Robert Mitchell Melton Jr.

...entered into rest on January 26, 2015, at Doctor's Hospital. Mr. Melton was a native of Augusta. He was a maintenance contractor for Sconyer's Barbecue, where he thoroughly enjoyed meeting people. Bob was an avid sportsman enjoying hunting, fishing...

Savannah River Site contractor docked a quarter of its fiscal 2014 performance fee

Savannah River Site's primary contractor ? Savannah River Nuclear Solutions ? was slashed a quarter...public deserves to know why a bonus has been paid to the SRS contractor simply for carrying out work it is obliged by contract to fulfill...

Rants & Raves

...never say this but it's time that the MOX facility was laid to rest. Too much money has been spent already due to DOE and contractor mess ups and bad planning. We just can't afford to pour any more of our taxpayer money into such a losing proposition...

Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...experimenting with cutting-edge traffic designs to keep pace with Army projections that have 5,620 new military, civilian and contractor family members in the area in the next four years."The county has evolved into such a different place than what we have...

Teachers can apply for STAR grants from Savannah River Remediation

...schools can apply for grants for science, math and technology instruction from Savannah River Remediation, the liquid-waste contractor at Savannah River Site.The "Students, Teachers Achieving Results," or STAR grants, are available for schools in Columbia...

Construction roundup

...30,000? Oakdale Construction; GBS Family LLC, 3630 Wheeler Road, Augusta; renovations, $50,000? R.D. Brown Contractor; Big Tree LLC, 2505 Washington Road, Augusta; renovations, $59,000? Attaway Construction; 930 Broad St., Augusta...

Cybersecurity contractor opens center in Augusta

Maryland-based Chiron Technology Services has opened a cybersecurity development center in Augusta.

Damage to Blanchard Woods Park facilities tops $50,000

...risen to $57,000.County Special Projects Manager John-Paul Stout said an estimate for repairs from Statesboro, Ga., contractor Dabbs Williams came in at $53,000 to regrade the BMX track, repair ruts, replace sod and repair underground drains...

No violent past for Ga. police chief who shot wife

...ailing sister and help a family construction business. "I have an opportunity to enter the private sector as an independent contractor and have decided it is now or never," McCollom wrote in a resignation letter. His fourth wife filed for divorce in March...

Union of Concerned Scientists calls for closing down MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...the agency said."The department continues to review execution plans for (fiscal year) 2015 work submitted by the MOX contractor at various funding levels and will determine the best path forward taking into account direction from Congress," according...