Augusta Commission, Utilities reach $290,000 settlement with contractor Pittman Construction

The Augusta Commission agreed Monday to pay $290,000 to settle a claim that Augusta Utilities caused a delay in the ongoing widening of Bobby Jones Expressway near Deans Bridge Road.Utility Director Tom Wiedmeier said contractor...

Augusta Commission set to approve $9 million tax increase

...special purpose, local option sales tax 6 funds? A presentation from IFS Securities on minority inclusion in Augusta Utilities' upcoming bond refinancing? A salary adjustment and retention program for Augusta Fire Department

Rebranded charter school opens its doors

...classes to gain a high school diploma at their own pace.The center, located on the second floor of the City of Augusta Utilities Department Building on Bay Street, is a tuition?free, online charter school that hosts a computer lab, a teacher...

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...

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...