Jackson mayoral candidates differ on growth

Mayor K. Todd Etheredge, who has run opposed since 2002, and write-in candidate Alan Meierhenry stand apart on the direction of the town.
By Mike Rosier

Jackson mayoral candidates differ on growth

Mayor K. Todd Etheredge, who has run opposed since 2002, and write-in candidate Alan Meierhenry stand apart on the direction of the town.
By Mike Rosier

Frantom wins District 7 seat

Augusta Commission District 7 will have a new representative with Sean Frantom's Tuesday runoff victory over interim commissioner Louis "Hap" Harris.
By Susan McCord

Frantom, Harris compete in runoff today

The race to fill the unexpired term of resigned District 7 commissioner Donnie Smith enters its final stretch with today's special election runoff between Hap Harris and Sean Frantom.
By Susan McCord

Contractors back Harris with donations

Local government contractors are putting their money behind sitting commissioner Louis "Hap" Harris, who has now raised nearly $27,000 in pursuit of the District 7 commission seat.
By Susan McCord

Cruz shares presidential vision with Aiken Republican Club

Less than two weeks after announcing his run for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign caravan made a stop at New­berry Hall on Saturday as he addressed members of the Aiken Repub­lican Club during their monthly meeting.
By Travis Highfield

State reviewing Richmond voter purges

ATHENS, Ga. -- Linda Ford has resigned as director of the elections division of the Georgia Secretary of State's office after a breach of a federal rule regarding the maintenance of voter registration rolls.
By Jim Thompson

Advance voting opens in runoff

Advance voting and voting by mail in the District 7 Augusta Commission special election runoff starts Monday in the Richmond County Board of Elections office.
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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Committee hears plans for tearing down historic buildings

Recommendations the city demolish two historic 19th-century buildings on the municipal government campus go before an Augusta Commission committee Tuesday.
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