Meg Mirshak

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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

Airport emergency drill Wednesday

An emergency drill at Augusta Regional Airport will be conducted Wednesday morning, according to the airport.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Project Jackson before Supreme Court on Tuesday

North Augusta’s Project Jackson, a proposed $183 million development funded by a public-private partnership, goes before the South Carolina Supreme Court on Tuesday.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, May 1, 2015

Future of bus route awaits commission

The bus route to Fort Gordon will continue until the Augusta Commission makes a decision on its future, said Augusta Administrator Janice Allen Jackson.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS granted extension for tank closure

Savannah River Site was granted an 8-month extension to close an underground high-level nuclear waste storage tank.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Airport sees revenue hike from private jets during Masters

Flight operations at the general aviation terminal totaled 2,844 from April 5 to April 13 – the nine days surrounding the Masters Tournament.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SRS contractor gets 2 year extension

The U.S. Energy Department extended the contract for Savannah River Remeditaion, which manages highly-radioactive iquid waste at Savannah River Site.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Airport updating business program

A required three-year update is beginning for Augusta Regional Airport's plan that seeks to increase the number of minority-owned small businesses doing work on federal contracts.
By Meg Mirshak

Fort housing open to retirees

The occupancy rate at one of Fort Gordon's older neighborhoods dropped below a target level, allowing the private housing company to offer leases to retired military.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Pardon our mess: Muddy puddle at former school

The vacant school property has a large, muddy puddle that formed after recent heavy rainfall.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, April 25, 2015

MOX costs on the rise

U.S. efforts to fulfill a nuclear nonproliferation agreement with Russia were challenged last week by a shocking new pricetag for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, April 23, 2015

SC Republicans dispute MOX estimate

Rep. Joe Wilson and Sens. Lind­sey Graham and Tim Scott say that an independent assessment prepared for Congress has questionable cost figures and that the Obama administration should commit ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MOX cost estimate swells to $47.5 billion

The cost estimate to finish building and operating the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site has swelled to $47.5 billion, according to the National Nuclear Security ...
By Meg Mirshak

New workers not prepared for job openings

The Augusta region's workforce is getting old, and the younger generation isn't studying career fields to prepare for job openings in the next five years, according to a study released Wednesday.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, April 17, 2015

Block party to honor James Brown

The inaugural James Brown Block Party Tribute will bring together musical acts and fans of the legendary late soul singer for a festival to mark his birthday.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Noise expected from Fort Gordon training

Loud noises are expected near Fort Gordon on Thursday and Friday as the installation conducts training exercises.
By Meg Mirshak
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