In a heated runoff to represent District 6 on the Augusta Commission, newspaper publisher Ben Hasan was victorious, pulling in 52.43 percent, to Bob Finnegan's 47.57 percent.
Augusta could be closer to having a permanent head of city government, with Mayor Deke Copenhaver calling a meeting to "discuss and approve" his recommendation.
The Richmond County tax commissioner's office will be closed for a half-day on Thursday and all day Friday as operations are moved to a new suite.
Voters will return to the polls today to decide a handful of runoff elections.
Wednesday will mark two weeks since Mayor Deke Copenhaver revealed the names of three finalists for city administrator, but it remains to be seen how soon Augusta will hire a permanent head of the ...
Augusta Democrats who want to get more involved in statewide politics can run for one of five delegate slots at a July 26 party meeting, also known as a caucus, or attend to vote in the election.
After delaying renovations on the eighth and ninth floors at Augusta Municipal Building for six weeks while they considered moving the city law department to the ninth, Augusta commissioners voted ...
Under the plan approved rescue groups can enter the facility and identify which animals they'd like for adoption. Then Augusta Animal Services will transport unaltered animals for surgery.
Facing public outrage, three Augusta commissioners say they hope to see action on reducing the city's animal kill rate and its policy for working with animal rescue groups.
Janice Allen Jackson, Stephen Layson and Oscar Rodriguez are Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver's top picks to replace Fred Russell as city administrator.
Chester Wright died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a June 24 fall at Kellogg's.
Newspaper publisher Ben Hasan led the May 20 election and out-raised second-place finisher Bob Finnegan in the latest campaign financial reports.
A Burke County firearms dealer who was out of jail on bond and bragged on Facebook that he remained open for business is now behind bars.
The company that took over management at Augusta Municipal Golf Course said it hopes to win back former members by making “slow and steady” progress at the city-owned course.
Corey Johnson and Harold Jones have built their platforms on similar issues, such as restoring education funding and spurring economic growth. But each say their backgrounds and experience set ...
In a closely watched race, local activist Ben Hasan faces former Richmond County Republican Chairman Bob Finnegan in the July 22 runoff to represent District 6 on the ...
Early voter turnout for July 22 runoffs has been slow so far but may pick up after voters return from July 4 vacations, say election officials.
A 2-mill property tax increase for government operations and a new tax on manufacturers to fund law enforcement, transit and reduce blight might be on the horizon.