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Ga. to develop mountain truck terminal

...Savannah is the key to prosperity for the entire state of Georgia," he told the dignitaries assembled for the ceremony. "Today's step is a further ratification of that vision and that goal."Chambers of commerce and other industry recruiters in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/ga-develop-mountain-truck-
Final vote on stormwater fee set for today by Augusta Commission

...second and final Augusta Commission vote today.While code amendments typically go for...would secure passage of a second reading today."I think it's something we need to...The called meeting is the first of seven today. The last is a work session for commissioners...

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Stormwater fee passes 6-4

Augusta's controversial stormwater utility fee passed 6-4 today with Augusta city commissioners Grady Smith, Mary Davis, Wayne Guilfoyle and Sean Frantom opposed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-28/stormwater-fee-passes-6-4
GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum speaks to Aiken Republican Club July 28

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is scheduled to speak in Aiken on today at Newberry Hall.Santorum, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania who won in Iowa as a candidate during a 2012 bid for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-27/gop-presidential-hopeful-rick
Donovan returns to sidelines to take part in MLS' All-Star Week

...debut in the Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game today in Commerce City, Colo., part of All-Star...major role in building MLS into what it is today, attended the debut earlier this month...Donovan said he's impressed at how advanced today's youth are compared to when he was their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/donovan-returns-sidelines-take-pa
Wide, heavy load ties up local traffic in Columbia County

...week, but not for the usual reasons.Two giant freight shipments called "mega loads" passing through the area on Monday and today had Georgia Department of Transportation officials issuing warnings about traffic stoppages and slowdowns across a six-county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-27/wide-heavy-load-ties-local-tr
Overtime

...Virginia late Monday night with the winner advancing to Wednesday's title game but it was rained out and rescheduled for noon today. Women's College BasketballPacers add new assistant coachUSC Aiken and head women's basketball coach Mike Brandt announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/overtime
California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

...is in a really bad situation," he said. "The last two or three weeks I tried to keep very focused. It was really hard. Today I swam for my country."The top 10 finishers qualified for the Olympics, including fourth-place Sean Ryan of Chattanooga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/california-surfer-wins-10k-open-w
Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...Olympics released a statement, and planned a celebration at a Boston pub later Monday."We need to move forward as a city, and today's decision allows us to do that on our own terms, not the terms of the USOC or the IOC," the statement said. "We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-27/boston-drops-bid-2024-ol
Magnolia Cemetery keeps history of Augusta alive

...copper casket," said Murphy. ''They used those back in the 1800s and they might preserve the bodies better than they do today.''There is a online gravesite database Murphy recommends for those who want to find family members buried in Magnolia or...

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