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Augusta Commission member Wayne Guilfoyle (left), whose district includes Hephzibah, and Mayor Hardie Davis listen to residents of District 8 during one of the mayor’s office hours events at Hephzibah Pharmacy. Davis has said he wants to hold events in all city districts.

Commission to address mayor's budget shortfall 

Eight Augusta Commission members have called a special meeting Tuesday to tackle Mayor Hardie Davis' request for $27,000 to fund his office through year's end.
By Susan McCord

State won't tax Masters rentals

ATLANTA - People who rent their homes or bedrooms for the Masters Tournament should be collecting state taxes, including a new $5 nightly tax, but properties rented fewer than 15 nights a year should be exempt, a House committee decided.
By Walter C. Jones

City officials to travel to Apple headquarters in California

The mayor's office is out of money, but Mayor Hardie Davis said the trip to Cupertino, Calif., will cost the city just $196 for airfare.
By Susan McCord

Note to readers

Because of problems with the press, the Tuesday edition of The Augusta Chronicle will be in black and white.

Ga. afterschool standards change today

ATLANTA - The hundreds of afterschool programs funded by federal money flowing through state agencies have a new set of uniform standards to live up to.
By Walter C. Jones

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Heels' winning streak ignited by defense

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The defensive turnaround at North Carolina is one of the major reasons the No. 8 Tar Heels have their highest ranking in nearly two decades and reached the Atlantic Coast ...

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Editorial: Is good enough good enough?

Only time will tell if UGA has overreacted. But if it has, it's in the pursuit of excellence.
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