Harris, Pittman qualify for District 7 special election

Louis "Hap" Harris and Sonny Pittman qualified for the March 17 special election for the Augusta Commission's District 7 seat.
By Susan McCord

Three qualify to seek District 7 seat in special election

Three people will compete to complete the unexpired term of District 7 Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith in a March 17 special election.
By Susan McCord

Frantom says he'll seek District 7 commission post

Sean Frantom told The Augusta Chronicle he is entering the race to replace resigned District 7 Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith.

Qualifying for District 7 commission seat to open

A short qualifying period starts Monday for the special election to complete the term of District 7 Augusta Commission member Donnie Smith.
By Susan McCord

Allen sworn into office

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen was sworn in Tuesday to the 114th Congress as the new representative for Georgia's 12th district.
By Doug Stutsman

Davis inauguration, reception today

The activities began Saturday with a volunteer event and Sunday worship service.
By Susan McCord

Graham lines up presidential bid

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's senior senator, Lindsey Graham has formed a political organization to assess the climate for a potential 2016 presidential bid.

Allen has hometown swearing-in

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on Thursday for a ceremonial swearing-in, a platform he used to update his top priorities for his first term in Congress, which include repealing the Affordable Care Act and growing the economy through energy independence and "fiscal responsibility."
By Wesley Brown Staff Writer

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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Vogtle reactors delayed 18 months

The contractor consortium building two nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has announced an 18-month delay to complete the expansion project, according to a document filed Thursday.
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