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SPLOST VI: Taxes won and lost

In the 22-year history of the special-purpose local option sales tax in Augusta-Richmond County, only once has a referendum failed.
By Johnny Edwards | Monday, June 15, 2009

Worth every penny?

Voters will weigh in Tuesday on Augusta's 1-cent special purpose sales tax. Here's an overview of projects the tax would fund if extended.
By Johnny Edwards | Sunday, June 14, 2009

Advance voting begins

Advance voting week for the SPLOST referendum begins today at three locations in Augusta.
By Stephanie Toone | Monday, June 8, 2009

Ordnance from past is sought

The Army Corps of Engineers will conduct more studies in portions of Augusta where Camp Hancock was located in hopes of finding remnants of military training activity.
By Rob Pavey | Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Bird strikes up since 2000

WASHINGTON --- Airplane collisions with birds have more than doubled at 13 major U.S. airports since 2000, and New York's Kennedy airport and Sacramento International report the most incidents ...
Saturday, April 25, 2009

Utility wins in crash suit

Georgia Power Co. emerged victorious Thursday at the conclusion of a civil trial involving the plane crash that killed a well-known Augusta politician.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, March 20, 2009

Utility had role in Allgood crash, insurer contends

A civil trial continues today in a case involving the plane crash that killed former state Sen. Tom Allgood Sr.
By Sandy Hodson | Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Airport aims to attract business

Augusta Regional Airport wants to make room for avionics and aerospace companies on about 130 acres near its runways.
By Johnny Edwards | Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Flying solo

Some famous sports figures have climbed into the cabin behind Perry Barinowski's cockpit. Ice skaters Scott Hamilton and Tara Lipinski. Golfers Mark Calcavecchia and Raymond Floyd. Hockey legend ...
By Tim Rausch | Monday, March 9, 2009

Board OKs helipad plan

After a couple of decades away, the thump of helicopter blades overhead will come back to University Hospital. University's board on Thursday approved $940,000 to create a helipad on top of its ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Dec. 19, 2008

Tax list trimmed to $185 million

City Administrator Fred Russell gave Augusta commissioners his short list of special-purpose sales tax projects Wednesday, whittling $641.2 million in requests down to a package of $185.3 million.
By Johnny Edwards | Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008

Skyfest shows off aircraft

The swirling tricks of a military helicopter spelling out "air show" had 5-year-old Choice Jennings IV jumping on his tiptoes with excitement.
By Stephanie Toone | Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008

Across the area

Gov. Sonny Perdue recognized schools for their achievements on the SAT, a college admissions test, on Thursday.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2008

Executives fly their own planes to make most of every minute

Every other month, Aiken cardiologist Ansermo Arthur avoids airport traffic and baggage check lines on his way to conferences and meetings.
By LaTina Emerson | Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008

Contractors to hunt for munitions

Military contractors will be snooping around Augusta's Daniel Field area this fall for evidence of unexploded bombs and bullets left behind by military training during World Wars I and II.
By Rob Pavey | Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008

Airport worker charged in theft

A former Augusta Aviation employee was arrested Thursday on charges that she stole about $160,000 from the company and its customers over three years.
By Adam Folk | Friday, May 16, 2008

Air taxi services growing

Mike McMenamin values his time -- the CEO and founder of Access Insurance Co. in Atlanta is always on the move.
By LaTina Emerson | Saturday, April 12, 2008

Across the area

Augusta Fire Chief Howard Willis spent most of Wednesday looking into a film clip posted on YouTube showing a firefighter getting his head, neck and mouth duct-taped, but made no disciplinary ...
Thursday, April 10, 2008
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Stormwater fee could be delayed

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 ...
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