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'Homegrown' research at GRU gets award grant of $375,000

...stood out from all of the ones that we received as being potentially impactful to kids with cancer," said Jay Scott, co-executive director of the foundation. "One of the things we like to do with our grants is, could this project impact a kid with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-08/homegrown-research-gru-gets-
Plant Vogtle's spent fuel storage site delayed till October

...commercial nuclear plant operators, however, have lobbied for reinstatement of the Yucca Mountain project.Southern Co. executives who testified before a Blue Ribbon Commission exploring spent fuel disposal alternatives said its customers have paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-30/plant-vogtles-spent-fuel-stor
Deal blames Vogtle's cost overruns on nuclear critics

...ironic when people involved in lawsuits "complain about the cost of the litigation they initiated."Georgia Power Co. executives, however, cite different reasons for the cost overruns: the longer-than-expected time for the U.S. Nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-16/dean-blames-vogtles-cost-o
PSC begins review of Vogtle overage

...to its customers without commission authorization.Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols asked whether Southern Co. executives had considered an agreement like one reached in Mississippi. Faced with cost overruns while building a plant there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-18/psc-begins-review-vogtle-over
CEO: Synovus at turning point

...sage words of advice offered up a couple of years ago from longtime company board member and retired W.C. Bradley Co. executive Bill Turner."He said: Whenever you start making money, that will solve a lot of problems," Stelling remarked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-04-27/ceo-synovus-turning-point
Vogtle project cost drops, Ga. Power says

ATLANTA - Georgia Power Co. executives told the Public Service Commission Wednesday that the cost of financing two new reactors at Plant Vogtle is dropping another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-05-09/vogtle-project-cost-drops-ga
Across the region

...negotiations between Southern Co. and other firms over costs related to change orders and licensing delays. Southern Co. executives recently acknowledged the project was seven months behind schedule, though they said a new timeline had not been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-31/across-region
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