Meg Mirshak

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Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Program provides mortgage assistance

Two weeks after Lori Walker purchased her first home, she received news that rocked her financial stability. Fearing she couldn't cover her mortgage, she turned to a program helping homeowners ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Soldiers returning from Ebola response

Fort Gordon soldiers who deployed to West Africa to aid against the spread of the Ebola virus will return home sooner than expected, according to Army officials.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Miss Georgia visits VA hospital

Maggie Bridges, the reigning Miss Georgia, visited Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center to thank veterans for their service and learn about the care they receive.
By Meg Mirshak

Parade grand marshal named

Bob Cashin was named the grand marshal of the 2015 St. Patrick's Day parade.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Electric vehicle tax credits could end

State tax credits that have allowed thousands of Georgians to drive electric vehicles at nearly no cost could be coming to an end if the state House favors a bill proposed by one lawmaker.
By Meg Mirshak

Pardon Our Mess: Litter on Calhoun Expressway

Significant amounts of litter have accumulated along the edges of John C. Calhoun Expressway.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Free tax preparation assistance offered

The AARP Foundation is offering free tax preparation assistance for low- and moderate-income taxpayers at six sites in the Augusta area.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Officers selected for Army cyber branch

The Army has made a major stride toward building its new cyber warfare career field with the selection of the first officers who will train specifically to defend cyberspace.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Officials discuss Ft. Gordon infrastructure

U.S. Army officials are convening at Fort Gordon today to discuss the installation's future infrastructure needs linked to the Cyber Command relocation.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Level budget proposed for MOX

The U.S. Department of Energy proposed a budget that keeps the embattled mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at a slower pace for construction.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Entries needed for St. Patrick's Day parade

Organizers of the annual St. Patrick's Day parade held in downtown Augusta are looking for entries.
By Meg Mirshak

Signal battalion leaving Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon is losing 450 soldiers this summer when a signal battalion moves to Fort Stewart outside of Savannah, the Army announced Friday.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Vogtle reactors delayed 18 months

The contractor consortium building two nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has announced an 18-month delay to complete the expansion project, according to a document filed Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak

Airport board selects chairman

Augusta Regional Airport's governing board selected a new chairman and welcomed the airport's new executive director Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Airport searching for music performers

Local music groups and singers interested in performing at Augusta Regional Airport during Masters Week are invited to apply.
By Meg Mirshak

Airport growth remains flat

More than 530,000 passengers traveled through Augusta Regional in 2014, just 851 more than the previous year, according to statistics provided by the airport.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS waste shipment delays to continue

Recovery work at an underground government repository in New Mexico continues as the U.S. Department of Energy aims to resume limited operations early next year.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

SRS cleanup pushed to 2065

Clean up of Savannah River Site's Cold War nuclear waste has been pushed back to fiscal year 2065, requiring an addition $25 billion and more than two extra decades of work, according to latest ...
By Meg Mirshak

Augustans in D.C. for Cyber Command recruitment

A delegation from Fort Gordon and the Augusta area is in the nation's capital encouraging U.S. Army Cyber Command's civilian workforce to make the Garden City their new home.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

SRS information session Wednesday

A public information session to educate residents on projects at Savannah River Site is Wednesday.
By Meg Mirshak
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State legislators won't push bill for mayor

The state legislators that Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis needs to draft legislation that will give him more power say that won’t happen this year, with less than a month remaining in the legislative ...
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