Since implementing in 2011 a new system of assessing property values using aerial images, the Richmond County Board of Assessors reports $2.35 million in discovered property tax and other revenue.
Voter approval of a Nov. 3 special purpose, local option sales tax referendum is "crucial" to continuing the mission of law enforcement, Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree said at a voter ...
Columbia County commissioners voted unanimously to approve more than $80,000 in severance pay to former Community and Leisure Services Director Barry Smith.
Commissioners have stressed needs over wants in the new package after the first SPLOST 7 referendum failed last year, and despite impassioned presentations Tuesday, leaders did not change their minds.
Barry Smith, Columbia County's longtime director of Community and Leisure Services, resigned suddenly Monday without explanation, county officials said.
The Augusta Commission voted 6-4 to approve the second reading of a revised stormwater ordinance creating the fee Tuesday, with Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith and commissioners Mary Davis, Sean Frantom ...
Augusta's controversial stormwater utility fee goes for a second and final Augusta Commission vote Tuesday.