In early April city officials communicated to the preservation commission their desire to demolish the court building, and potentially the synagogue, to create additional parking and greenspace.
A handful of his new constituents weren't pleased, but District 7 Commissioner Sean Frantom said his vote to OK a new gated community off Berckmans Road wasn't a hard one.
The Richmond County Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution to choose the Investing in Education Excellence flexibility option during Tuesday's committee meeting.
Frantom, who'll be administered the oath of office a half-hour before Tuesday's meeting, will be called to represent the interests of District 7 in a rezoning decision.
About 40 people turned out for the first of four "visioning" meetings for the growth of Columbia County at Patriots Park. The next meeting is Thursday.
A proposed $20 million water park near Grovetown won't be built, according to a spokesman for the project.
Sammie Sias and the Richmond County Neighborhood Alliance have scored points fighting for quality growth in south Richmond County. But last week's effort to eliminate street basketball games might ...
Lights of the South, the popular holiday attraction near Grovetown, had its business license suspended earlier this week, pending a vote before the Columbia County Commission next Tuesday.
Owners of Alter Ego'z persuaded Augusta Commission member Dennis Williams to return the club's request to amend city alcohol laws to allow restaurants that serve ...
A trip to county jail or state prison might not be the worst sight ahead for some of Augusta's poorest criminal defendants.
A small crowd of Richmond County residents attended a community meeting discussing the school flexibility option Tuesday, offering their support for what they see as the right option for Augusta ...
Commissioner Sammie Sias' effort to get a specific city ban on basketball goals in city streets and rights-of-way failed to advance Tuesday.
The legal assault on for-profit probation operations in Georgia has moved to federal court, where one lawsuit contends a probation firm and the small cities it serves regularly commit ...
The race to fill the unexpired term of resigned District 7 commissioner Donnie Smith enters its final stretch with today's special election runoff between Hap Harris and Sean Frantom.
Augusta Commission member Sammie Sias is taking aim at residents who set up basketball goals in cul-de-sacs or on city rights of way to play ball in the road.
Local government contractors are putting their money behind sitting commissioner Louis "Hap" Harris, who has now raised nearly $27,000 in pursuit of the District 7 commission seat.
Columbia County has added all of its 65 stoplight intersections to InSync, an adaptive traffic-control system that coordinates the timing of lights and enables them to communicate to keep vehicles ...
Augusta's new mayor got his Masters Week wish with Tiger Woods' decision to play the golf tournament.
The Augusta Planning Commission approved a request by a global sports event management company to construct seven homes on 2.5 acres of land off Berckmans Road.
With a week-long break approaching for the Masters Tournament and several loose ends still lingering in the ordinance details, some members say they foresee more delays.