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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Aiken, South CarolinaCyan wooo Magenta Paoo yellow Poao Black 012908 local news aikenstandard.com2a wednesday june 3, 2015 a s 35 -1 32 91 89 a s 35 -1 32 91 89 a s 35 -1 32 91 89 a s 35 -1 32 91 89 after All these years we still buy Gold. Porky Brad Berrys jewelry family owned & operated since 1952 1601 whiskey Road Aiken 803 649-0475 we will match or beat any legitimate advertised Price. Top Dollar paid on the spot for Over 62 years get Cash today by James Grigsby Aiken county High school graduations Are thursday and Friday and the Aiken Standard will be making All seven ceremonies available on a Large scale. Each graduation will Stream live on Aike Standard. Com and air on to on Atlantic broadband Channel 12. In addition dds of each ceremony will be available for Purchase. Orders can be placed online at astr or at the Aiken Standard office 326 Rutland drive Dur ing regular business hours. Order forms can be mailed with payment to 326 rut land drive Aiken so 29801. Please do not mail Cash. For those in attendance orders can be placed in the convocation Center lobby be fore and after each ceremony through june 12, each did is $15, tax included. Starting june 13, the Price will be $20 plus tax. For More information Call James Grigsby at 803 644-2368 or email . See High school graduations live Purchase a did staff photo by Bill Bengtson upcoming news babysitting course offered by red Cross the american red Cross will offer a babysitting training course from 9 . To 4 . Thursday june 11, in classrooms a and b at Aiken regional medical centers 302 University Parkway. Al anon welcomes family and friends Al anon meets each tuesday and thursday evening from 7 to 8 . At St. Paul lutheran Church 961 Trail Ridge Road. Anyone affected by the drinking of a family member or Friend is Welcome. Celtic pub night held at stables restaurant celtic pub night with Gavin Winship will be held from 8 to 10 . Thursday at the stables restaurant at Rose Hill 221 Greenville St. . For More information Call 803-648-1181 or visit . Just us will perform at Dav this saturday just us will perform from 7 30 to 10 30 . Saturday at the Dav building 2194 Columbia Highway n. Admission is $6. For More information Call Carroll Matthews at 803-640-4114. Puppet show to be performed june 11 a puppet show will be performed at 2 30 . Thursday june 11, at the Nancy Bonnette Branch Library 204 Park St. N.e., Wagener. For More information visit . Productions unmasked will meet at Library productions unmasked will be held from 4 to 5 . Thursday june 11, at the Aiken county Public Library 314 Chesterfield St. . This program is designed for rising sixth through 12th-graders. For More information visit . Robertson will hold Book signing local author Tom Robertson will sign copies of his new Book resisting Sherman a Confederate surgeons journal and the civil War in the Carolinas 1865, at 4 . Tuesday at the Augusta museum of history 560 Reynolds St., Augusta. For More information visit . Want to go what Aiken county graduations when thursday 2 . Silver Bluff 5 . Midland Valley and 8 . North Augusta. Friday 9 . Aiken noon ride Spring Monetta 3 . South Aiken and 6 . Wagener Salley. Where us Aiken convocation Center local news summer jazz Camp will be held at Musca the University of South Carolina Aiken will hold its summer jazz Camp from 9 . To 5 . July 13 through 17 at the Etherredge Center on the Campus of Musca 471 University Parkway. Instructors will be Mark Rapp brass Aletha Jacobs piano Lauren Meccia saxophone Mike Frost guitar and base and Edwin Hamil ton Drums. Campers will learn jazz standards and improvisation techniques As Well As music theory jazz history listening skills and instrumental techniques. A showcase performance will be held july 17, at 4 . This performance is open to the Public. The Cost for the Camp is $325. A non refundable $50 Deposit is due by saturday june 13. For More information email Lauren Meccia at . By Derrek Asberry the next step in addressing the largest environmental Hazard in South Carolina was taken tues Day when Cement trucks hauling specially formulated Grout to close another liquid waste tank pulled into the Savannah River site. After operationally closing four tanks since 2012, Savannah River remediation is continuing the closure of tank 16, the first that will be closed in h area and also the first closure of a Type ii tank. Type ii tanks Are among the oldest at the site having been constructed Between 1955 and 1956, according to a press re lease. The tank is 85 feet in diameter and has a storage Capac Ity of about 1 million Gallons. Tank 16 underwent several removal activities including waste material being pumped out cleaning with specialized mechanical and chemical processes and isolating the tanks from All systems. These activities were pre requisites and helped confirm that the tank was cleaned to the maximum extent practical and ready for closure. Waste tank closure is accomplished through the placement of the specialized Grout to fill the entire tank and All tank Compo nent voids. The primary tank sits in a nearly 3-foot thick reinforced Concrete vault with a 5-foot High Annulus secondary pan much like a cup and Saucer arrangement. During its use the Annulus was designed to contain any leaks that May have developed in the primary tank Wall. The Federal facility agree ment Between the department of Energy the environmental Protection Agency and South Carolina department of health and environmental control requires that tank 16 be operationally closed by oct. 27. An agreement was reached in february to extend the operational closure Date of the tank by 27 Days. Tanks 16 and 12 were initially scheduled to be grouted and cleaned by sept. 30, 2014. But on aug. 15, the Energy department requested a 15-month Extension for the closures giving the depart ment until dec. 31, 2016. The request was denied by so dec which led the department to Call for a Dis Pute Resolution. After two informal dispute Resolution discussions in october and november 2014, the dispute was elevated to the dispute Resolution committee at the request of so dec on Jan. 13. In the end so dec agreed to the partial Exten Sion and now Doe is expect ing the tank to be completely grouted by the end of octo Ber. Grouting this tank says a great Deal about the partner ships necessary to close sri waste tanks said sri Man Ager Jack Craig. This initial filling of tank 16 with Grout is the result of a Strong and enduring partnerships. Contractor begins closure of Type ii waste tank at sri submitted photo Cement trucks hauling specially formulated Grout Are prepared As grouting activities on tank 16 began tuesday at the Savannah River site. Submitted photo Cement trucks hauling specially formulated Grout Are once again traversing the . Depart ment of Energy Savannah River site As grouting activities on tank 16 began tuesday. Fox Creek students celebrate graduation

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