Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RANT FOR AUGUSTA Utilities Department. I have never had a late bill in my life except for the water works. I get the bill one day and it's late the next...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: RAVE FOR THE AUGUSTA Utilities Department for retrieving my grandson's cellphone that he dropped into the storm drain in front of my house. On the morning...

Pardon our Mess: Old library

...Georgia headquarters library WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Utilities is renovating the city-owned building; Augusta...saplings remained.Tom Wiedmeier, the director of Augusta Utilities, said he expects the area to improve when the department...

Construction company to blast at Thurmond Lake

...officials said.Blair Construction will begin drilling and blasting Monday as part of a sewer line project for Augusta Utilities, Columbia County Emergency and Operations Director Pam Tucker said. The noise should only last for a few days.

Augusta Utilities Department to repair water leak on Bertram Road

The Augusta Utilities Department will perform maintenance on a waterline near Bertram Road Monday, which may cause water outages in the immediate area...

Super District 10 race features incumbent versus political newcomer

...Smith was censured by his colleagues in 2013 when his company was found to be performing subcontracting work on an Augusta Utilities contract at Fort Gordon.He defended the work Friday, saying he informed the city attorney about the work, which...

Rants & Raves

...food stamps that anyone can apply for; contact DFCS to see if this program was activated for the Augusta area. AUGUSTA UTILITIES changes its billing cycle. Pols keep finding new ways to confuse and grab more money. There seems to be no way...

Augusta Utilities billing cycle shift means extra water bill

Boswell Lamkin was accustomed to his Augusta Utilities bill being due on the same day of every month ? the...Why should we be on the hook for an extra bill?"Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier admitted Tuesday that Lamkin...

Drilling, blasting operations scheduled next week in Columbia County

...continue through the week.The second location is at Fort Gordon Recreation Department, as part of a project for Augusta Utilities. The project will begin Monday afternoon or Tuesday morning and continue into the following week.

Pardon Our Mess: Sunken road at downtown intersection

...ride for motorists in the southbound lanes of Seventh Street. WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Traffic Engineering Division or Augusta Utilities DepartmentACTION PROMISED: The road appears to have been patched over before, which could mean that the utilities...