Attacks on health-care workers, nurses, doctors spark alarm

ATLANTA -- Nurses, doctors, emergency medical technicians and other health-care workers get punched, bit and slammed into walls while doing their jobs, and a legislative panel is considering...

'Sound Man' records role in music history

...remembers everything.Johns, a recording engineer and producer, began his career at the start of the '60s, when studio technicians still wore white lab coats. He went on to work with the Stones, the Small Faces, the Steve Miller Band, The Kinks, The...

Biz Bits

...GAYAward/honor: Named the top mortgage loan producer for First Bank Mortgage for October.ED GASKILLAward/honor: Named the technician of the month for September by Pollock Co. JOE GAYLORAward/honor: Named the salesperson of the month for October by Pollock...

First Unisys job event held in Augusta, hiring to start this week

...Veteran Ben Halsted applied for several positions hoping to secure work after being laid off in mid-September as a multimedia technician at Fort Gordon.Halsted said he waited about 30 minutes before interviewing with a job-screener."It seems like they're...

Cybersecurity war waged in office parks

...hard drives, including at least one that looks like it has a bullet hole in it. Another was seized during the Gulf War.A technician with magnifying glasses leans over a digital tablet's colorful circuit board, soldering small wires that could eventually...

Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...painters, he's also seen worker deficiencies across several crafts, including electricians, plumbers, heating and air technicians and even landscapers.The biggest hassle this presents for Ivey comes when he's forced to increase the amount of time...

Recalls for Infiniti SUVs, Chrysler pickups

...A debris cover over a circuit board in the steering column control module can disrupt communications and disable the stability control. Technicians will upgrade software to fix the SUVs, and customers will be notified in December.

As coal jobs vanish, miners search for new careers

...school to find a new career.Turley took advantage of free classes offered to laid off miners and got certified as a HVAC technician. But like many of the jobs taught at career centers in rural West Virginia, Ken tucky and Virginia, he doesn't make nearly...

Coroner's office seeks smooth running after overhaul

...where property is found. Any items taken back to the office must be handed over by a deputy sheriff, an emergency medical technician or a family member.Someone must then sign off on the receipt, which is again signed by another person before it goes into...

Clarence Shirey Sr.

...Joseph and Lorene Shirey. He attended the University of South Carolina and served his country during World War II as a Navy Technician Medic on the Pacific theater of operations. Mr. Shirey was a retired district manager for the Southland Life Insurance Company...