City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...it down to an hour ? an hour and 10 minutes, I think." MARBLE PALACE NEWS: Last week was a busy one for Augusta commissioners. A committee approved drafting a policy to restrict admittance to legal meetings to the clerk, mayor, administrator...

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 Databases...

Augusta commissioners leaning toward not including groups in SPLOST

Commissioners have stressed needs over wants in the new package after the first SPLOST 7 referendum failed last year, and despite impassioned presentations Tuesday, leaders did not change their minds.

Fee gives funds forever

...individuals to freely bestow cash forever, on trust.The stormwater fee (tax) could have been done differently. Augusta commissioners could have proposed a one-year, $14 million project list, funded by a one-year fee. When complete, it...

Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

Augusta Commission members are caught between a SPLOST and a rain tax and can't do anything but talk.

Augusta commissioners settle with former deputy coroner for $200,000 in labor-related, whistleblower lawsuit

Augusta commissioners have agreed to pay former deputy coroner Johnny McDonald $200...income as well as compensatory damages to be determined by a jury.Augusta commissioners reached Wednesday knew little about the case besides what MacKenzie...

Augusta Commissioners divided as stormwater fee returns for another vote

A divided Augusta Commission will again take up implementing a stormwater utility fee at its Tuesday regular meeting.

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 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.