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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Winter ranks 57th coldest

Winter climate data provided by the state's climatologist office shows neither Augusta nor the Georgia had its worst winter ever.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, March 31, 2014

MOX construction not changed

Shaw Areva MOX Services President Kelly Trice said in a message to employees that the company has not received direction from the NNSA or U.S. Energy Department to change its construction status.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Gas prices begin annual creep upward

Higher prices at the gas pump that crept up throughout March are a sign of springtime, according to AAA Auto Club Group.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, March 28, 2014

Pacers and Polo postponed

The Pacers and Polo event will be held Sunday. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and the games begin at 1 p.m. at Powder House Field.
By Meg Mirshak

Signal center officially becomes Cyber Center

A new sign at the military installation's main entryway was unveiled Friday, signifying the Signal Center of Excellence's transition to the Cyber Center of Excellence.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, March 27, 2014

MOX safety report returns no issues

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's 2013 performance review of the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site reported no safety issues.
By Meg Mirshak

Fort Gordon gate temporarily closed Friday

Fort Gordon's Gate 1 will be closed to inbound and outbound traffic from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Hundreds compete in Special Olympics

About 900 Special Olympic athletes turned out with a competitive spirit on a chilly spring morning at Fort Gordon's Barton Field. Fort Gordon was the host for the games for the 30th year.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS public info session Thursday

A public information session on various Savannah River Site projects, programs and missions will be held Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

SRS shipments wait on New Mexico site

Savannah River Site has continued preparing shipments of transuranic waste for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico, which stopped receiving waste after a fire in February.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, March 24, 2014

SRS influence on women focus of lecture

A lesser-known history of the Savannah River Site's affects on women during the Cold War era will be discussed Tuesday at The Pickens-Salley Symposium.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, March 21, 2014

DHEC requests MOX plutonium status

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton on Friday requested the status of plutonium material that was to be processed by the MOX plant at ...
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Common Core debated among superintendent candidates

Six Republican candidates for Georgia school superintendent speaking at a forum Thursday recommended eliminating or reforming Common Core education standards to improve student achievement.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Plan ahead for Fort Gordon visits

Because traffic surges are common during weekend events, Fort Gordon leaders urge motorists to build in extra time, or if possible, to come up to three days before the event to get a visitor's pass.
By Meg Mirshak

Par-Tee on the Green hopes to fill void

A new party planned for downtown during Masters Week - Par-Tee on the Green - hopes to fill a festive void.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Georgia Tech dean visits Augusta school

Georgia Tech College of Engineering Dean Gary May spoke to students at the Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School on Tuesday, explaining how engineers help our lives.
By Meg Mirshak

Apply for home energy assistance this week

The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority will accept applications for its Energy Assistance Program through Friday.
By Meg Mirshak

D.C. flight ending in June

Augusta was one of 17 cities that lost nonstop flights to Reagan National Airport as part of American Airlines' merger with US Airways.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Vogtle's expansion draws industry veteran

For Mark Verbeck, the nation's commercial nuclear revival represented a promise too formidable for it to go on without him.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, March 14, 2014

Rain forecast for St. Patrick's Day

The annual St. Patrick's Day parade is scheduled at 2 p.m. at James Brown Arena, following its traditional route down Telfair Street to 11th Street and finally down Broad Street.
By Meg Mirshak

Top headlines

Meth use on rise in Richmond County

Production of meth, a highly addictive drug made from household cold medicine, batteries, drain cleaner, brake fluid and other harmful chemicals, increased in recent years when the shake-and-bake ...