Three candidates seeking the District 7 commission post don't always go to the polls themselves.
Turnout will be key, but likely still very low in today's special election to fill an unexpired District 7 term on the Augusta commission.
A primary whistleblower in the investigation of former Georgia State Patrol Lt. Donnie Smith was given three days without pay for engaging in explicit, lengthy phone conversations with other troopers.
Interim Augusta Commission member Louis "Hap" Harris outraised his two opponents in Tuesday's District 7 special election by about $10,000, candidate filings show.
Advocates for private management of Augusta Public Transit have an ally in the Augusta Bus Riders Association.
One of Augusta's oldest political groups threw its support behind the youngest candidate, Sean Frantom, in the March 17 District 7 special election.
The referendum on Augusta's latest special purpose, local option sales tax would be voters' second chance at approving SPLOST 7 after an earlier package failed at the polls May 20.
Public meetings on Augusta's proposed stormwater utility fee begin with a session at 6 p.m. today at the city boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive.
Three candidates sparred over working with the mayor and commission and managing city infrastructure and taxpayer dollars for more than two hours at a forum.
A new action plan will help Augusta's Urban Redevelopment Agency take "a more active role" in its oversight of millions in bond-funded construction projects.
The commission voted 10-0 last week to move commitee and legal meetings to the second and last Tuesdays of each month.
West Augusta Alliance will hold a forum for the District 7 commission candidates Monday.
The Augusta Commission on Tuesday approved the hire of a full-time veterinarian for Animal Services, a new position created last year as a strategy to lower the shelter's elevated euthanasia rate.
Augusta commissioners won't have to justify out-of-state travel after Mayor Hardie Davis declined to break a tie and indicate his stance on the issue.
All three of the Richmond County Tax Commissioner tag offices will be closed every Saturday in March for employee training, according to a press release.
Two Augusta commissioners want to streamline government operations by giving more responsibility to the city administrator.
A local bill that would change Augusta's charter that consolidated the city and county in 1995 requires three House members and all three senators who represent areas of Augusta to move forward.
Hardie Davis isn't the first Augusta mayor to seek additional power for the office.
A team from C-SPAN visited Augusta this week, filming documentaries meant to showcase the city's historical and literary achievements for the rest of the nation.
Mayor Hardie Davis continued discourse Tuesday promoting a change to a strong mayor form of government before a receptive south Augusta audience.