Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...insert another in his chest. "These families have been suffering for 25 years," said Nora Moye, a protester who also is a spokeswoman for the human rights group Amnesty International. "But as much as they're suffering, after tonight they'll still be...

Suspect arrested in fire set at Augusta bank

...investigating after someone set a fire in an Augusta bank over the weekend.A suspect has been arrested, according to Augusta Fire spokeswoman Dee Griffin, athough a name has not been released.Firefighters and police were called to Regions Bank, 1219 Augusta West...

Partridge Inn set for soft opening March 11

...remaining rooms on the first through third floors will reopen in time for the Masters Tournament, said Melissa Webb, a spokeswoman for the property.On March 11, The P.I. Bar & Grill also will reopen to the public, with the first Sunday brunch scheduled...

Suspended SC State president sues school

...prior to filing the complaint, and our efforts were not successful," said his attorney, Nancy Bloodgood.S.C. State spokeswoman Sonja Bennett-Bellamy said the school had no comment.Elzey is supposed to be paid $305,400 this year, with $173...

Woman's execution postponed over issues with drug

...Georgia's death row Monday was postponed over concerns about the potency of the lethal injectionA Department of Corrections spokeswoman announced at 11 p.m. that the substance had tested at the required strength before the planned 7 p.m. execution but...

Hearing set on proposed pipeline

...greatest amount of pipeline planned, no open house is scheduled there. Georgia DOT is a stated host of the meetings, but spokeswoman Jill Nagel said there may not be a DOT representative at each meeting, nor does public comment go to DOT directly. Instead...

Corporate food makers mask recognizable logos, try hipster guises

...only sign it's owned by McDonald's is the "McCafe" in small print at the bottom of the restaurant logo. McDonald's spokeswoman Becca Hary said in an e-mail the location is a "learning lab" for testing "new and different food and beverages never...

Across the region

...Division to lead an investigation into what happened at Lee Cor rectional Institution in Bishopville.Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said an officer was trying to search an inmate when several others attacked the seven officers. The officers...

Charter schools rebound after problematic starts

AIKEN - The charter schools in Aiken County are about halfway through their first school year, and spokeswomen from the two schools agree that things are running much more smoothly compared with the rocky start in the fall. "Everything's...

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State grant helped pay consolidation costs

...State grants to local governments are not money falling from the skies, no matter what local elected officials think, said spokeswomen for citizen action groups. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs awarded Augusta a $274,000 grant to help pay for...

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