Senator Lindsey Graham said this morning there will be no layoffs at the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site through the end of September. Graham, who has been outspoken in his opposition to the Obama Administration’s planned decision to put the facility in Cold Standby, spoke with Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz about […]
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law establishing the Zell Miller Grant for technical college students, which provides full tuition coverage for those eligible for the HOPE Grant and who maintain a 3.5 GPA. Tuesday is the last day for Deal to sign, veto or allow legislation to become law without […]
The 911 center in Augusta is getting five more dispatchers. Augusta Commissioners approved hiring the additional employees to handle the high volume of calls that come into the center every day. Officials say the 911 center handles roughly 300,000 calls every year. The goal is to answer those calls within 10 seconds, but that […]
Lakeside High School is hosting a news conference today to announce Steve Hibbitts has been named the school’s new football coach. Hibbitts has been the head football coach at Westside High School in Richmond County the past four seasons. Hibbitts replaces popular Lakeside coach Jarrett Troxler…..who announced last month he’s accepted the head coaching […]
If you’re a veteran and looking for work, mark your calendars for May 6th. The Georgia Department of Labor and Fort Gordon’s Army Career and Alumni program will co-sponsor a job expo that day on post. The expo will be open to veterans and their family members, active duty personnel, military retirees, National Guard, […]
Longtime Lincoln County High School football coach Larry Campbell announced today he’s retiring. Campbell’s been coaching the Red Devils for 42 years. He’s retiring as the winningest coach in Georgia history, having won 11 state titles in 42 seasons.
A healthcare management company with a long history in Augusta is moving…but not going far. Officials with Medac will combine operations from three Augusta locations at a new 60,000 square foot headquarters on North Augusta’s riverfront. Medac currently has an estimated 400 employees, but expects significant growth when the move to North Augusta is […]
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who took a cell phone from a counter at the check-out area of the Raceway station in the 3000 block of Peach Orchard Road. Investigators say the white male suspect is believed to be 25 to 45 years old, […]