Government | The Augusta Chronicle

...An Augusta Commission committee held off Tuesday on a request to add city bus service on one or more holidays. Augusta commissioners will take up whether to convert the Rocky Creek Enterprise Zone to a Tax Allocation District at a committee meeting...

Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...Friday taking popular Route 6 through downtown and south Augusta to the transfer stop by the Deans Bridge ... Augusta commissioners and city staff started interviews Monday for the position of transit director. Don't Miss

City Ink: Budget proposal late despite law

...hide something, the first thing he says is "Let's be transparent." LUVS AUGUSTA, HATES RAIN TAX: Former Augusta commissioner and I Love Augusta founder Moses Todd is calling for Richmond Coun ty residents and water users to exercise civil...

Rants & Raves

...shirt can go a long way to keeping you safe. AUGUSTA COMMISSIONER Marion Williams was televised as saying that millions...statue and surrounding area received upgrades. The Augusta Commissioners may spend millions of the taxpayers' money on...

Bottom line

...with a responsible tax proposal, they can put aside distrust and suspicion and say yes to it.It also means Augusta commissioners are now on the hook to manage the money better than they have in the past. The community will be watching as...

Vote to improve our city

...city health in terms of working systems.I urge all Augustans to inform their commissioners of their support for Augusta Commissioner Sean Frantom's recommendations made to City Administrator Janice Jackson (see Page 1B of the Oct. 28 Augusta...

Low turnout expected for SPLOST referendum, other area elections Tuesday

...of registered voters have already cast ballots during three weeks of advance voting.The mayor and all but one Augusta commissioner have spoken out in support of the sales tax package."It's a penny they're already paying. It's not a...

Sales tax Q&A: Does the Augusta Commission support the referendum?

...Day.See more SPLOST 7 coverageQ: Does the Augusta Commission support the referendum?A: All but one of the Augusta commissioners and Mayor Hardie Davis have spoken out in favor of Augusta's seventh sales tax to fund a $215.5 million package...

Rants & Raves

...good idea. THERE'S NOTHING unusual about Marion William's claim that he "is not making enough money as an Augusta commissioner." Most of the commissioners appear to share the same opinion. Until we elect new people to the Augusta Commission...

SPLOST is mismanaged

...been raised under this tax, including a whopping 22 percent hike this year. Combine that with the rain tax that Augusta commissioners passed and increasing garbage fees with reduced service, and it is obvious that Augusta taxpayers are being nickeled...