June 2017

Lake Country Residents Share Concerns About Coal Ash Pond Dewatering

Jun 28, 2017
Aerial View of Plant Branch in 2017.

After Georgia Power decommissioned Plant Harlee Branch in 2015, it couldn’t just pull up stakes and leave town.

The Georgia electric utility still needs to finalize plans for keeping toxic coal ash out of the soil and waterways around its former power plant on Lake Sinclair.

This Saturday, area residents met to hear presentations and ask questions ahead of a public input session in Putnam County.

The WRGC News Desk has this report.

Lake Country Residents Share Concerns About Coal Ash Pond Dewatering

Jun 28, 2017
Aerial photograph of Georgia Power's Plant Harlee Branch in 2017.

After Georgia Power decommissioned Plant Harlee Branch in 2015, it couldn’t just pull up stakes and leave town.

 

The Georgia electric utility still needs to finalize plans for keeping toxic coal ash out of the soil and waterways around its former power plant on Lake Sinclair.

 

This Saturday, area residents met to hear presentations and ask questions ahead of a public input session in Putnam County.

 

The WRGC News Desk has this report.

 

Milledgeville Matters | Baldwin County School Districts Summer Update

Jun 21, 2017

Changes are afoot for the elementary grades education in Baldwin County.  In the 2017-2018 school year, the Baldwin County Schools will transition to a kindergarten through second grade and third through fifth-grade -- or “paired-school” -- model.  

 

In this edition of Milledgeville Matter, Baldwin County School Superintendent Dr. Noris Price goes over all the changes and talks about what you need to know as we look forward to the upcoming school year.

Sports Report

Jun 01, 2017

The drought is over.