Meg Mirshak

Stories by Meg Mirshak

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Fees would apply to show dogs

Performance and show animals won't be exempt from steep annual licensing fees for owners who chose not to spay or neuter pets under a requirement.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

VA deputy secretary, Fox News co-anchorman speaking at symposium

Deputy Secretary of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson and Jon Scott of Fox News will deliver keynote addresses at a two-day symposium on care for military veterans being held in ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Contest encourages life jacket use

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is encouraging boaters and swimmers to wear a life jacket by offering prizes through a social media contest.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, May 18, 2015

Masters Week traffic drops at Daniel Field

The steep increase in private flights at Au­gusta Regional Airport during Masters Week contributed to a 14 percent decrease at Daniel Field, a small general aviation airport.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Efforts underway to protect tortoises from solar farms

Georgia's official state reptile - the gopher tortoise - could be further threatened by the state's sudden surge of solar farms cropping up on rural lands where the tortoises burrow in sandy soil.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Solar farm work begins

U.S. Army initiatives to diversify the nation's energy grid with renewable sources reached a new benchmark Thursday with the start of construction for a 209-acre solar panel farm on Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Nature trail is a trip down memory lane

A newly-opened walking trail within the boundaries of Savannah River Site navigates the streets of Ellenton, a town that was relocated in the early 1950s to make way for the Savannah River Site.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Fort Gordon soldiers deploying

Fort Gordon soldiers will deploy at the end of May to assist U.S. operations against terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, May 11, 2015

SRS expanding biomass power plant

A new boiler at Savannah River Site's biomass power-generating plant will help prevent a loss of steam and electricity production during extreme cold weather.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Laney-Walker roadwork inside GRU starts Monday

The heart of Georgia Re­gents University's health sciences campus will become a construction zone Monday as work begins to narrow Laney-Walker Boulevard.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, May 8, 2015

Army wife is named top spouse

Corie Weathers, the wife of Fort Gordon Ar­my Chaplain Matthew Weathers, was named the 2015 Military Spouse of the Year at a luncheon in the nation's capital Friday.
By Meg Mirshak

Road closures begin Monday

Beginning Monday, a few roads near Augusta National Golf Club will be permanently or temporarily closed for construction of a new Berckmans Road.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Master plan underway for Graniteville

Ten years after a devastating train wreck and chlorine spill accelerated the demise of the town's textile industry, Graniteville, S.C. residents learned Thursday night about efforts to redevelop ...
By Meg Mirshak

2 issues found in SRS waste tanks

High levels of mercury and a faulty valve were recently discovered in Savannah River Site's aging, highly-radioactive nuclear waste storage tanks.
By Meg Mirshak

Teachers receive grants

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions awarded grants totaling $75,000 to local teachers.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Transportation officials break ground on Berckmans Road project

State and local officials on Wednesday broke ground on the $16.7 million Berckmans Road overhaul that was scheduled for next year but began early to complete the first phase before the 2016 ...
By Meg Mirshak

Graniteville public meeting Thursday

Graniteville, S.C. residents are invited to a presentation Thursday on public health tracking and community partnerships and projects with local businesses.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Vogtle emergency drill Wednesday

An emergency drill at Plant Vogtle will be held Wednesday.
By Meg Mirshak

Supreme Court hears Project Jackson case

South Carolina's Supreme Court justices questioned the city of North Augusta's use of public meeting laws during its proceedings to approve funding a new baseball stadium.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, May 4, 2015

SRS affected by emergency planning push

Savannah River Site falls under a new U.S. Energy De­partment plan to strengthen emergency preparedness and response at the nation's nuclear materials facilities.
By Meg Mirshak
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