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Fort Gordon requires gun registrations

A war veteran who opened fire at Fort Hood did not register his weapon with post authorities as required. Fort Gordon also requires privately owned weapons to be registered.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, April 3, 2014

No traffic cameras planned at fort

After reviewing a request for traffic cameras on post, Fort Gordon leadership said that it has no plans to equip its roadways with video devices that snap photos of speeding motorists.
By Wesley Brown | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Post's dog owners demand park

Requests for a place for Fort Gordon dogs – and their pet-loving human owners – to run free came up again last month during the post’s virtual town hall meeting.
By Wesley Brown | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Signal center officially becomes Cyber Center

A new sign at the military installation's main entryway was unveiled Friday, signifying the Signal Center of Excellence's transition to the Cyber Center of Excellence.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, March 28, 2014

Fort Gordon gate temporarily closed Friday

Fort Gordon's Gate 1 will be closed to inbound and outbound traffic from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, March 27, 2014

Plan ahead for Fort Gordon visits

Because traffic surges are common during weekend events, Fort Gordon leaders urge motorists to build in extra time, or if possible, to come up to three days before the event to get a visitor's pass.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Pardon Our Mess: Litter between Fort Gordon gates

Four miles of trash strewn along the Gordon Highway median and eastbound shoulder make the area surrounding Fort Gordon's gates look "very shabby," motorists and residents say.
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, March 9, 2014

Proposed cuts could cost commissary customers

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced major cuts in his department's budget last month that would cut the $1.4 billion taxpayer subsidy military commissaries use to charge their customers less ...
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, March 6, 2014

Cyber general touts Fort Gordon growth

The commanding general of the Army Cyber Command said Thurs­day that over the next five years Au­gusta will become a "city of innovation and transformation" as thousands of soldiers and ...
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Fort Gordon growth could offset cuts

The addition of nearly 4,000 cyber and intelligence jobs at Fort Gordon over the next five years should help insulate the post from the Army shrinking to its smallest size since before the buildup ...
By Wesley Brown | Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Fort Gordon soldier awarded Purple Heart

On June 19, Spc. Joshua Cleveland, a member of the South Carolina National Guard's 122nd Engineering Battalion, was the gunner during an ambush just outside the gate of Combat Outpost MacClean in ...
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Economic developers to woo defense contractors

The Augusta Economic Development Authority hopes to use the Army Cyber Command as a magnet to contractors.
By Tim Rausch | Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Fort Gordon is Cyber Command investment

The Army is focusing investment at Fort Gordon to refine its cyber domain and maximize the potential for "emerging, game-changing land-power technology," said Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding ...
By Wesley Brown | Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Fort-to-fort relay benefits veterans

Last year, the effort raised $4,123 for Wounded Warrior, Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion and the Fisher House Foundation - and there's no letup in sight.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Army Secretary makes first visit to Fort Gordon

Secretary of the Army John McHugh said Fort Gordon will play a crucial role in defending the U.S. from emerging Internet and computer-based threats, and that it would be a "pretty busy place" in ...
By Wesley Brown | Monday, Feb. 10, 2014

Army Secretary to visit Fort Gordon

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh will make his first visit Fort Gordon Monday to meet area soldiers, observe training at the Signal Center of Excellence, and discuss planned growth, which ...
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

NSA complex part of Cyber Command growth

The Army's latest Cyber Command projections show that building a new headquarters on Fort Gordon could include expanding parts of the National Security Agency's complex on post.
By Wesley Brown | Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

Traffic plans in works

Improvements to the Augusta area transportation network can't come quick enough to support the projected growth of Fort Gordon, transportation officials and city leaders say.
By Meg Mirshak | Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

Fort recognizes award winners

Nine outstanding service members, Army civilians and volunteers were honored Friday during Fort Gordon's 2013 Awards Ceremony.
By Wesley Brown | Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Fort Gordon tax center opens for free military returns

Last year, the tax center processed more than 2,400 returns for soldiers, family members and retirees and as a result, secured more than $4.9 million in refunds and provided customers an estimated ...
By Wesley Brown | Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

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More details in McCormick attack

The McCormick County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the reported attack on a bicyclist over the weekend, but has yet to find much evidence, a spokesman said Tuesday.
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