The head of the Atlanta-based Southern Co. does not expect an earthquake that has caused a nuclear crisis in Japan will delay the construction of two more nuclear reactors in eastern Georgia.
Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning said in a statement that his company is monitoring events in Japan, but it remains committed to building two new reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro. Fanning said he still expects the project will keep its current construction schedule and remain on budget. Its principal owners are Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power Corp. Dalton Utilities and MEAG Power. The City of Covington is a ...
ATLANTA - A legislative committee has tabled legislation that would have shut down abortion clinics in Georgia.
Senate Rules Committee chairman Don Balfour, a Republican from Snellville, said after a meeting Friday that he decided to table the bill because of concerns about significant changes added to the bill the day before.
Newton 4-H'ers were honored at the State Capitol during Equine Youth Day. 4-H'ers honored were (L-R) Beau Worley, Indian Creek; Morgan Worley, Eastside; Cory Lytle, home school; Remington Warthen, Ficquett; Jessica Tabb, Heritage; and Cassie Warthen, Cousins. They were accompanied by volunteer 4-H leader Martha Worley.