Monday, January 13, 2014

Outlet Mall coming to Augusta?

Serious talks commence on possible outlet mall in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Very serious talks have commenced to get an outlet mall in Augusta, near Cabela's on RIVER WATCH PKWY.

The announcement is expected by January 31, and groundbreaking work could begin as soon as October.

The new shopping center is expected to be around 500,000 square feet (55,555 square yards).  The Georgia Theater could possibly be moved as well.

Ben Carter, from Carter Enterprises, is behind the plan. He's the same man working on outlet malls in Savannah and in Atlanta.


OLD DIBBLE RD shut down after power line catches dangling tree on fire

MONTMORENCI — OLD DIBBLE RD is currently shut down as crews begin cleaning up the tree debris after a power line ignited a dangling tree on fire.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that the 400 block of OLD DIBBLE RD is still shut down as crews repair the power line.  A dangling tree caught fire when it hit the power lines, causing the tree and power line to fall.

Aiken Electric Cooperative said the tree tore down two phases of wire, but power should be restored to residents at this point.  Only residents who live on OLD DIBBLE RD are allowed to travel on that portion of highway at this time.  All thru traffic is still being prohibited.

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An Oklahoma man was arrested and charged with killing his stepfather with an "atomic wedgie". [WFXG Fox 54]

A jury has been picked for a Rincon, Ga. woman charged with failure to report a murder after her husband shot and killed a man over 12 months ago, before the husband was killed by law enforcers. [WTOC 11]

The owner of a motel in Boone was arrested and charged with killing three people via carbon monoxide poisoning. [WTOC 11]


Georgia defeated South Carolina on Sunday in the inaugural Border Bowl, 24-10.  Williston-Elko standout Taylor Hearn, the only Blue Devil on the South Carolina All-Stars roster, played on the offensive line for his final prep game. [WJBF-DT News Channel 6]

All ticket sales from the all-star game benefit the Ronald McDonald House, where sick children go.  That is known as a "home away from home". [WJBF-DT News Channel 6]


Did you watch the Golden Globes?  Breaking Bad won two Golden Globes despite the fact that the show is no longer on the air.  The show, which used to air on AMC, won best TV drama and Bryan Cranston won best actor in a drama series.  Complete list of winners of the Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, can be found on E! [E! Online]

Not this crap again: women are getting outraged at Candace Cameron Bure because she said that she was "submissive" in her marriage to ex-NHLer Valeri Bure, a marriage that happened when both were very young in 1996.  Glad that Mrs. Bure is standing her ground and speaking what she believes is right for her relationship. [WIS News 10]

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