Augusta transit director interviews begin

Augusta commissioners and city staff started interviews Monday for the position of transit director.While Augusta pays a private firm, McDonald Transit...

Drone ban in effect April 2-13

Hoping to prevent a drone disruption at this year's Masters Tournament, Augusta commissioners approved a county-wide ban on launching or operating the remote-controlled aircraft between April 2 and April 13.Drones...

Commission members hold off on agreeing to November SPLOST

Augusta commissioners held off on scheduling a sales tax referendum and deleted an agenda item on giving the city administrator hiring and firing authority...

Sean's stellar showing

...median age is about 31, the next generation of Augusta leaders is nowhere to be found. The average age of the 10 Augusta commissioners is roughly 62.What are we saying? The young and up-and-coming need not apply?The 36-year-old Frantom's...

Unisys finalizes Port Royal lease

...Trotter said.Among the incentives Unisys received to locate in the building was a parking resolution approved by Augusta commissioners in February that will designate the old railroad depot lot between Fifth and Sixth street as overflow parking...

Rants & Raves

...the two suspects and one calling the victim by name. How can we not have an arrest? SIT BACK AND watch. The Augusta commissioners will use their new storm water fee money to purchase property in Hyde Park and to pay the relocation expenses...

Commission to review stormwater utility fee in Wednesday work session

Augusta commissioners and the public have a chance to learn more about proposed implementation...with the Phinizy Swamp watershed, according to the document.Augusta commissioners vary in their support for the program, with downtown District...

2 Augusta commissioners want to let administrator hire, fire department heads

Two Augusta commissioners want to streamline government operations by giving more responsibility to the city administrator.

Unfit to be tied

...appreciated just one vote from him.When presented with the opportunity to break a 5-5 tie on a measure requiring Augusta commissioners to provide pre- and post-travel disclosures on taxpayer-funded business trips, Davis refused to vote.Given...

'It's a never-ending fee'

...completes the fee-funded infrastructure improvements.The public should have had such important details by now.Augusta commissioners could sit politely at a week's worth of public meetings listening to gripe after gripe by local residents. Then...