Meg Mirshak

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Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Project Jackson judge asked to reconsider

A South Carolina judge has been asked to reconsider his ruling in favor of North Augusta's Project Jackson development, which includes a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Augusta marks Sept. 11 anniversary

Augusta remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony Thursday morning recalling the nearly 3,000 lives lost and thanking first responders who risk their lives to help others.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Guitar Pull lineup announced

The lineup for the 2014 Guitar Pull once again features some of the hottest names in country music.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Sept. 11 ceremonies set Thursday

Ceremonies to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are scheduled in Columbia and Richmond counties and at Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Post meets new commander

Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty replaced Maj. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson as Fort Gordon commander in ceremonies Monday.
By Meg Mirshak

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Plant Vogtle expansion reaches 5,000 workers

Plant Vogtle's workforce has reached its largest number since construction of the commercial power plant's first two nuclear reactors in the mid-1980s.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Cyber defense brigade activated

Col. Donald Bray was named commander of the Cyber Protection Brigade during a ceremony at the military installation.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Nobel winner, nuclear expert to sign books

Nobel Peace Prize winner, nuclear nonproliferation expert and budding novelist David Hanks will sign copies of his books at a downtown art gallery Friday.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

MOX contractor requests extension

The contractor of the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site quietly requested from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission a 10-year extension for construction activities.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS completes sodium reactor fuel dissolution

Dangerously corroded spent nuclear fuel stored at Savannah River Site has been dissolved after a 2011 federal report indicated it needed immediate processing.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

SRS tank closure extension denied

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control denied a request to postpone the closure date for two nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.
By Meg Mirshak

Wrightsboro Road detour ends

The 1500 block of Wrightsboro Road reopened to traffic late last week after a lengthy construction project to repair a collapsed sewer line
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Canal trail nearing completion

A nearly-complete foot and bike trail along the Augusta Canal features the city's only suspension bridge opening views of the Savannah River and North Augusta.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Twiggs Circle project to include housing for seniors

The transformation from blight to renewal began Wednesday for another section of the Laney-Walker neighborhood.
By Meg Mirshak

Airport plan looks at runways, facilities

Although Augusta Regional Airport is projected to gain an estimated 141,000 departing passengers by 2033, an additional runway won?t be needed to meet the growth, according to consultants ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Lake cleanup campaign begins Wednesday

A monthlong Thurmond Lake cleanup initiative begins Wednesday to remove litter and debris from public lands and water.
By Meg Mirshak

Meeting planned on airport's master plan

An open house to gather input on Augusta Regional Airport's master plan update is Wednesday.
By Meg Mirshak

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
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