Meg Mirshak

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Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Service members finish 10-day memorial run

More than 100 military personnel ran a combined 1,512 miles - one mile for each Marine and sailor who lost their life in Iraq or Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001. The 10-day run concluded Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Man takes on downtown cleanup

Since late summer, Glen Ford has scoured Broad Street sidewalks and parking wells collecting beer bottles, food containers, cigarette butts and other waste discarded on Friday and Saturday nights.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Fort Gordon bus route begins service

Augusta's newest bus route began service Monday, rolling down Wrightsboro Road and Gordon Highway to create a connection to Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Farmers harvesting cotton in 'good average year'

Burke County will produce an estimated 56,000 cotton bales this year, said Extension Agent Peyton Sapp. The county's 28,000 acres are a small portion of more than 1.3 million cotton acres in Georgia.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Political newcomer, incumbent in House 125 race

Political newcomer W.P. 'Pat' Garrett is challenging Democratic incumbent Rep. Earnest Smith for the Georgia House District 125 seat.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Fort Gordon bus route starts Monday

A new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall and Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road begins Monday.
By Meg Mirshak

Symphony exec director leaves

Mieko Hatano has stepped down as executive director of Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
By Meg Mirshak

Players taking domestic violence pledge

Before facing off on the field, Greenbrier and Lakeside high schools players, cheerleaders and other students are invited to sign a pledge saying they won't tolerate abusive relationships.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

SRS waste storage plans detailed

Under federal budget pressure, Savannah River Site is facing stiff time constraints to safely dispose of highly-radioactive nuclear waste before its aging facilities reach the end of their life spans.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

The 10th annual Tribute to the Fallen run continues nonstop until each servicemember has a mile run in their honor. About 100 Marines and sailors will share laps.
By Meg Mirshak

Hearing Friday for man charged with killing Aiken officer

A pre-trial hearing for accused cop killer Stephon Morrell Carter will be held Friday at the Charleston County courthouse.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

New leadership named for MOX project

David Del Vecchio, formerly vice president of project management of CB&I Areva MOX Services, is replacing Kelly Trice, according to a news release.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Protest latest opposition against Project Jackson

The newest opponent of North Augusta's Project Jackson doesn't want to see concrete replace trees, animal habitats and a scenic park near the Savannah River.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Partnerships needed in cyber sectors, NSA director says

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, said the nation's security rests on breaking down bariers between private and government sectors specializing in cyber defense. ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Another module placed at Vogtle

One of the newest nuclear reactors in the nation continues to take shape at Plant Vogtle, most recently adding a 180,000-pound steel structure to Unit 3.
By Meg Mirshak

Young Marines win award

The Department of Defense recognized members of the Young Marines, including some from the Augusta area, for spreading anti-drug messages to peers.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Cyber security focus of summit

Adm. Michael Rogers is the keynote speaker at the Cyber Education Summit at Georgia Regents University. Rogers is the commander of U.S. Cyber Command.
By Meg Mirshak

Project Jackson could go to Supreme Court

North Augusta has asked the South Carolina Supreme Court to take up the Project Jackson lawsuit, urging a quick resolution to an appeal the city says could put the development's future in jeopardy.
By Meg Mirshak

Report finds no safety issues at MOX

Routine inspections at the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site returned no safety or compliance issues for the construction contractor.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

MOX email exercise cites Ebola

A cyber security training exercise at Savannah River Site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility used a fake scenario of a University Hospital nurse contracting Ebolat.
By Meg Mirshak
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Top headlines

Monitor reports worsening Vogtle delays

Scheduling delays for two nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle are worsening, according to a report from a state-hired construction monitor.
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