Kenny Echols, a retired health care administrator and former Richmond County school board member, said he's out of the running to complete resigned District 7 commissioner Donnie Smith's term.
Some Augustans with ties to Cuba reacted with elation Wednesday over President Obama's move to re-establish diplomatic relations between the United States and the island nation.
The Augusta Commission voted 10-0 to use $2.8 million in sales taxes specifically for the Hyde Park relocation effort.
A decades-old issue won't evade Augusta's outgoing mayor and three commissioners at the final meeting of 2014. The agenda features several items related to the beleaguered Hyde Park relocation ...
The grant will be used to establish comprehensive child care services benefitting low-income families, including “education hubs” that will provide assistance to child care centers.
South Augusta's tag and utilities customer service offices will serve their last customers today before opening in new locations next week.
Augusta's Parks, Recreation and Facilities Director Bob Levine said he's resigning to spend more time with his wife and four children, who reside in various parts of the country.
Sonny Pittman announced his candidacy for the 7th District seat on the Augusta Commission.
City commissioners abandoned plans to audit millions spent to relocate residents from Augusta's Hyde Park neighborhood and declined to expand the audit to the entire department.
Candidate qualifying in what likely will be a hotly contested election to complete resigned Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith's term has been set for Jan. 12-14.
A $225,230 engineering and master plan for Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities has been pulled from the Public Services committee agenda because it conflicts with a $100,000 assessment ...
A community activist and a member of the Commission fear the city could be hit hard with fines and penalties if the Department of Justice were to inspect the county for compliance with the ...
Other Augusta department heads might soon join outgoing Housing and Community Development Director Chester Wheeler, while Wheeler might see his former department undergo a full audit.
Weighing commission support for pricey budget adds and new fees, new City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson secured seven supporting votes to pass the 2015 city budget.
Mack Taylor, a lawyer and former assistant district attorney, defeated Martinez businessman Trip Derryberry to claim the Columbia County Commission District 3 seat.
Chester Wheeler, who oversaw pricey consulting contracts for the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment effort and relocation of Hyde Park residents, has resigned.
Trip Derryberry and Mack Taylor are the only candidates in the only race for the runoff election to fill a seat that has been vacant since Charles Allen resigned.
The Augusta Commission will reconvene a Nov. 18 meeting Tuesday in an effort to approve a budget before the start of the 2015 fiscal year Jan. 1.
Issuing municipal bonds and later refunding and reissuing them makes it easier for local governments to afford large projects and lower their interest payments. But each transaction comes at a price.
A state probe into allegations former Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith moonlighted for a hospitality company while drawing his Georgia State Patrol salary will be reviewed by the state attorney ...