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Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...hard-fought campaign, the urbane young attorney defeated the rural-oriented, race-baiting former governor Marvin Griffin. Sanders' victory marked a turning point in Georgia's political history. After the demise of the county unit system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/augusta-born-gov
Augusta phosphate maker wins state manufacturer of the year honor

...employees.Prayon has 85 employees, not including contract workers, and makes phosphate salts at its facility on Marvin Griffin Road in south Augusta."They're an additive that goes into anything from food products, beverages, cleaners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/augusta-phosphate-maker-wi
Marvin Griffin Road widening planned for summer to help truck traffic

Construction on Marvin Griffin Road is expected to begin this summer...have been good," Ladson said.Marvin Griffin Road has heavy truck traffic from...and power outages. Industries on Marvin Griffin Road include Textron, which is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-11/marvin-griffin-road-widening
Pardon Our Mess: Large pothole on Marvin Griffin Road

WHERE: Intersection of Marvin Griffin Road and Mike Padgett HighwayWHAT...feet wide in the turn lane of Marvin Griffin Road at Mike Padgett Highway forces...road-widening project area for Marvin Griffin Road and has been filled, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-05/pardon-our-mess-large-pothol
Rants & Raves

...POLITICIANS have to use long names when naming roads after their colleagues? Mike Padgett Highway, Doug Barnard Parkway, Marvin Griffin Road would all sound better and be shorter with the first names dropped. Even better ? return them to the pre-politician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-06/rants-raves
1 injured as train, vehicle collide

One person was treated for injuries after a train struck a vehicle on Marvin Griffin Road this morning.Police said the driver, Kivette Bell, drove across the tracks while the lights were flashing and was struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-16/1-injured-train-vehicl
OSHA clears Kellogg's facilty in worker's death

...employee.Chester Wright, a 33-year employee, slipped and fell from a ladder and fractured his neck June 24 at the Marvin Griffin Road plant, which produces cookies and snacks.Wright, 51, died 12 days later at Georgia Regents Medical Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/osha-clears-kelloggs-facilty-
Procter & Gamble closing Augusta plant

...production in February 1963 and became one of the first to locate in the industrial district along Mike Padgett and Marvin Griffin Road.As recently as 2009, the company was still adding jobs to the facility and employed 240 workers and 360 contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/procter-gam
Augusta toxic waste site permitted to stop treating groundwater

...waste site has been given permission to stop treating contaminated groundwater.The former Monsanto Corp. site on Marvin Griffin Road will continue to monitor groundwater for chemicals but won't have to draw it for treatment, according to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-10/augusta-toxic-waste-site-per
Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...Georgia House of Representatives in 1954 and to the Georgia Senate from 1956-62.He ran against former Georgia Gov. Marvin Griffin in late 1962 and won by 162,000 votes.Sanders became known as the education governor, with more than 6,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/ramblin-rhodes-sander