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Vogtle costs will transfer to customers

...for the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle even if regulators reject cost overruns, Georgia Power Co. executives testified Tuesday.The testimony was the first from the utility's representatives since it acknowledged in February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/vogtle-costs-will-transfer
Documents show financial, legal issues at Mount Vintage Plantation golf club

...poor greens and bunkers, decaying golf car paths and crumbling stonework.Enter Mike Hooker, a former Whirlpool Co. executive who had moved to Mount Vintage in 2003.Hooker became the new mortgagee when he bought the deeds from Mount Vintage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-11/documents-show-financial-leg
Southern Co.'s Vogtle costs could top $8 billion, state analysis says

...documents show that staffers at the Public Service Com mis sion are compiling a record of testimony showing how Southern Co. executives promised the plant's original cost estimate was reasonable and rejected suggestions that they account for the possibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-13/southern-cos-vogtle-costs-cou
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

...to find a long-term plan to stay in business.RadioShack worked hard on its turnaround efforts, hiring Walgreen Co. executive Joe Magnacca as its CEO and former Treasury Department adviser Harry J. Wilson as chief revitalization officer. It also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
1-year delay possible at Plant Vogtle, watchdog says

...about this with the company for a long time."The word "imprudent" is certain to get the attention of Southern Co. executives. By law, the state's elected utility regulators can prevent Georgia Power, a regulated monopoly, from billing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/1-year-delay-possible-plant-
Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

...more than the originally budgeted $6.1 billion on its share of the project.Joseph "Buzz" Miller, a Southern Co. executive tasked with building the nuclear plant, thinks building in modules can still work, despite the recent trouble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/promises-easier-nuclear-power
Grant through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation moves up GRU cancer trials for kids

...exactly what the foundation was hoping for in creating the grants this year, said Jay Scott, Alex's father and Co-Executive Director of the foundation."If you think of cutting out a couple of years, there are going to be kids that have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-09/grant-through-alexs-lemon
Business news

...boost stock prices, and encourage more spending.Ford predicts profits will fall in 2nd quarter A top Ford Motor Co. executive said Wednesday that the company's second-quarter pretax profits could fall below the first quarter because of rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-15/business-news
State cuts to Medicaid affect patients, providers

...according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.Critics say the moves are shortsighted.Joan Alker, the co-executive director of the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University, said slashing Medicaid will not stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-12-27/state-cuts-medicaid-affect-pa
New Plant Vogtle reactors praised despite unresolved nuclear waste plan

...edict, however, the project was canceled and a Blue Ribbon Commission was appointed to seek alternatives.Southern Co. executives who testified before that panel last year urged the government to honor its commitment to finish Yucca Mountain and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-02-17/new-plant-vogtle-reactor