Meg Mirshak

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Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Aiken's community dinner taking break

Aiken's annual One Table community Thanksgiving dinner is taking a hiatus to give volunteers a year off to regroup and spend time with their families.
By Meg Mirshak

Funds for heating assistance gone

Funds that assist low-income residents with home heating costs during winter months have run out for the year.
By Meg Mirshak

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.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

High court to hear on Project Jackson

The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear the lawsuit that has stalled North Augusta's Project Jackson development, which includes a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Students complete trade labor program

Ray La Luz gladly stepped forward when the call went out for new trade workers to help alleviate a labor shortage in the construction industry. Now, he's on his way to an apprenticeship at Plant ...
By Meg Mirshak

Cosby's appearance in Augusta unchanged

Bill Cosby's show in Augusta will continue, despite accusations that he sexually assaulted women.
By Meg Mirshak

SRS manager announces retirement

David Moody, the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site operations manager, announced he will retire in June.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

New SafeHomes facility breaks ground

SafeHomes of Augusta broke ground Thursday on a larger facility that will allow the nonprofit agency to house more than twice the number of clients than its current shelter can hold.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

SRS emergency planning deductions found

After discovering a spike in safety lapses and inadequate emergency response procedures at Savannah River Site, a federal nuclear safety oversight panel says the site's funding and personnel for ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Historic buildings added to list

Historic Augusta added three Broad Street buildings and three houses to its Endangered Properties list.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Robots sampling waste tanks at SRS

Crawling robots about the size of a microwave are taking samples of aging, nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site to help scientists determine the lasting legacy of the underground tanks.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Cherry Tree relocation hurts stability, some say

As bulldozers reduce Augusta's most storied housing project to brick heaps, Lanie Golden longs for the stability her family had living in Cherry Tree Crossing.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Christmas ornament features railway depot

The Southern Railway Freight Station, built in the early 1900s, is the featured landmark on the 2014 Ornament of Hope from the Easter Seals organization.
By Meg Mirshak

Family aims to raise $600,000 on sick daughter's birthday

A South Carolina family that asked patrons at the 2014 Masters Tournament to help save their 4-year-old daughter from a terminal disease has a final request to make a very special birthday gift.
By Meg Mirshak

MOX construction extension approved

A 10-year extension for construction of the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site has been approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

SREL scientists track wolves at Chernobyl

In a strange wilderness once inhabited by people, research scientists from the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory are tracking gray wolves that have taken over land contaminated by the world's most ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Veteran added to local monument

Seventy years after earning the Army's Distinguished Service Cross, World War II veteran Maj. Marion Wallace "Wally" Morgan was named to Heroes Overlook.
By Meg Mirshak

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Fort Gordon soldier to appear on cooking show

Sgt. Syretha Crawford is appearing on "The Rachael Ray Show" Tuesday. Crawford is stationed at Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Homes lose yards to road widening

Although long-anticipated and much-needed to alleviate traffic congestion, the road widening project on Windsor Spring Road has some homeowners surprised to see how much of their yards will disappear.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Augusta getting Sunday delivery from USPS

Holiday packages will arrive on Augusta doorsteps on Sundays as the U.S. Postal Service looks to meet shipping demands during its busiest season.
By Meg Mirshak

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Daniel Field removes trees, lights structures in airspace

Daniel Field, managed by operations company Augusta Aviation, has spent more than $30,000 conducting land surveys, removing 30 trees and installing red blinking lights on top of the Newman Tennis ...
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