Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

...Savannah River in Columbia County.In July 2013, the Augusta Utilities Department chained off and closed a dirt launch area...think it will be completed within about a month," Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said. "Once that has been done...

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...

Rants & Raves

...hiding in fear of Obama.SUSAN MCCORD, OF The Augusta Chronicle, did a great job of investigative reporting on the Augusta Utilities scandal. Thanks to Susan, we have knowledge of governmental fraud. Step up, attorneys, and do your civic duty...

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...

Rants & Raves

...Georgia. This is always the first step toward a state opening its door for legal dope and the dope heads that follow.AUGUSTA UTILITIES IS a monopoly. They are starting to act like one by overcharging us. I haven't seen anything in the article about...

Rants & Raves

...SOMEONE with the qualifications the Augusta Commission is looking for even want to come work with them? A RAVE TO THE Augusta Utilities Department. About 11 p.m. on a Sunday night, a water leak was discovered on our court; the crews showed up...

Rants & Raves

...surely a war on Christmas. TALKING HEADS ask: "What will happen if Obamacare fails?" It already has. I GUESS THE Augusta utilities department needed to generate more revenue by having everyone's water bill due date shift two days backwards every...

Spies and smokes and election board folks

...The same day I read about that, I read this: "If your tap water smells or tastes like dirt, don't worry. The Augusta Utilities De part ment says it's not dangerous and they're trying to fix it." WHO KNOWS WHAT GOES ON BEHIND CLOSED DOORS...