Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

Augusta Commissioner Sammie Sias and the Richmond County Neigh borhood Alliance have scored points over the last 20 years fighting for quality growth...

New commissioner Frantom could have tough decision to make on first day

Sean Frantom may have a tough decision to make on his first day as District 7 Augusta commissioner.Frantom, who'll be administered the oath of office a half-hour before Tuesday's meeting, will then be called on to represent...

City official suggests taking bus to Masters Tournament

Augusta Commissioner Bill Fennoy suggests patrons try Augusta Public Transit as a painless way to get to Augusta National Golf Club.The District 1...

Bottom line

It's not too much to ask to want street basketball players to play it safe as well.Augusta Commissioner Sammie Sias has asked the city's public safety committee to consider prohibiting basketball goals erected on city rights of way...

What's New - Augusta Goats

...see them, but since August, the city has used a time-tested method to keep vegetation low: goats.Former Augusta commissioner Joe Jackson, who helped approve the start of a goat pilot project last year, said the goats are a more cost-effective...

Real stories of the highway patrol

...from the Georgia State Patrol confirmed allegations that paint a repulsive picture. Former GSP Lt. and former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith appears to have traded sexually charged phone calls, e-mails, text messages and face-to-face...

Millennials have impact

...March 17), but its reasoning is fairly flawed.The median age of an Augustan is 31, but the average age of an Augusta commissioner is 62. Now, the conclusion the editorial board seems to jump to is that there is some age-related glass ceiling...

Keep Harris on commission

...proven business acumen, effective leadership and, most importantly, his ability to work with people.Hap has the best interest of Augusta at heart. He has lived and worked here his entire life.Keep Hap as your Augusta commissioner!

Elections Tuesday in Richmond, Columbia counties

...County.Interim Commissioner Hap Harris, Sean Frantom and Sonny Pittman are vying to complete the term of former Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith. If no candidate gets a majority of the vote, a runoff will be held Tuesday, April 14.In the...

Pittman shows genuine concern

...and pay taxes in west Augusta.There is no doubt in my mind that Sonny Pittman is the best man to serve as our Augusta commissioner for District 7.Phillip A. WilliamsAugusta