Pardon our mess

...line along the road WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Georgia Power officials confirmed Tuesday that they are responsible for the telephone lines along Washington Road. ACTION PROMISED: Georgia Power official Epressia Stroud sent a crew Tuesday to determine...

FBI charges 14 with Internet gambling conspiracy

...government has charged 14 people with illegally using telephone lines to handle online bets. "Such blatant and widespread...broke a 1961 law making it a crime to use interstate telephone lines for gambling. "The Internet is not an electronic...

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IRS to reduce telephone help hours

...time that taxpayers can get help through toll-free telephone lines next spring, shaving the operating time by three...p.m., local time, through the IRS toll-free telephone lines. IRS statistics show that about 93 percent of calls...

Fast modems

...the service, which would work over ordinary home telephone lines, early this year. Computer users would have to get...getting high-speed data into the home -- specialized telephone lines and cable modems, which use the heavy coaxial cable...

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GTE to offer high-speed links to Internet

...Like other phone companies, GTE of Stamford, Conn., plans to offer customers Internet access over existing copper telephone lines using ADSL -- asymmetric digital subscriber line technology. It offers speeds up to 50 times faster than typical...

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Bell Atlantic to provide high-speed links to Internet

...some customers Internet access over existing copper telephone lines using ADSL -- asymmetric digital subscriber line...modems of 28.8 kilobits per second hooked to regular telephone lines. The service will be available to customers in the...

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City's help line needs help

...much for taking care of these areas of concern.It's very difficult getting through to Augusta Cares because the telephone lines are always busy. When I can get through, I report what deficiencies I have observed. I have tried to reach Mayor...

Interested in time travel? Check out newspaper's archives

...winds hit town at 10:13 the night before, downing trees on Greene Street and knocking out electrical power and telephone lines.You can tell the staff of The Chronicle was excited. Woven throughout the accounts are tales of valiant reporters...

Augusta Housing's public-private match fails to materialize

...As far as my numbers, it might be illustrative and very small compared to some of the numbers you've seen. Two telephone lines, $390. Letterheads and envelopes, $200, but actually I go downstairs to the clerk's office and steal her envelopes...

Grants help replace old equipment

...radio system for its Emergency Medical Services. After all, the old radio system was antiquated, at the mercy of telephone lines and frequently unreliable, said Mike Casey, the emergency management coordinator. When the county received a...