Meg Mirshak

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

'Get On Up' tickets on sale today

The star and director of the James Brown movie bio will walk the red carpet at its Augusta premiere, according to the Godfather of Soul's daughter, and a limited number of tickets for the event go ...
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, July 7, 2014

Georgia planned ahead for federal shortfall

Georgia road planners acted ahead of federal transportation funding shortfalls to keep construction projects moving forward, unlike other states now faced with halting highway work.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Veteran selected for memorial

World War II air cadet Marion Wallace "Wally" Morgan will be added to a tribute on Riverwalk Augusta that honors the area's most highly decorated veterans.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Peaches out after slow start

Finally, plenty of peaches are hitting local fruit stands after a slow start to the summer harvest.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, June 30, 2014

Second Project Jackson suit filed

North Augusta Riverfront Company LLC claims that Stephen Donohue's lawsuit against the city hampered a property sale causing profit loses and other unnamed damages.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, June 27, 2014

River's toxic ranking questioned

The Savannah ranked No. 3 in the nation for the highest amount of toxic chemicals dumped in its waters. The rankings, however, leave out a key fact used in scientific calculations.
By Meg Mirshak

James Brown movie showing early in Augusta

The James Brown movie bio Get On Up will be shown at Augusta's Regal Cinemas on July 24, eight days before it opens in theaters nationwide.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Project Jackson trial rescheduled

The trial deciding the future of North Augusta's baseball stadium development was postponed while a judge decides what evidence the city can use in court.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Age, maturity factors in leaving child alone

Children 8 years old or younger should never be left alone at home even for a short time, and parent's discretion should be used for older children.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

German nuclear waste study underway

The environmental impact of a U.S. Energy Department proposal to remove highly radioactive nuclear waste from terrorists' hands won't be known for nearly a year or longer.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, June 23, 2014

Mosquito prevention needed

The arrival of another mosquito-borne disease in Georgia has Richmond County Mosquito Control on high alert, urging residents to protect themselves.
By Meg Mirshak

Meeting today on German waste proposal

Federal officials from the U.S. Energy Department will discuss potential shipments of highly-radioactive nuclear waste from Germany at a public meeting Tuesday.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Internship program offers veterans career opportunities

About 15 veterans based out of Fort Gordon have participated in Operation Warfighter at Savannah River Site, where 24 percent of the federal workforce are military veterans.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, June 20, 2014

Funds needed for new shelter

On Thursday, SafeHomes launched the public phase of a $3 million capital campaign to build a new shelter for women escaping domestic violence.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Project Jackson suit headed to court

North Augusta city leaders and an opponent of a planned riverfront development will play ball next week in front of a South Carolina judge who will decide the fate of a new Augusta GreenJackets ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SRR president leaving

Savannah River Remediation's Ken Rueter is being replaced by Stuart MacVean, according to a news release from URS-Corporation, a parent company of SRR.
By Meg Mirshak

Senate panel backs MOX funding

The U.S. Senate Energy and Water Appropriations subcommittee approved $400 million for the MOX facility, or $204 million more than proposed to shut down the program.
By Meg Mirshak

Girl Scout camp needs donations

Camp Tanglewood, off Columbia Road, fell behind on maintenance work following February's ice storm. The staff is stuggling to get the site in the best shape for summer campers.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, June 16, 2014

South Carolina threatens fines for SRS delays

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said it could fine the federal government $193 million for missing deadlines to clean nuclear waste tanks.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Sales tax funding helps upkeep of roadside maintenance

Since 2013, Augusta-Richmond County has spent $572,472 from transportation tax discretionary funds to keep roadsides, retention ponds, medians and drainage easements tidy.
By Meg Mirshak

Top headlines

Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage rate unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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