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  1. As world expands nuclear power, US grapples with decades of wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    Construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. Delays in US nuclear industry construction are adding up, adding hundreds of millions of dollars to already expensive projects.

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  2. Regulators meeting about SC, Georgia nuclear projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Federal regulators are meeting to talk about inspection and testing at separate nuclear construction projects in South Carolina and Georgia. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting on Tuesday at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia.

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  3. Regulators meeting about South Carolina, Georgia nuclear projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Post and Courier

    Federal regulators are meeting to talk about inspection and testing at separate nuclear construction projects in South Carolina and Georgia. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting on Tuesday at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia.

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  4. Former Edmund Burke Academy headmaster dies in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WALB-TV Albany

    William Cribb, 40, of Waynesboro was driving a pickup truck west on S.R. 22 toward Milledgeville around 11 a.m. when he crossed over into the other lane and hit a Volvo tractor-trailer head-on, according to WGXA in Macon . The driver and the passenger of the Impala - 46-year-old Michelle Leohne and 50-year-old Barbara Woolard of Hephzibah - are being treated at Oconee Regional Medical Center for their injuries.

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  5. Anthony Chiles named new Norris Elementary principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... director at Murphy Middle School in Augusta. He eventually became the assistant principal at a primary school in Waynesboro, was transferred to the same post at the neighboring high school in Burke County, and has been there ever since. Now, of ...

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  6. Upgrades to Plant Hatch Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Electric Energy Online

    ... Ala.; the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga. Southern Nuclear is the licensee of two new nuclear units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle, which will be the ...

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  7. Liberty's diamond boys...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Coastal Courier

    ... the weather, as the Liberty County Panthers beat Burke County twice in a row in a region 3-AAAA double header in Waynesboro. Panther Aric Albertson singled twice in the game going 2-for-2 and scoring in three runs for the Panthers. Quindon ...

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  8. Georgia nuclear delay has impact hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Business Journal

    ... Lee Nuclear Station near Gaffney, S.C., using the same type of reactors as those under construction at Vogtle in Waynesboro, Ga.

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  9. Nuclear Power Firms Feel SqueezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Wall Street Journal

    Future nuclear power plant development in the U.S. looks dismal as cost overruns and multiyear delays plague four new reactors under construction in Georgia and South Carolina. Southern Co., the Atlanta-based power utility that dominates much of the Southeastern U.S., recently told Georgia regulators that costs have ballooned by $1.4 billion for its minority stake in the Vogtle nuclear power plant expansion in Waynesboro, Ga.

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  10. CBI Gives Investors False HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Seeking Alpha

    ... caused by continued construction delays on a troubled nuclear power plant for Southern Company ( SO ) near Waynesboro, Georgia. You see, the Plant Vogtle reactor sites 3 and 4 were originally expected to begin commercial operations in 2016 and 2017, ...

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  11. Utility says latest delays to Georgia nuclear plant to cost additional $1BRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Business Journal

    ... Lee Nuclear Station near Gaffney, S.C., using the same type of reactors as those under construction at Vogtle in Waynesboro, Ga. Georgia Power, which owns 45.7 percent of the project, says in a report filed Friday the additional construction costs - ...

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  12. Man killed in Waynesboro shooting, stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | SavannahNow

    Authorities say one man was killed and another injured in a shooting and stabbing at a bar and grill in the east Georgia town of Waynesboro. The Burke County Sheriff's Office say deputies were called to BFE Bar and Grill around 10:30 p.m. Friday.

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  13. Rincon Police: Drunken man following woman said he thought he was following friendsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | SavannahNow

    ... lane. Feb. 14: An officer stopped a vehicle for doing 65 mph in a 45 mph zone on Ga. 21. The driver, from Waynesboro, Ga., was arrested for driving with a suspended license and speeding. Feb. 14: The automatic tag reader flagged a vehicle on Ga. 21 ...

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  14. CB&I execs dispute liability for cost overruns at nuke plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Journal

    ... dispute would be between Southern and Westinghouse, which designed the AP1000 nuclear reactor CB&I is building in Waynesboro, Ga. They say CB&I must be paid for the work it is doing - changes to work orders and the schedule notwithstanding. "CB&I ...

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  15. Southern Co. CEO bullish on new nuclear plants despite recent delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... Georgia Power and three partners are adding two new nuclear unit at the existing Vogtle nuclear plant in Waynesboro, Ga. That puts the $14.5 billion project about three years off its original target. And the delay is expected to cost $710 million. ...

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  16. Wall Street: JEA's financial outlook is stable, but big uncertainties aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... one investment - a commitment to buy electricity from a planned expansion of Plant Vogtle, a nuclear plant near Waynesboro, Ga. - faces a potential 18-month construction delay. That has also pinged the rating agency's radar. Fitch said the Vogtle ...

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  17. Construction Week: Dodge Momentum Index Up 5.8% for the Year; Rising Costs at Plant VogtleRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    ... $720 million in new project completion costs of two nuclear units at the Plant Vogtle expansion project in Waynesboro, Ga., because of a previously announced 18-month delay (see story, p. 20) will likely be litigated between project owner Southern ...

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  18. Atlanta: Poised for New Data Center DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Data Center Knowledge

    ... - about 20 percent below the national average. Georgia Power's investment in a large nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Georgia, will help ensure a clean and abundant supply of sustainable power in the future. The accessibility provided by ...

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  19. Will Westinghouse pay for another nuclear delay?Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... which has taken an active role in overseeing the project being built at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Waynesboro, Georgia, and an independent construction monitor retained by the commission - have warned for months that further delays are ...

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  20. Marvin Franklin "Frank" UpchurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

    Marvin Franklin "Frank" Upchurch, 59, of Waynesboro, Georgia, formerly of Victoria, passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015.

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