Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...part of a monthlong journey down the Savannah River basin that began in the mountains...the nuclear age.Steele noted that the Savannah River watershed is home to five nuclear reactors and the Savannah River Site, where bombs were once built...

Forum Monday on Savannah River Site budget

Department of Energy officials will discuss the fiscal 2016 budget for Savannah River Site at a community forum on Monday.The forum, hosted by the Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization, begins at 2 p.m. at the Aiken Technical...

Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover from heavy decline

...and river systems, primarily in the Coastal Plain, that drain into the Gulf of Mexico. The Flint anchors that range.The Savannah River Basin that includes Augusta is not known to have alligator snappers, according to the Wildlife Resources Division...

Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion complaints rank fifth in Army

...said Walker, herself a National Guard member. "There is no separation based on rank or accolades a soldier has received."Savannah Praymous and Shelia Wilson, Army retirees who have both worked as battalion ombudsmen since 2007, said they do not believe...

Marjorie Tench

...Tench; one great-grandchild, Xaiver Maxwell and two brothers, Jack and Larry Kramer. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, officiated by Father Steven Lyness. Fletcher Funeral Service

More meetings on pipeline proposal

...running from Augusta down the river to Savannah and south to Jacksonville. "The department...from South Carolina to North Augusta, Savannah and Jacksonville. Its proposed route in Georgia parallels the Savannah River, then heads south to Jacksonville...

Brother-in-law convicted of killing Fort Stewart soldier

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A federal jury took less than an hour to convict an Alabama man...in his closing argument.Swain didn't testify during his trial, the Savannah Morning News reported. His defense attorney, Edward Tol ley, asked jurors...

Volunteers still needed for community cleanup day

...in by 8:30 a.m. ? will receive free lunch and t-shirts.Team leaders were still needed as of Friday, according to Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus. Anyone interested in being a team leader can call (706) 826-8991 to register.Locations...

Work on Thurmond Dam spillway gates completed, two-way traffic on Highway 221 reopens

...dam has resumed."We are very pleased this project is fully complete," said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for the Corps' Savannah district. "They did a good job so we are expecting this to last for a good while."Work was needed to repair numerous areas...

Faith Calendar

...CMONA gets most of its support from 23 area churchesPARKWAY BAPTIST CHURCH ON A MISSION 5K: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez; registration 7:30 a.m., 1-mile family fun run/walk 9 a...