Coliseum panel members named

Six of the seven members of the newly constituted Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority were named at today’s Augusta Commission meeting.

The five Augusta commissioners within super District 10 nominated insurance agent Hap Harris, banker David Hogg Sr. and Fat Man’s Riverfront Café proprietor Brad Usry.

The super District 9 commissioners nominated Murphey Middle School counselor Joseph Collier, East Augusta Middle School food manager Charles Harris and Augusta Technical College marketing director Bonita Jenkins.

All six were approved by a vote of 9-0 with Commissioner Joe Bowles absent.

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