Officials issue 'do not swim' order for Savannah River

Officials issued a "do not swim" order for the Savannah River after an oily substance was found in its waters Sunday.The Augusta Fire Depart ment and the Richmond County Emer gen cy...

Coyote control might not help fawn mortality

...survival rates, according to the newest round of research at Savannah River Site.The conclusion, based on data collected from...populations."Kilgo has been studying coyote-fawn predation at Savannah River Site since 2006, with sobering conclusions.Using radio...

Heroic effort lands firefighter in hospital with flesh-eating bacteria

...Ian Buckley saw what appeared to be a head in the water. He quickly realized it was a woman standing waist-deep in the Savannah River, close to the Georgia bank."After a few minutes, I figured she was holding a dog or a baby," he said.She appeared...

Savannah River Bacteria | The Augusta Chronicle

...Rob Pavey | Monday, Aug 16, 2010 Savannah River Bacteria If you've wondered...August of 2010. More recent stories on Savannah River water quality are on this page...still available. Residents living near Savannah River Site face no health risks from...

Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...July 14, 2014 By Meg Mirshak | Friday, July 11, 2014 Savannah River Site When the Cold War began in the 1950s...the ... Dangerously corroded spent nuclear fuel stored at Savannah River Site has been dissolved after a 2011 federal report indicated...

With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...nuclear processing scientists and engineers ? particularly at Savannah River Site, where nuclear waste has been vitrified for years at...verifiable. (The writer sits on the Citizens Advisory Board for Savannah River Site.)

On The Move

...GhanaJEFF AMARONew job title: Technical engineerEmployer: Intelli-SystemsWork experience: He has experience as a contractor at Savannah River Site. He has been in the industry for 10 years.Education: Bachelor of science in information systems, Strayer University...

Political insiders not ready to give up on Barrow's reelection chances yet

...Newsmaker hour on Athens radio station WGAU.The 12th District was redrawn by Georgia Republicans in 2011, excluding Barrow's Savannah base and replacing it with most of Republican-leaning Columbia County and the rest of Richmond County. The redrawn district...

Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...The second and third levels take several paths through the Downtown and the Laney-Walker Districts prior to returning to the Savannah River, for a total length of approximately 13.5 miles. Notable structures at the upper end of the canal's first...

Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...support, in both black and white precincts. Before his election, Mr. Copenhaver spent four years as director of the Central Savannah River Land Trust, which works to acquire and preserve stream buffers and undeveloped land threatened by urban growth...