Since 2013, Augusta-Richmond County has spent $572,472 from transportation tax discretionary funds to keep roadsides, retention ponds, medians and drainage easements tidy.
This week's rainfall left some residents ankle-deep in water that pools in roads, driveways and sidewalks - a consequence of aging infrastructure and a lack of funding to deal with it.
Augusta's clerk of commission will relocate to offices custom designed for the city law department, in a move approved by commissioners at a called Monday meeting.
Augusta Commission members blasted the architect and, to a lesser extent, the project manager, in voting Tuesday to suspend construction on two floors at Augusta Municipal Building.
Elected Tuesday with nearly 75 percent of the vote in a four-way race, Davis talked to The Augusta Chronicle about the election and described his plans for the next seven months and beyond.
The project, modeled after similar ones in other cities, will cost only about $500 for the purchase of a few goats to keep vegetation down at detention ponds.
Even without the $8 million included in the sales tax package rejected by voters Tuesday, progress on a new cancer research building at Georgia Regents University will move forward, an official ...
Incumbent Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith squares off against local attorney Brandon Dial in the Super District 10 race.
Long considered a swing district that could shift the balance of power on the Augusta Commission, the District 6 commission race includes candidates from all walks of life.
It's a competitive field in the Hephzibah-area District 4 Augusta Commission race between longtime neighborhood activist Sammie Sias, pastor Melvin Ivey and newcomers Tomasenia Jackson and Gwen Watts.
While the Augusta Commission already approved the sales tax package and bond issue on the May 20 ballot, but commissioners are still seeking answers about the hastily assembled package.
The Augusta Commission voted Tuesday to hold a work session on a potentially tougher smoking ordinance.
The Augusta Commission opens its meetings with a mostly Christian religious invocation, although the city adjusted for the mayor's prayer breakfast after a 2012 legal challenge.
Augusta's four-member commission committees have a lengthy slate of old and new agenda items going for discussion today.
Augusta voters are set to vote on the consolidated government’s latest special purpose local option sales tax May 20. The Augusta Chronicle addresses the 1 percent sales tax collection ...
Monday is the last day to register to vote in what has become one of the biggest off-season elections in Augusta history.
A superior court judge denied a request Wednesday from a Richmond County citizen seeking a court order to postpone the May 20 special purpose local option sales tax referendum.
On Tuesday, Lee Elder made an appearance at Furniture Outlet on Bobby Jones Highway in hopes of raising campaign money for Mayoral Candidate Helen Blocker Adams.
Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to his fellow clergy urging them to speak out Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of ...
Fifty-million dollars from the next special purpose local option sales tax won't go very far toward repairing Augusta's aging roads and drainage system.