Plant Vogtle’s workforce has reached its largest number since construction of the commercial power plant’s first two nuclear reactors in the mid-1980s.
At the construction site for Vogtle Units 3 and 4 about 30 miles south of Augusta, the workforce has peaked at 5,000 workers – the highest number at Vogtle since an estimated 14,000 laborers built the reactors that started producing power in 1987 and 1989, according to Georgia Power spokesman Jacob Hawkins.
The Rev. Tad Marshall wasn’t going to let a single first responder leave Lakeside Baptist Church on Sunday without first hearing the words, “Thank you.”
With more than 30 agencies represented, from fire departments to emergency medical services to law enforcement, he had his work cut out for him. But after the Beech Island church’s 911 Honor Service, he said, he hoped those responders would leave with fuller hearts and stomachs.
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — The bad swing last week is a distant memory. The blown lead Sunday wasn’t enough to derail Billy Horschel, either.
Horschel let a three-shot lead drop to nothing in the final round of the BMW Championship before rebounding for a two-stroke win over current Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson. Horschel shot a 1-under-par 69 and finished at 14-under 266 to put himself in prime position for the FedEx Cup title and its $10 million bonus at the Tour Championship next week.
NEW YORK — A couple of months before Serena Williams capped her dominant run to a third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles title Sunday night, she sat down with coach Patrick Mouratoglou to decipher why the season had been such a struggle by her standards.