Meg Mirshak, Augusta Chronicle

Meg Mirshak

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta, GA, United States

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Past articles by Meg:

Savannah River Site's new manager focused on waste pathways, infrastructure funding

Savannah River Site's new manager Jack Craig wants to keep Savannah River Site from becoming a long-term storage location for nuclear waste, he said during an interview with The Augusta Chronicle. → Read More

Savannah River Site's new manager focused on waste pathways, infrastructure funding

Savannah River Site’s new manager Jack Craig wants to keep the Department of Energy site from becoming a long-term storage location for nuclear waste, he said during an interview this week with The Augusta Chronicle. “We are doing everything we can to get waste out of the state (of South Carolina) knowing that we are bringing waste into the state,” Craig said. Craig, who joined the site as its… → Read More

Plant Vogtle moves 1,140-ton steel component into place for nuclear reactor

A 560-foot tall heavy lift derrick, known as the world's largest crane, placed the CA01 module into its permanent placement on the Unit 3 nuclear island, according to a Georgia Power Co. news release. → Read More

Phinizy Center, Richmond County Mosquito Control join efforts to identify mosquito species

In Richmond County, Phinizy Center scientists spend a lot of time in the Apple Valley neighborhood off Mike Padgett Highway. The area has the worst mosquito population in the county, according to the project leaders. → Read More

C-SPAN Cities Tour series showcases Augusta history, literary life this weekend

Augusta's historical sites and local authors will be in the television spotlight this weekend. C-SPAN's Cities Tour series showcases the Garden City's literary life on Saturday and history on Sunday. → Read More

Avett Brothers returning to Bell Auditorium for October show

The Avett Brothers, a Grammy Award nominated folk-rock band, is coming to Augusta's Bell Auditorium on Oct. 16. → Read More

Augusta event aims to start conversation on human trafficking, help young women

Adrianne Marcía Fernandez wants to get Augusta talking about sexual exploitation, and she's starting the conversation with young women in the community. → Read More

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds performing with Symphony Orchestra Augusta

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform at Riverwalk Augusta's Jessye Norman Amphitheater with Symphony Orchestra Augusta. → Read More

Armed man stands guard near military recruiting offices

The Pentagon's plea for Americans not to take up arms to guard military recruitment centers did not stop Martinez resident Jim Stachowiak from doing just that Monday. → Read More

Evans family searching for adoptive parents for Chinese orphan

Six-year-old Noah's vacation from a Chinese orphanage is much more than a foreign exchange trip or a sightseeing tour of the United States. It's his chance to find a new family. → Read More

New commander installed for Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon

Army Col. Michael A. Weber was installed as commander of Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon on Wednesday. → Read More

South Carolina drought leaves crops withering in heat

As sparse rainfall and extreme high temperatures persist, worsening drought conditions in South Carolina have left corn, soybeans, pastures and other crops withering in the dry ground. → Read More

Savannah River Site leader moving to U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos, N.M. cleanup office

A top U.S. Department of Energy leader at Savannah River Site has been reassigned to a new position fffat the Los Alamos Field Office in New Mexico. → Read More

Phinizy Center for Water Sciences studying impact of Savannah River water flow through its insects and fish

Fish and water bugs in the Savannah River will play a key role in developing a drought management plan for Thurmond Lake and the waters flowing downstream. → Read More

Marine Corps adjusts security at facilities including two Augusta locations after Chattanooga shootings

The U.S. Marine Corps altered security procedures at its facilities Friday following a shooting rampage at two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn. that killed four Marines. → Read More

Surplus Savannah River Site materials, equipment sold to benefit local economic development

Surplus laboratory tools, fire engines, electrical turbines and other equipment from Savannah River Site are being sold for funds to support economic development activities in five counties. → Read More

Rick Santorum to visit Aiken Republican Club

Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. senator Rick Santorum will stop in Aiken on July 28. → Read More

Latest Army projections boost Fort Gordon growth to 4,700 personnel

The number of incoming personnel connected to the Army Cyber Command's relocation to Fort Gordon's Cyber Center of Excellence and other growing missions will be even greater than the Army originally thought. → Read More

Documentary on Edgefield, S.C. slave potter showing Tuesday at Augusta Public Library

An award-winning documentary on a 19th-century Edgefield, S.C. slave potter will be screened Tuesday at the Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair Street. → Read More

Drive-by Truckers, Moon Taxi to play Jessye Norman Amphitheater

Southern rock band Drive-by Truckers will play Riverwalk Augusta 's Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Oct. 9. → Read More