Meg Mirshak

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Isakson: Fort Gordon adding troops while others face cuts

Fort Gordon is expected to add a small number of troops while Army installations across the nation including two in Georgia prepare for large-scale force reductions by the end of 2017, according ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

SRS contractor adds staff to emergency program

Savannah River Site's liquid waste contractor nearly tripled the number of staff for its emergency drill program following an evaluation that revealed numerous shortfalls.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Man unearths history of Bath paper, textile mill

A smokestack and rusty water tower rise above piles of rubble where John Jones has spent years using a backhoe to excavate brick tunnels, aqueducts, walls and other remnants of Bath Mill, a paper ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Arrive early for Fort Gordon fireworks

Augusta's Army post kicks off area patriotic celebrations with a communitywide event on Barton Field. Fort Gordon cautions the public to arrive early for access at security gates and random ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Georgia top clean energy job creator

Georgia's booming solar industry led to its rank as the No. 1 job creator in the clean energy industry during the first quarter of 2015, according to a report released Tuesday.
By Meg Mirshak

Richmond County issues first marriage license to gay couple

The first license to wed for a gay couple in Richmond County was issued Tuesday to the Rev. Rick Sosbe and his partner of more than seven years, Michael Rhen.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, June 29, 2015

Richmond County yet to see same-sex couple wed

No couples has applied for marriage licenses in Richmond County as of Monday afternoon, the first full business day following the U.S. Supreme Court opinion that legalized gay marriage nationwide.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Summer crowds flock to Thurmond Lake

Busy days are expected through the July Fourth holiday and beyond, even though the lake pool will likely drop a few feet. For now, everyone’s enjoying the conditions.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, June 25, 2015

NSA director praises Augusta cyber sector

The chief of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command praised Augusta's growing cyber sector and its initiative to support a military and civilian defense speciality that's increasingly ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Vogtle project

Five years after the U.S. Department of Energy offered loan guarantees to three utility partners building reactors at Plant Vogtle, the last agreement was finalized Wednesday with the Municipal ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Welcome center getting upgrades

Visitors to Georgia will be greeted with shiny new restrooms and information booths when they cross the state line.
By Meg Mirshak

Military, civilian leaders come to Augusta for cyber security conference

Top military and civilian leaders in cyber security are descending on Augusta this week for a conference where private technology industries will continue to share practices with the government to ...
By Meg Mirshak

Job fair Thursday

Fort Gordon is hosting a job fair Thursday for military service members, veterans and spouses.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Project Jackson awaits private investment

Mayor Lark Jones said groundbreaking has not been scheduled, and the city won't proceed until it's assured that private developers can come through on their portion of the deal.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, June 19, 2015

Vietnam vets honored with welcome home ceremony

Under a blazing sun, Vietnam War veterans were honored with a welcome home parade and ceremony Friday at Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

SC high court backs Project Jackson

The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a North Augusta ordinance being used to finance a new stadium development for the Augusta GreenJackets
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MOX needs $1 billion yearly, leader says

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said that Savannah River Site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility and other related processes need more than $1 billion annually to complete construction.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, June 15, 2015

Billboard owner 4 years behind on lease at airport

The owner of a small, local billboard company is more than four years behind on lease payments to Daniel Field, and the airport's commission agreed to renew the lease.
By Meg Mirshak

Army Corps district getting new leader

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District installs a new leader this week during a ceremony in Savannah.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Upgrades planned for River Watch intersection

The intersection where a crash led to the deaths of three children this month is scheduled to receive upgrades to traffic signals and pedestrian crossings before the end of the year to reduce ...
By Meg Mirshak
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Schools look to curb crime rise

While area schools are prepping for the upcoming year, administrators say they're keeping an eye on an area that could impact student achievement - crime.
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