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State agency will fine for illegal digging

...incorrectly reported the amount of money collected last year in fines. ATLANTA ? In a 91-second meeting Tuesday, the Public Service Commission voted to levy about $500,000 in fines against three-dozen or so companiesthat are all guilty of violating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/state-agency-will-fine-illeg
'Post and Courier' wins Pulitzer for reporting on the deadly toll of domestic violence

...Charleston, S.C., won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic...are American journalism's highest honor. The public service award consists of a gold medal; the other awards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-20/post-and-courier-wins-pulitze
Assault on free speech

...everywhere from college campuses to the Capitol.Maybe there would be sold-out "stop the hate" benefit concerts, or public-service announcements featuring notable celebrities, or a catchy Twitter hashtag.The nation's leftist activist base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-16/assault-free-speech
Regulators: More delays possible for Plant Vogtle reactors

...according to an April 28 analysis by nuclear engineer William Jacobs Jr. and staff utility regulators at the Georgia Public Service Commission. The AP obtained a copy of the report using Georgia's open records law.Key deadlines set in the lengthened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-14/regulators-more-delays-possib
PSC delays consideration of Vogtle overruns

...Vogtle will wait until one of them is running, the Public Service Commission decided Tuesday.But the commission agreed...cheaper."It's definitely time for the Georgia Public Service Commissioners and state lawmakers to take action to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-08/psc-delays-consideration-vogtle-ove
Grovetown deputies offer parking lots for Craigslist transactions

...lots to complete transactions.According to a Facebook post earlier this week, Grovetown officials stated, "As a public service, if you are not comfortable meeting with someone in reference to a Craigslist or an "I Wanna" transaction, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/grovetown-deputies-off
Georgia Power's Vogtle expansion costs increase

...the nuclear power plant's primary owner disclosed in its newest construction monitoring report to the Georgia Public Service Commission.The dates for two reactors to begin producing power have been pushed back to the second quarters of 2019...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/georgia-powers-vogtle-expans
Across the region

...five years in prison.Panel delays vote on Plant Vogtle budgetATLANTA - No decision came Tuesday when the Georgia Public Service Commission postponed consideration of Georgia Power's request to increase the budget and extend the schedule for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-17/across-region
SCE&G: Cost, build delays expected up for SC nuke reactors

...more than two years past the original completion estimates for the new reactors. SCANA is required to update the Public Service Commission whenever it may miss a major construction milestone by more than 18 months.No cost increases will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-13/sceg-cost-build-delays-exp
Electric vehicles poised to play an important role in Georgia's future

...similar savings.Since I have been on the Georgia Public Service Commission, I have praised pioneers who put solar...right decision. (The writer serves on the Georgia Public Service Commission and leases two Nissan Leafs. He regulates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-01/electric-vehicle