Frantom, Harris will face runoff

The District 7 special election isn't over yet, with Sean Frantom and Louis "Hap" Harris heading for an April 14 runoff.
By Susan McCord

Columbia County voters renew school levy

Columbia County voters overwhelmingly approved a renewal of the local education sales tax sales Tuesday, providing officials with a reliable source of revenue to fund improvements in the county's rapidly growing school system.
By Steve Crawford

Frantom, Harris will face runoff

The District 7 special election isn't over yet, with Sean Frantom and Louis "Hap" Harris heading for an April 14 runoff.
By Susan McCord

Candidates' voting records analyzed

Three candidates seeking the District 7 commission post don't always go to the polls themselves.
By Susan McCord and Sandy Hodson

Light voter turnout expected

Turnout will be key, but likely still very low in today's special election to fill an unexpired District 7 term on the Augusta commission.
By Susan McCord

Education sales tax to get vote

If approved, the education special purpose local option sales tax (ESPLOST) referendum will renew collection of the tax starting in 2017.
By Steve Crawford

Poll sites listed for Tuesday elections in Richmond, Columbia counties

The District 7 special election will be held Tuesday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Harris leads in District 7 fundraising race

Interim Augusta Commission member Louis "Hap" Harris outraised his two opponents in Tuesday's District 7 special election by about $10,000, candidate filings show.
By Susan McCord

Barrow figuring out next move

Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow said this week he plans to take a year to “figure out his next move,” which he suggested might involve resuming a career as a private attorney or making another run for public office.
By Wesley Brown

Political group endorses Frantom

One of Augusta's oldest political groups threw its support behind the youngest candidate, Sean Frantom, in the March 17 District 7 special election.
By Susan McCord

District 7 candidates face off at forum

Three candidates sparred over working with the mayor and commission and managing city infrastructure and taxpayer dollars for more than two hours at a forum.
By Susan McCord

LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident about his campaign stop in Augusta 50 years ago this week. Then he was heckled. 

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