Test your knowledge of June events in Augusta

...Democratic Party convention. C. Big fire. D. Hurri cane. 7. Who ordered Augusta to be created in a 1736 order?A. James Oglethorpe. B. George Washington. C. Gov. Telfair. D. King George III. 8. In June 1947, plans were revealed to construct this...

Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant | The Augusta Chronicle

...General Electric. The plant, one of three in the Southern Company system, is jointly owned by Georgia Power (45.7%), Oglethorpe Power Corporation (30%), Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (22.7%) and Dalton Utilities (1.6...

The Way We Were: Augusta's bicentennial

...Church, and this scene is supposed to show British Gen. James Oglethorpe and his officers smoking a "pipe of peace" with local Indians...covering the story says Capt. Edward Bryson played Gen. Oglethorpe, perhaps the one in the center of the photo with his 20th...

Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...MEAG owns 22.7 percent of the two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors under construction. Georgia Power owns 45.7 percent, Oglethorpe Power has a 30 percent stake and Dalton Utilities owns the remaining 1.6 percent.The first of the reactors is scheduled...

Augusta celebrates birthday this week

...279th birthday.On this date in 1736 Georgia founder James Oglethorpe ordered authorities to lay out a town on the biggest, flattest...the general, we should say, was generally pleased.One of Oglethorpe's party described Augusta as a town "... Well situated...

Recent Burke County grad dies in car accident

...in a car accident Wednesday, three days after graduating high school.Shaina Cates, 18, of Sardis, missed a curve on Oglethorpe Trail in Screven County, was thrown from her vehicle and died at the scene from blunt force trauma, Screven County Coroner...

Best & Brightest: James Stair Jr., Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School

...Honors Program, FLAIR Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Honor, candidate for Mercer University, Georgia State University and Oglethorpe University presidential scholarships; University of South Carolina McNair Scholar Candidate, University of Georgia Honors...

Elinor Milikin

...made to Hospice of the Golden Isles (www.hospic.me), 1692 Glynco Pkwy, Brunswick, GA 31525. Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.carteroglethorpe.com.

Property transfers

...Association to HYC Charleston LLC, 1610 Heard Ave., Lot 19, Oglethorpe Heights, $16,000MARCH 27JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association...Deed Book B1468 Page 70, 2018 Lanier Drive, Lot 42, Oglethorpe HeightsMark A. Davison and Larry G. Ennis to Equity Trust...

Regulators: More delays possible for Plant Vogtle reactors

...regulators.Georgia Power owns a 46 percent stake in the plant and leads the development effort on behalf of its co-owners, Oglethorpe Power Corp., the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia and the city of Dalton. Georgia Power originally expected to spend...