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...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 Databases...

Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...35-year-old civic center during the approximately two years needed for construction of a new arena, Johnson said.Augusta commissioners are expected to weigh the viability of numerous requests made by local authorities, outside groups and city departments...

Commsission decides date for SPLOST referendum and also to end the Fort Gordon bus route

...Stephens didn't like the route and a revamped service will more adequately connect riders with destinations around Augusta.Commissioner Dennis Williams, who supported the route, said it was "totally unfair" to terminate transportation for riders...

Augusta Commission's Finance Committee OKs November SPLOST vote

Three Augusta commissioners pushed through a November date for the city's next sales tax referendum, setting in motion a two-month schedule for developing a project list.

Augusta Commission tables vote on stormwater fee

Augusta commissioners again on Tuesday delayed taking action on a stormwater utility fee, despite including fee revenue in next month's budget and increased opposition from Richmond County Board of Education.

Get your 'vision' checked

I read with some amusement and some sadness of Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams' trip to Albany. Albany, folks.It's said that several committed to go and bailed at the last minute, and...

Absent Augusta Commissioners spur delays in decisions on controversial stormwater utility fee, demolition of historic buildings

With four colleagues absent and facing a critical gallery Tuesday, Augusta commissioners again delayed action on two controversal items ? implementing a stormwater fee and deciding whether to demolish two historic city-owned...

City Ink: Fable has lesson for Augusta Commission

Augusta commissioners' quandary over whether to impose a rain tax and then ask voters to approve a new SPLOST package in November brings to mind another...

Augusta commissioners wary of plan for new arena

Commissioners are wary of committing as much as half of a new sales tax package to replacing James Brown Arena, a project coliseum authority members say will cost up to $110 million.

A product of pride

Jimmy Smith used to go to Regency Mall on Friday nights.The lifelong southside resident and former Augusta commissioner would spend much of his time in the food court and common areas chatting with friends and acquaintances while his...