Latest Rob Pavey Stories

2008-08-20 03:00:25

By Rob Pavey A proposal to add two new reactors to Plant Vogtle cleared a major hurdle Monday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's finding that there are no environmental impacts to prevent issuing an early site permit. Southern Nuclear filed its Vogtle early site permit application Aug.

2008-07-22 03:00:26

By Rob Pavey It's a statistic rescue workers know all too well: When water levels go down, drownings go up. This year, with Thurmond Lake 11 feet low and most designated swimming beaches unusable, lake visitors are seeking unfamiliar waters that are often deeper and more dangerous.

2008-07-09 03:00:16

By Rob Pavey A stalled effort to renovate New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam might get funding help from an unlikely source: the planned expansion of Savannah Harbor 200 miles downstream.

2008-07-04 03:00:20

By Rob Pavey NORTH AUGUSTA - Brian Gandy gets rid of weeds the old-fashioned way. "We pull them," he said, strolling between tomato vines at one of the area's most unusual gardens. As manager of Blue Clay Farm at the Hammond's Ferry community, Mr.

2008-06-14 03:00:17

By Rob Pavey State Climatologist David Stooksbury's semi-monthly drought update has rolled a growing number of upstate Georgia counties into the "extreme drought" category.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").