Nonessential work suspended at SRS plant after plutonium storage incident

...issued an "operational pause" after an incident occurred in the HB-Line on Sept. 3. Administrators said the violation involved...group SRS Watch, said the violation came to light Sept. 8, when HB-Line operations personnel noted plutonium samples had been temporarily...

Savannah River Site manager said possible government shutdown prompting funding alternatives

...Solutions, which issued an "operational pause" this month for nonessential work after an incident occurred on Sept. 3 in SRS' HB-Line, where material for the site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility is processed.Carol Johnson, president and...

Lauds paper's support for HB 387

...failure to make criminals obey laws just because those laws are on paper. However, there is a more important reason to support HB 387: frivolous lawsuits are a lightly-disguised handcuff on Miss Liberty. This country seems to be begging for shackles whenever...

Opinion columns

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. HB Bolton, of Lincolnton, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at Wills Memorial Hospital. His funeral services will be held Saturday...

John Gogick: HB 837 - a measure on private probation companies

...without delay."But then the music changed Thursday when the Georgia Legislature took a dim view of Sunshine Week.It passed HB 837 that day ? a measure on private probation companies.Reporter Sandy Hodson brought to light some of the issues surrounding...

Governor signs autism bill

...crowd of legislators, parents and children with autism, Deal signed HB 429 Wednesday, saying it's one of the most important pieces of legislation he's signed as governor.HB 429 also provides protection for patients diagnosed with terminal illnesses...

Black lawmakers celebrate legislative gains

...with the additional revenues created by HB 170."A press release from the Democrats...Senate Democrats' involvement in crafting HB 170." The DOT resolution establishes a...be used for the allocation of funds from HB 170 to minority contractors. The DOT will...

Group sues over Ga. gun law revision

...first, on April 22 of last year. The next day he signed HB 60.HB 826 passed unanimously in the House and with only two dissenting...prohibition against adults possessing a gun in a school zone.HB 60 was more controversial and faced 18 Senate and 58 House...

Georgia transportation commissioner discusses state's needs, funding

...to 10 years?A: Assuming level federal funding and what the HB 170 dollars do, it gives us even more money to do more capital...sales tax for transportation projects, is being double-taxed by HB 170. Why do you think Augusta will benefit from both?A: There...

Deal vetoes 11 bills

...host sporting events.Deal also nixed the creation of an agency focused solely on the growing population of senior citizens. HB 86, by Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, would have moved the Division of Aging Services from the Department of Human Services...