Augusta commissioners broke a seven-year trend Wednesday and agreed 7-0 to raise property taxes by 1.75 mills to cover a deficit and provide employees a small bonus.
The owner of the Goodale House on Sand Bar Ferry Road started an online fundraiser to help restore one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes. And he's giving away pieces of the house as rewards for donations.
Atlantic Broadband's free high speed Wi-Fi service in downtown Aiken is now operating. It covers the perimeter along Laurens and Newberry streets between Barnwell Street and Park Avenue.
Long-time Richmond County principal Wayne Frazier, known for his unorthodox approach to school reform, submitted his resignation Wednesday after being demoted to a teacher this summer.
New information released Wednesday by the House Committee on Veterans Affairs contradicts federal documents that the local VA provided The Augusta Chronicle earlier this month.
The Deputy J.D. Paugh Foundation presented the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office with state-of-the-art taser equipment valued at nearly $2,700.
Federal and state races will dominate the Nov. 4 ballot after Augusta voters did most of their local decision-making in the May 20 partisan primary and nonpartisan election.
Brandon Velie, owner of Juniper in Ridge Spring and South Carolina Chef Ambassador, will perform a cooking demonstration at the Aiken County Farmers Market on Saturday.
The Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is taking applications for their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class scheduled for August 21.
The National Transportation Safety Board released a new report Wednesday with details surrounding a plane crash in February 2013 that killed five members of The Vein Guy staff.