Connell funeral 2 p.m. Saturday

The funeral for former state Rep. Jack Connell will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Episcopal Church, according to Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 214 Davis Road.

Connell, an Augusta native and businessman, served more than three decades in the Georgia House of Representatives before retiring in 2002.

He died Wednesday at age 93.

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Michael Shaffer, the chief lobbyist for Augusta University and a former aide to Gov. Nathan Deal and the late U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, will take on a new role as head of economic development for the university, the university announced this morning. Read more