A push to tear down two historic buildings on the city government campus and brush off the city's Historic Preservation Commission has divided the troops in Georgia's second-oldest city.
Augusta commissioners were brimming with ideas Friday to increase downtown tourism, starting with a makeover for the bronze James Brown statue.
The fee has met widespread disapproval at public meetings held across the city, including a final meeting in Blythe.
At a meeting of Healthy Augusta, members of the BreathEasy Coalition showed off new ads promoting clean air and talked about approaching the Augusta Commission.
A new subcommittee of commissioners is trying its hand at increasing economic development and tourism in Augusta.
Recommendations the city demolish two historic 19th-century buildings on the municipal government campus go before an Augusta Commission committee Tuesday.
Augusta officials will host two more public meetings Thursday to discuss implementing a stormwater utility fee.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 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.
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.
The commission is taking a look at placing the stormwater fee on property tax bills instead of water bills and delaying implementation beyond a planned July start date, City Administrator Janice ...
The sessions, held at locations across Augusta-Richmond County, started March 10 after commissioners came under fire for implementing a fee without informing the public.