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  1. Sex offender arrested, shocked with TaserRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Chesterfield County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Crowley Dixon Lane on Monday evening to investigate an incident involving 33-year-old Joseph Elijah Dixon of Waynesboro, Georgia. A 71-year-old woman told sheriff's Cpl.

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  2. Waynesboro man dies after being shot multiple times on Cedar St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Waynesboro Police want to know who's responsible for shooting and killing a man Wednesday night. Officers say someone shot Samuel D. Freeman multiple times just after 10 p.m. on the 800 block of Cedar Street.

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  3. Construction Week: Houston Sited for Spaceport; Boston Revises Olympic BidRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    ... $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees previously allotted for the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, Ga. Last month, the agency issued $1.8 billion in guarantees to three subsidiaries of the Municipal Electric Authority of ...

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  4. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | MDJonline.com

    ... County Medical Center to be evaluated around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. A short time later, hospital officials called Waynesboro police to report that the inmate had escaped from a temporary holding cell. Authorities say that shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday, the ...

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  5. East Georgia inmate accused of escape is recapturedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | WTVC

    The Augusta Chronicle reports that the inmate, a burglary suspect, was taken from the Burke County Jail to the Burke County Medical Center to be evaluated around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. A short time later, hospital officials called Waynesboro police to report that the inmate had escaped from a temporary holding cell.

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  6. Waynesboro Police officers searching for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The police department could not specify who the inmate was, when the search started, or where the person escaped from. They did however confirm that they are searching the area of Jones Avenue in Waynesboro.

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  7. Plant Vogtle Is Latest Nuclear Plant to Install Emergency DomesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power were the latest nuclear energy providers to install a federally mandated disaster-resistant, concrete-dome equipment-storage facility designed to mitigate the loss of power in the event of an "extreme" natural phenomena. Unveiled at the utilities' Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, near Waynesboro, Ga., the so-called FLEX Dome was designed to withstand 360-mph winds - sufficient for a Category 5 hurricane or a direct hit from a tornado - as well as "event-driven missiles" or a seismic event, according to ABC Domes, which designed and built the structure.

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  8. SR Homes and the City of Decatur Share a Rich HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... schools is very important. Tetterton's grandfather, Dr. Carl G. Renfroe, moved his family to Decatur in 1953 from Waynesboro, Georgia. Initially serving as the principal of Decatur High School, six years later, he became superintendent of Decatur ...

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  9. 64,000-pound CA04 module placed into Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | PR Newswire

    The 64,000-pound CA04 module is lifted into the Unit 4 nuclear island at the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Ga. The 64,000-pound CA04 module was placed into the Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear island on Wednesday, June 17 by one of the largest cranes in the world.

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  10. Ohana Karate brings home more goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... Not shown are AllenSimpson and Tripp Brantley. Nine Ohana karate students competed at The Battle in the 'Boro' in Waynesboro May 23. The students bringing home the goal were: *Sensei Clifford Farmer, III (black belt)--placed first in weapons and ...

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  11. Plant Vogtle unveils new FLEX DomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Electric Energy Online

    Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power unveiled the new Vogtle FLEX Dome storage building at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga. The dome houses portable emergency equipment and adds yet another layer of protection to the robust safety systems for Vogtle units 1 and 2. U.S. nuclear plants, including Plant Vogtle, are equipped with numerous redundant safety systems to prevent or respond to emergencies, including backup power resources such as DC battery banks and diesel generators.

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  12. 1.3 million-pound Unit 3 Steam Generator arrives from South Korea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Electric Energy Online

    Georgia Power announced the latest major international shipment to reach the Vogtle expansion site near Waynesboro, Ga. - the Unit 3 Steam Generator A. The steam generator, which was assembled in South Korea and shipped to the Port of Savannah, reached the site via train earlier this week .

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  13. Nuclear energy may have big future in Virginia: studyRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... breakdowns from Chernobyl to Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant in 2011. A proposed new nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Georgia, would be the first new U.S. nuclear power plant in decades, analysts say. The Virginia study backs the idea that nuclear ...

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  14. Lady Gamecock softball falls to Harlem 1-0Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Sylvania Telephone

    ... this week SCHS hosted South Effingham Wednesday after the Sylvania Telephone press time and the team travels to Waynesboro this Sept. 4 afternoon to face Burke County. The Red and White will make a return trip to Waynesboro to participate in the ...

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  15. The past is a voyage of self-discovery in Cindy McMahon's Fresh Water from Old WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    ... the church in Birmingham where her father first heard the siren call of the civil rights movement; the house in Waynesboro, Ga., where McMahon's aunt died as a child, struck by a car - and where, two days later, McMahon's grandfather talked down a ...

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  16. Regulators: More delays possible for Georgia nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    This June 13, 2014, file photo, shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.

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  17. Burke County senior citizens ask for tax refundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... have to get used to a new house, they also had different taxes to think about. "When we moved from California to Waynesboro we applied for a Homestead Tax exemption," Houston said. That was back in 2007. "We couldn't get it because we made too much ...

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  18. 10th Annual Boss Hog State Championship Cook-off kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The event is Friday, May 8th from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, May 9th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Schwank Way in Waynesboro. Boss Hog Cook-Off is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

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  19. Westinghouse delivers 200 tons of reactor components to Georgia plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Westinghouse Electric Co., safely delivered about 200 tons of reactor vessel components last week to the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., the site of two AP1000 nuclear power plant units under construction, the Cranberry-based nuclear company said. The reactor vessel components were fabricated and shipped from the Westinghouse Nuclear Components Manufacturing facility in Newington, N.H., to the Vogtle site.

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  20. Westinghouse Safely Delivers Reactor Vessel Components to AP1000 Plant Construction Site in GeorgiaRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... safely delivered approximately 200 tons of reactor vessel components to the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Georgia (U.S.), site of two AP1000A nuclear power plant units under construction, on April 28, 2015. The completion of this ...

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