Meg Mirshak

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Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Snake disease found

Georgia's snake population could be threatened by a deadly fungal disease that has been found in a wild snake in Bulloch County.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Road work continues throughout counties

Relief isn’t coming anytime soon for motorists on several high-traffic commuter routes in Richmond and Columbia counties where construction is underway to widen the roads.
By Meg Mirshak

Public feedback sought on housing funds

Augusta residents have a chance to tell city leaders how they think federal housing funds should be used to improve the community.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Augustan to chair DOT board

Augusta business owner Don Grantham was elected chairman of the State Transportation Board, according to a news release.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Loud noises possible near Fort Gordon

Explosives training will be held at the installation's artillery impact area Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until dusk, according to a news release.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS basin improved to prevent water discharges

After rainwater seeped inside a nuclear waste vault at Savannah River Site, liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation has made improvements in an effort to prevent future discharges of ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Nuclear workers learn about medical benefits

On Wednesday, hundreds of former nuclear workers learned more about filing claims for medical benefits available for illnesses related to work in the nuclear industry.
By Meg Mirshak

Project Jackson order filed

North Augusta did not have to prove new findings of blight in the area where it plans to build a new GreenJackets stadium, according to the judge who ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Army official makes visit to Fort Gordon

A top U.S. Army official visited Fort Gordon on Tuesday for a private meeting to address local and state leaders on the future of the post.
By Meg Mirshak

Judge rules in favor of Project Jackson

North Augusta's Project Jackson is moving forward. Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit that includes a new stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS removes cobweblike bacteria colonies

A mysterious bacteria growing on Savannah River Site's spent nuclear fuel storage basins has been removed using a special vacuum.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Meetings planned on health benefits for nuclear workers

The U.S. Labor Department is hosting two town hall meetings on Wednesday to provide public information on medical benefits available for some nuclear workers.
By Meg Mirshak

Auditions Saturday for youth music group

Auditions for the JB Academy of Musik Pupils will be held Saturday at the Augusta Museum of History.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Report: Aging SRS infrastructure needs updates

Federal budget constraints have mounted to more than $1 billion in deferred maintenance costs for Savannah River Site's Cold War-era infrastructure, leading to more expensive future capital ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Family recalls Robin Williams

For Augusta leukemia survivor Brennan Simkins, happy memories of a rare meeting with actor and comedian Robin Williams quickly turned to sadness Monday as news of the actor's death left his fans ...
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Young nuclear workers meeting in Augusta

Young minds from the nuclear industry will converge on Augusta next week for an annual meeting focused on advancing nuclear power in the United States.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Lady Antebellum selected for Georgia Music Hall of Fame

Country music trio Lady Antebellum will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.
By Meg Mirshak

App features Thurmond water data

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has released a smartphone application that puts the same data from its popular water management Web site in the palm of your hand.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS contractor joins education partnership

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the management and operations contractor at Savannah River Site, has joined a partnership at Augusta Technical College for nuclear education.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

New SRS advisory board members wanted

The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board is accepting applications for panel members to serve during its 2015-2017 term.
By Meg Mirshak
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