A high-stakes contest between a minority-owned Atlanta bond underwriting firm and Augusta financial advisers shifted into high gear when a vote to refinance stalled.
Tickets to the premiere of "Get On Up" caused a dust-up on the Augusta Commission after one official said he was denied the perk after refusing to support the mayor's choice for a new administrator.
An American major general was shot to death Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman wounded about 15.
Augusta Fire Chief Chris James said the increase was necesarry to keep the department from losing firefighters to higher-paying agencies.
Former City Administrator Fred Russell hasn't been sitting still since the Augusta Commission voted to fire him in December.