Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

...expect to see lower prices at the supermarket. Transportation costs constitute only a small slice of those prices, and...dollar spent at the supermarket goes toward food transportation costs, Kuhns said. Mostly, retail food prices are...

More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

...businesses. Farmers with small operations now often have to truck their cattle 50 or 100 miles to be processed. Higher transportation costs are being passed along to customers at farmers markets, restaurants and groceries that specialize in locally grown...

IRS mileage change to affect drivers

...but the Internal Revenue Service believes that transportation costs have gone down and that reimbursements for business...news release, the rate reflects "generally lower transportation costs compared to a year ago." But as of Monday, unleaded...

Four-day school week proposal drawing online comments

...Howard suggested the shorter week would save on transportation costs at time teachers are facing more furlough days...collection from parents to make up the $4300 per FRIDAY transportation costs. I wonder how long it would take them to raise...

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Four day school week considered by Richmond County school board member

...meeting after asking how much could be saved in transportation costs going to such a schedule. Howard was told that...conducted a study and determined one day's savings in transportation costs would be about $4,300. Howard said he'll...

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Buy local produce, shop in bulk to save

...price because the seller doesn't have to pay transportation costs to bring the produce in, said Virginia Schwarzenbach...market because these farmers don't have to pay transportation costs. However, produce is often cheaper at stores...

Coroner requests funds to cover transportation costs, employee salary

...an absent medical examiner, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen is requesting additional funding to help float transportation costs and pay for a part-time employee.The proposal, which calls for $30,000 generated from the department's...

Coroner granted funds to offset transportation costs

The Richmond County Coroner's Office will get some relief now that it can access funds collected through a partnership with Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Rants & Raves

...them all come and we will separate the ones that must be returned, after the taxpayers pay for all medical and transportation costs. A BIG RAVE for Clyde Welch, who helped me change the flat tire on my wife's car in front of Bellevue Cemetery...

Make recycling mandatory

...economically. Given Augusta's infrastructure, the access to road and rail may alleviate both the environmental and transportation costs.The second issue would be getting the community on board with sorting trash into separate bins and dealing with...