Construction roundup

...000? MME Construction Group; Hull 2000 LLP, 3110 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta; commercial building, $182,000? Stewart Construction Co.; Eagle Parts and Products, 1411 Marvin Griffin Road, Augusta; renovations, $250,000

OSHA investigations can take months; Kellogg bakery fall in Augusta latest probe

...of Chester Wright, a 33-year employee.Wright, 51, was critically injured when he fell from a ladder at the Marvin Griffin Road plant. He died 10 days ago. His funeral was Saturday.Charles said Kellogg is working with OSHA in its investigation...

OSHA investigating fatal fall

...that killed a Kellogg's employee.Coroner Mark Bowen said Chester Wright was working at the plant located at 1550 Marvin Griffin Road on June 24 when he fell from a ladder. Wright, 51, of Beaufort Avenue, was transported to Georgia Regents...

Rants & Raves

...denominators! WHY ARE THERE SO many roads named after politicians in south Augusta? Is the Mike Padgett-Doug Barnard-Marvin Griffin-Dan Bowles area just a dumping ground for state politicians to honor their retiring friends? I WHOLEHEARTEDLY agree...

Construction roundup

...General Construction; 118 Hard St., Graniteville; commercial building, $1,513,000? Centimark Corp.; 1430 Marvin Griffin Road, Augusta; renovations, $140,000? Diversified Commercial Builder; 3029 Washington Road, Augusta; commercial...

Mike Padgett Highway to be closed for building demolition

...will be closed to traffic Saturday morning while crews demolish part of the building.Areas of the highway between Marvin Griffin Road and Phinizy Road will be closed 7-11 a.m.Police said the area will be closed because of the loud noise...

'Distressed' homes are discounted drastically

...Coldwater Creek is closing at the Augusta Mall after the company filed for bankruptcy in April. Eagle Parts, 1411 Marvin Griffin Road in Augusta, files plans with city for warehouse expansion. Starbucks-owned Teavana, based in Atlanta, signed...

Augusta's E-Z-GO turns 60 this year

...60th anniversary of his company is June 1. There will be a party on May 31. The company is in a new location, 1401 Marvin Griffin Road. Its former location on Washington Road is where Whole Foods is being built. Scale South is 40 this year...

Property Transfers

...Phase III, Waltons LandingSoo H. Yun to Lucky 7 of GA LLC, Lot, on the northwest corner of Marvin Griffin Road and Winesap Way, 1801 Marvin Griffin Road, $420,000DEC. 27Agnes Gree, Agnes Greene and Agnes Mason to LaRhonda L. Snelling...

Commission talks of raising taxes

...generate $300,000? Selling the former library to Utilities for $500,000? Selling the licensing building on Marvin Griffin Road for $400,000? Adding one new attorney each for the District Attorney and Public Defender's offices...