Meg Mirshak

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Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

James Brown's daughters speak about dad's business

Two daughters of legendary soul singer James Brown shared candid thoughts on Tuesday night about growing up with their dad, known to the world as the 'hardest working man in show business.'
By Meg Mirshak

Registration required for turkey giveaway

Registration for the annual James Brown Turkey Giveaway will be held on four Saturdays prior to the event on Nov. 24.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Recruitment, retention focus of cyber command

Under the pressure of a rapidly changing cyber network, the military needs to recruit and ensure retention of highly-skilled and trained soldiers.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Homeowners file complaints against developer

The Better Business Bureau has received 106 complaints that Crown Communities has responded to and the agency considers resolved.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Bus service to Fort Gordon coming

After years trying to start a bus route to Fort Gordon, Augusta Public Transit will begin running buses between the military installation and shopping destinations on Wrightsboro Road next month.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Center helps SRS retirees with health benefits

The Savannah River Site Retiree Resource Center opened last month in Aiken to assist former site employees preparing and filing benefits-related forms.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Electric car drivers won't change habits for new stations

As the infrastructure for electric vehicles continues to grow, some Augusta drivers say they aren’t dependent on charging stations outside of their garage but welcome the option to add a few miles ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Run to honor fallen soldier

Maj. Michael Donahue, who was killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 16, will be honored with a memorial run. Donahue was formerly stationed at Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Swanee Quintet marks 75 years

The Swanee Quintet is trying to maintain the sound and style of traditional gospel music while making it relevant for modern tastes. The group, founded in Augusta, celebrates its 75th anniversary ...
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Preschoolers kickoff Children's Week

Smiling, laughing children filled the Jessye Norman Amphitheater at Riverwalk Augusta on Friday morning to kickoff a week dedicated just for them.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Auto auction Saturday

The quarterly auction benefitting Salvation Army programs is Saturday. Many of the vehicles on the auction block have low mileage and need no refurbishment, said auto auction coordinator Jessica ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Local leaders discuss transportation funding

Georgia politicians are searching for a solution to fix the state's crumbling infrastructure while determining how to avoid double-taxing regions in the state.
By Meg Mirshak

Developer fined by Georgia EPD

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for failing to control erosion and other water quality control violations.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

TGI Fridays closes doors

The TGI Fridays restaurant on Washington Road served its last meal Sunday.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS begins new cleanup project

Savannah River Site has started a new cleanup project to remove 1.3 million cubic yards of ash created by a former 1950s-era, coal-fired power plant.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

SRS building wins sustainability award

Savannah River Site's tritium administration building won the first sustainability award from the National Nuclear Security Administration.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

MOX facility survives budget battle

The mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site has survived the most threatening push to halt construction in its tumultuous history, but the funding fight isn't finished.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

City display flips American flags

The Riverwalk flagpole designated for the current American flag waved a 36-star flag, which dates to 1865, until Friday, a day after the city's parks, recreation and facilities Director Bob Levine ...
By Meg Mirshak

State transportation committee meeting in Augusta

A state transportation committee tasked with identifying funding sources for infrastructure needs across Georgia will meet Tuesday in Augusta.
By Meg Mirshak
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Thomson game adds security

THOMSON, Ga. -- McDuffie County officials will add extra security precautions tonight after fight rumors circulated related to the last Thomson High home football game of the season.
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