Fri., April 26, 2013 7:24pm
Authorities say an early morning earthquake that struck east Georgia is the latest in a series of quakes to hit the region.
Tue., September 27, 2011 8:18am
The country's top nuclear regulators are holding a first-of-its-kind meeting. The mandatory meeting of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission comes before voting later this year or early next year on whether Atlanta-based Southern Co. and its partners can build and operate two more reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta.
Mon., August 15, 2011 3:52pm
A tougher law goes into effect in South Carolina this week that targets metal thieves. Whether that sends more criminals Georgia’s way is hard to gauge. Metal theft, especially of copper, is a growing and expensive problem in Georgia, South Carolina and states nationwide.
Tue., April 26, 2011 10:08am
Authorities say a nuclear reactor that unexpectedly shut down in eastern Georgia was back online and running at partial power Monday after being restarted Sunday night.
Thu., April 14, 2011 8:38am
Despite the nuclear disaster in Japan, there should not be any safety concerns for two new nuclear reactors planned at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. That's what Southern Company's top official told a U.S. Chamber of Commerce gathering in Washington Wednesday.
Thu., March 31, 2011 10:30am
Georgia Power has been unable to agree with the Public Service Commission's staff on a proposal to cut the utility's earnings if the cost of building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia runs over budget. Now, the electric company wants the elected PSC members who will meet Thursday to scrap the plan.
Tue., March 8, 2011 1:41pm
The chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a final decision on whether to approve several new nuclear reactor designs could come as early as this summer.
Tue., November 30, 2010 7:43pm
The company’s Augusta development center will be located at Augusta’s Enterprise Mill.
Wed., September 15, 2010 8:06am
Regulators have indefinitely delayed a hearing to discuss safety concerns over new nuclear reactors proposed for a power plant in eastern Georgia.
Wed., June 16, 2010 10:36am
The FBI is investigating a man found carrying explosives at Fort Gordon near Augusta.