Augusta Tech gets federal energy grant

Augusta Technical Col­­lege recently announced it will be part of a group of colleges that will receive $23.5 million in U.S. Department of Energy grants over the next five years.

“One of the greatest strengths our community has with regards to recruiting new businesses and helping local businesses expand is undoubtedly our innovative base of institutions of higher learning.” Mayor Deke Copenhaver said. “Augusta Tech has long been recognized as one of the finest technical colleges in the state, and this well-deserved competitive grant award underscores their commitment to ongoing cutting edge educational initiatives.”

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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