The Dream Foundation, a national organization that grants wishes for adults with life-threatening illnesses, is sending John and Frances Manning to Detroit for a special anniversary party.
Two abstentions kept Mayor Hardie Davis from casting a tie breaking vote Tuesday on a decision to implement a stormwater utility fee on Augusta consumers in January.
Because the university system did not disclose the other finalists it is violating the law, according to the attorney for The Augusta Chronicle and the Georgia Press Association.
Savannah River Site's liquid waste contractor nearly tripled the number of staff for its emergency drill program following an evaluation that revealed numerous shortfalls.
Augusta Tech's Economic Development office works behind the scenes daily to elevate the area's global profile through feeding local manufacturers and health care providers with qualified workers and filling in gaps emerging between generations.
The amendments require additional parking for homes with more than two bedrooms, and require garages be placed in the rear of homes built on front-loaded lots.
Complaints of noisy Independence Day celebrations and neighborhood fireworks displays decreased by more than 17 percent in Augusta this year, after Georgia legalized the sale and use of consumer explosives until 2 a.m. on the Fourth of July.
A divided Augusta Commission will again take up implementing a stormwater utility fee at its Tuesday regular meeting.
A smokestack and rusty water tower rise above piles of rubble where John Jones has spent years using a backhoe to excavate brick tunnels, aqueducts, walls and other remnants of Bath Mill, a paper plant dating to the mid-19th century that was converted into a successful textile plant.