Monday is the last day to register to vote in what has become one of the biggest off-season elections in Augusta history.
A superior court judge denied a request Wednesday from a Richmond County citizen seeking a court order to postpone the May 20 special purpose local option sales tax referendum.
On Tuesday, Lee Elder made an appearance at Furniture Outlet on Bobby Jones Highway in hopes of raising campaign money for Mayoral Candidate Helen Blocker Adams.
Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to his fellow clergy urging them to speak out Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of ...
Fifty-million dollars from the next special purpose local option sales tax won't go very far toward repairing Augusta's aging roads and drainage system.
Medicare made nearly $124 million in payments to providers in Augusta under its Part B program in 2012, including 14 who got more than $1 million, according to an analysis by The Augusta Chronicle.
A shorter season seems to be making for smaller campaign war chests, especially in the Super District 10 Augusta Commission election.
The zoning committee of the East Central Georgia EMS Council is expected to reconsider the council's Nov. 15 recommendation by a 10-8 vote to designate the Augusta government as "zone provider.
Asked if they'd support the commission raising property taxes, the candidates for mayor of Augusta offered varied positions.
Augusta's equal employment opportunity director is in the hot seat, as commissioners try to demote her from department head to coordinator, answering to the city's Human Resources director.
Augusta voters who don't know much about the candidates running for mayor have at least five more opportunities to see them in action prior to the May 20 election.
A city committee on Tuesday authorized the first phase of a $3 million countywide demolition program that may eventually scrap 290 homes and buildings.
The decline in smoking rates over the past 15 years in the U.S. is the result of large gains in urban areas such as Atlanta; on the otherhand, rural areas like Augusta struggle to change.
Fifty-three burned-out, disintegrating and otherwise uninhabitable structures are included in the first step of a new push for demolition going before an Augusta Commission committee ...
Commission members acknowledged Tuesday they will face a revenue shortfall on bonds issued for downtown renovations to the Augusta Municipal Building should a May 20 vote on a new tax package fail.
Citing debris totals that have more than doubled since February's ice storm, city officials said Tuesday that an additional $5 million is needed for contract crews to complete the monumental ...
A bond issue that one commissioner is calling a bad deal returns for a third day of discussion Tuesday, this time with Augusta commissioners present.
Augusta Commission members and candidates and mayoral hopefuls are speaking out against the $194 million sales tax package that will appear on the May 20 ballot.
The business of selling a skeptical Augusta on the city's new special purpose, local option sales tax got underway Monday.
The head of Augusta traffic engineering and a key player in the ongoing cleanup effort from last month's ice storm was named the city's interim deputy administrator Monday.