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Augusta residents surveyed want more power for mayor, consider garbage service good

...which created a weak mayor-strong commission form of government, is a popular topic among critics of Augusta-Richmond County government, but the unscientific survey was hardly a representative sample of residents or voters.The city has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-03/augusta-residents-survey
Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...000 people both of its weekends in 2012 and 2013.Wolfe believes the Lock & Dam Park, operated by the Augusta-Richmond County government on the Savannah River, is a perfect fit with Native Americans' love of nature and reverence of water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/ramblin-rhodes-oka-ch
Jurors call for special grand jury

...investigate the operation and management of Augusta-Richmond County government. "The limited term of two months for...of the operation and management of the Augusta-Richmond County government," the report states. "Supporting this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/13/met_274115.shtml
Metro
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:I AM SO sick and tired of hearing excuses about how Augusta/Richmond County government cannot get anything accomplished because of racial lines. You mean to tell me that Deke Copenhaver can't even have enough pride...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/rants-raves
Fees soak south Richmond

I received two items in the mail recently from Augusta-Richmond County government. One was the water/sewage bill with what appears to be a 100 percent increase in the sewage fee. The other was a letter to tell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-04/fees-soak-south-richmond
School bus drivers, crossing guards lose summer jobless benefits

...from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to apply for the benefits ever since the group was assigned to Augusta-Richmond County government during consolidation.And despite the federal order, Richmond County guards never saw their benefits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-26/school-bus-drivers-cross
Augusta businesses, people got $400 million from federal government in 2012

...which landed $37.2 million in U.S. Army contracts in 2012, according to the data.The consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was Augusta's third-largest federal contractor last year, with a large water treatment project at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-29/augusta-businesses-peopl
Finance promises overhaul

...bookkeeping operations in coming months, but not without some help. In response to a scathing audit the Augusta-Richmond County government issued two weeks ago, county commissioners Tuesday decided to seek outside help in their efforts toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/18/met_300595.shtml
Metro
City officials learn about leadership to help build a better future

...Saturday motivational/leadership workshop for 43 members of the Information Technology Department of the Augusta-Richmond County government, I jumped at the chance.Under the leadership of Tameka Allen, this department has been conducting these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-09-05/city-officials-l
Opinion columns
Signers of Declaration will be honored today

...tribute today at 10 a.m.The event will be at the Signers Monument on Greene Street in front of the Augusta-Richmond County Government Center, said James R. Hanby Sr., a 1989 graduate of Hephzibah High School and a justice of the peace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-03/signers-declaration-will-be-h