In a recent survey of recreation needs for Augusta residents, respondents named the downtown riverwalk, Augusta Common and walking, hiking and biking trails - many of which are not city-run - as ...
Turnout was light but enthusiastic for Augusta's first mall information session about the Nov. 3 sales tax referendum.
Thursday is the first of two "public information open houses" that will give the public a chance to speak to city department heads, other prospective SPLOST recipients and elected officials about ...
Commissioners have stressed needs over wants in the new package after the first SPLOST 7 referendum failed last year, and despite impassioned presentations Tuesday, leaders did not change their minds.
The Augusta Commission voted 6-4 to approve the second reading of a revised stormwater ordinance creating the fee Tuesday, with Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith and commissioners Mary Davis, Sean Frantom ...
Augusta's controversial stormwater utility fee goes for a second and final Augusta Commission vote Tuesday.
Nongovernment organizations such as Paine College and Symphony Orchestra Augusta are excluded in City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson's proposal for the Nov. 3 sales tax referendum.
As Augusta sales tax talks got underway Friday, Paul Simon pitched a plan that would expand Augusta Common to the Savannah River and put a new hotel at Reynolds Street and James Brown Boulevard.
Development of a sales tax package to present to voters Nov. 3 kicks into high gear Friday at a three-hour Augusta Commission meeting.
After months of debate, the Augusta Commission voted Tuesday to approve the first reading of an ordinance implementing a stormwater utility fee effective Jan. 1.
City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said she's recommending a slight decrease in property taxes this year, although the effect on individual tax bills likely will be too small to eliminate the ...
Thousands of residents will receive automatically generated phone calls to their homes just before 7 p.m.
Tuesday’s $58,455 settlement by the city with a group of firefighters who said they were underpaid for overtime brought to more than $1 million in payouts authorized by the Augusta Commission over ...
Augusta Commission members are taking issue with Mayor Hardie Davis bringing chief of staff Lynthia Owens into private meetings otherwise closed to the public.
A local panel created to address safety and quality of life issues in downtown Augusta hopes to revive itself with support from the Augusta Commission.
The Augusta Commission authorized another settlement with workers alleging they were improperly paid for overtime work.
Augusta Commission members who support imposing a stormwater utility fee say they will fight to find the one additional commission vote the fee needs to pass.
Augusta is seeking to terminate a multimillion-dollar agreement to purchase 15 fire trucks after discovering numerous mechanical issues and defects with the first eight KME-brand trucks delivered ...
Augusta commissioners have agreed to pay former deputy coroner Johnny McDonald $200,000 in a suit McDonald filed last year under the Georgia Whistleblower Act and Fair Labor Standards Act.
Two abstentions kept Mayor Hardie Davis from casting a tie breaking vote Tuesday on a decision to implement a stormwater utility fee on Augusta consumers in January.