Richmond County property owners face Monday deadline to pay tax bills

...commissioner's office collects the property taxes that fund operations of Richmond County school system and the city of Augusta government.After Monday, it charges a 10 percent late payment penalty and 1 percent interest per month until the bill is...

Vote 'no' on SPLOST: Tax establishes a needless, wasted slush fund

...accountable for the next generation of Augustans? Please step forward. IT IS TIME to send a clear message to our Augusta government on Tuesday. No more business as usual. The jig is up. The slush fund is history until controls are in place...

Confusion holds up rain tax preview

...That's what the holdup was. I've got somebody working on getting them ready."Imagine that. Confusion in Augusta government. And imagine the mayor giving Lad son directions about the fliers going into utility bills. WHAT'S IN A WORD...

Funding for $55 million Augusta Municipal building renovations still uncertain

...work is done but a funding source remains uncertain for what has become a $55 million renovation of the downtown Augusta government complex.The public is invited to view the work ? including a new 10,000-square-foot Telfair Street entrance...

Augusta government celebrates completion of renovations

Augusta government celebrated new and newly refurbished facilities Tuesday even as protestors urged voters to reject funding the massive construction...

College's old name better

...other than the Masters, anyone researching Augusta or perhaps perusing Sylvia Cooper's column will find that the Augusta government is practically and racially dysfunctional and, quite frankly, somewhat of an embarrassment to the area.It's...

Augusta government e-mail domains turn up in hacked cheating web site data

Several local government e-mail addresses were used to create accounts on the extramarital affair dating site AshleyMadison.com.

Richmond County Board of Assessors finds more property to tax

...values using aerial images, the office reports $2.35 million in discovered property tax and other revenue for Augusta government and Richmond County Board of Education operations, Ross told commissioners.The new system corrected an appraisal...

Rants & Raves

...detectors to the protected area. Plant management, security officers and anybody, no matter your status. To the Augusta government, because your employees have a background check, let's prove they can get through the detectors like everyone...

Activist to speak to commissioners about policing of handicapped parking

...facilities.Hollobaugh said the sheriff's office's complaint-driven approach is "discriminatory" because Augusta government is not making services available to protect the disabled, as required under the federal Ameri cans with Disabilities...