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

    15 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Southern Co. CEO bullish on new nuclear plants despite recent delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  7. Wall Street: JEA's financial outlook is stable, but big uncertainties aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | 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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  8. Construction Week: Dodge Momentum Index Up 5.8% for the Year; Rising Costs at Plant VogtleRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | 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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  9. Atlanta: Poised for New Data Center DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  10. Will Westinghouse pay for another nuclear delay?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  11. Marvin Franklin "Frank" UpchurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  12. Community hopes new Waynesboro hotel brings in more businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | News 12 WRDW

    News 12 @ 6 o'clock / Thursday, February 5, 2015 WAYNESBORO, Ga -- It's official, Waynesboro will now be home to a Hampton Inn, a big hotel, and a big step forward for a small town. Thursday afternoon city leaders broke ground, and now crews can start building.

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  13. Sen. Lamar Alexander floats blueprint to increase nuclear power productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Washington Examiner

    ... pass the costs on to ratepayers - nuclear isn't feasible. Two reactors being built at the Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., serve as a cautionary tale for United States nuclear power. The next-generation reactors operated by Georgia Power, a ...

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  14. Group teaching community to 'Grow Your Own Groceries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | News 12 WRDW

    A group in Burke county called Brandler Community Organics is helping feed the community, but also helping the community feed itself. It all started with a food bank at the Marantha Community Church in Waynesboro.

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  15. Cost pressure intensifies for Southern Co. nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Republic

    ... plant reactor that's under construction stands near the two operating reactors at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. Southern Co. said the firms building its new nuclear power plant in Georgia estimate the project will be delayed 18 months, ...

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  16. Cost pressure intensifies for Southern Co. nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Friday, June 13, 2014 photo, a new cooling tower for a nuclear power plant reactor that's under construction stands near the two operating reactors at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.

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  17. Panther boys split region gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... LCHS teams will host Windsor Forest on Friday starting with the girls' game at 6 p.m. BURKE COUNTY On Friday in Waynesboro, the Lady Panthers lost a close game to the Lady Bears, 56-52. The boys' game was just as intense, with the Panthers falling, ...

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  18. Eric Watson's US dairy venture changes tack with planned iced tea mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | NBR Newsroom

    NBR rich lister Eric Watson says is changing tack with his planned US dairy farming venture is to merge with an American iced tea maker Eric Watson, the expatriate New Zealand businessman with a fortune estimated at $400 million in the National Business Review 2014 Rich List, is changing tack with his planned US dairy farming venture, which is to merge with an American iced tea maker. Waynesboro, Georgia-based Cullen Agricultural Holdings, of which Watson owns about 57 percent, has entered into an agreement to merge with iced tea manufacturer Long Island Brand Beverages, with a view to break into an increasingly fragmented ready-to-drink tea market worth some US$5.3 billion, the companies said in a joint statement this week.

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  19. Long Island Brand Beverage, Cullen Agricultural agree to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Beverage Industry

    Cullen Agricultural Holding Corp., Waynesboro, Ga., and Long Island Brand Beverages LLC , Hicksville, N.Y., jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge their respective companies. "We are excited to announce the merger with LIBB, which we believe has a differentiated brand in a fast-growing segment of the beverage market," said Paul Vassilakos, chief executive officer of Cullen, in a statement.

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  20. Deputies: Business owner's bond revoked, arrest warrant issued in newest allegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... to this Burke County incident report, in October Mungai met with Pearson at this business on Saxon Road in Waynesboro. Mungai said he paid $5,000 and financed another $5,000 with Pearson for a Concession Trailer. "The same day we spoke to him we ...

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