Originally created 03/01/05

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Local Government Meetings:

Location and time of upcoming meetings:


  • Augusta-Richmond County Commission: 2 p.m., Municipal Building Commission Chamber, eighth floor. The agenda is available online at www.augustaga.gov.
  • Edgefield County Council meeting: 6 p.m., 215 Jeter St.
  • Columbia County Board of Commissioners: 6:30 p.m., Evans Government Center Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans. The agenda is available online at www.columbiacountyga.gov.
  • Aiken County Council meeting: 7 p.m., council chambers, 736 Richland Ave. For more information, go to www.aikencountysc.gov.
  • Thursday

  • Columbia County Planning Commission: 6:30 p.m., Evans Government Center Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans. The agenda is available online at www.columbiacountyga.gov.
  • Monday

  • Augusta Commission's Pension Committee: Noon, Room 802, Municipal Building, Greene Street.
  • North Augusta City Council: 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 400 E. Buena Vista Ave. The agenda is available online at www.northaugusta.net.
  • March 8

  • Richmond County Convention and Visitors Bureau: 8 a.m., Cotton Exchange, 560 Reynolds St.
  • Richmond County Animal Control Board: 4 p.m.
  • March 10

  • Richmond County Sheriff's Merit System Board: 8:30 a.m., Human Resources Department
  • Augusta Housing Authority: 9 a.m., Augusta Housing Authority Office, 1425 Walton Way
  • Augusta Aviation Committee: 10 a.m., Airport Directors Conference Room
  • Augusta Canal Authority: 5 p.m., Historic Augusta, 111 10th St.
  • Edgefield County Planning Commission: 6:30 p.m., 215 Jeter St.
  • Richmond County Board of Education: 7 p.m., 864 Broad St.
  • March 11

  • Columbia County Greenspace Advisory Board: 8 a.m., Evans Government Center, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, EvansCutlinearound townlocal government meetingsback in time.Around town

    SPECIAL NEEDS SEMINAR: A Special Needs Information Seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Medical College of Georgia's Children's Medical Center, in Room BT-1810 of the main conference center on Harper Street. Admission is free. Call 721-5437.

    TEENAGE REPUBLICANS MEET: The Columbia County Teenage Republicans will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Columbia County Republican Headquarters, 3475 Old Petersburg Road. Tommy Price, Columbia County superintendent of schools, will speak.

    Back in time:

    Today in regional history:

    March 1, 1961

    The thugdom of Aiken and Augusta was having its sessions with Augusta detectives and FBI teams Tuesday as those authorities reported the trail towards solution of the $16,000 savings bank burglary here seemed to lead toward "outside professionals."

    Chief F. B. Green has alerted his officers to the chance of a repetition of the kind of burglary which took a thief into a savings company vault via ventilation ducts.

    He said he believed the men were professional safe and burglary operators who "knew how to crack the job and had a good general knowledge of what to look for."BoxToday in regional history:

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