The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks an injunction against the city and a finding that the change in election dates violates the Voting Rights Act.
Fostering job growth and strengthening infrastructure - with particular attention paid to widening existing roadways - were hot topics in Monday's candidate forum at the Columbia County Government Complex in Evans.
Two-term Commissioner Alvin Mason touts his experience on the sometimes-fractured Augusta Commission as an asset, not a liability, that he'll bring into the mayor's office if elected May 20.
Seven Republican candidates for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat spend a couple hours Saturday afternoon trying to put some daylight between their brands of conservative politics on issues ranging from gun rights to global warming.
Augusta candidates for mayor and state Senate faced a skeptical crowd at a Thursday forum in east Augusta.
David Perdue and Nathan Deal continue to lead in their GOP primaries in a voter survey released Thursday.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal won't participate in the only primary debate to be broadcast statewide on public television.
Monday is the last day to register to vote in what has become one of the biggest off-season elections in Augusta history.
Supporting Augusta arts programs gave five mayoral candidates different material to talk about at a forum Monday.
Helen Blocker-Adams says she'll bring a different dynamic to the mayor's office and a new culture to city government.