Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...turned to the labor of cleanup during the 1990s, and the work force went from about 25,000 to about 13,000. Today's SRS advocates say the site must diversify to branch out into new missions. The lab has a glut of hydrogen experience, which is being...

Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...ended Sept. 30.With payments budgeted to increase to $8.6 million this year, McCullar said she hopes to become a local advocate for widows of veterans.Her primary goal is to work with federal legislators to pass a law in which widows waiting for a decision...

Major credit agencies agree to changes sought by advocates

...three largest credit-reporting agencies will change the way they handle records in a major revamp long sought by consumer advocates.People who contest items in their credit reports will receive additional information concerning those disputes, including...

Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

BELTON, S.C. - Nearly a year after a petroleum spill outside a sleepy South Carolina town by a company that wants to build a pipeline through some Augusta-area counties, cleanup is still far from finished.

Consider including Child Enrichment in your holiday giving this year

...Enrichment's Court Appointed Special Advocates program because they had been temporarily...citizens who work to protect and advocate for children all year.More than 30 percent...and CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates.)

Ethics group gives D-minus to Georgia

...auditing and lobbying disclosure. The evaluators interviewed advocates, state officials and other reporters as part of their research...documents, including raising the fines for violations. While advocates generally applaud the changes, they complain that often it...

Local veteran defends VA care at Veterans Day celebration

...balance. Today, the Martinez resident volunteers as a board member for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and serves as advocate, handler and trainer for VetDogs, an organization that places service animals with veterans."VA health care and benefits...

Trade slowdown points to world recession risk, watchdog says

...improvements to education, taxes and labor markets.The OECD is made up of 34 of the world's most developed countries and advocates for policies to promote growth, education and social welfare issues.In a nod to the upcoming COP 21 global climate talks...

New Augusta Warrior Project committee aims to rebrand organization

...Project to help veterans adjust to life after military service through the four-step outreach plan ? connect, educate, advocate and collaborate ? that AWP mastered in Augusta.Elle said after the split, AWP welcomed 12 new people to its board of directors...

New federal rules on produce safety aim to prevent major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

...use raw manure as fertilizer and try to treat irrigation water with fewer chemicals.Food industry groups and food safety advocates praised the rules. Sandra Eskin, director of food safety at the Pew Charitable Trusts, called the new rules a major public...