The meter is running

...gallons, 12.5 gallons or 1,250 gallons. It's been several years, but few should forget former Commissioner Bernard Harper shamelessly filling up his vehicles 11 times during his last three weeks in office.Not every commissioner uses a...

Augusta Commission's gas card spending tops $4,300

...has decreased since 2008, when commissioners spent more than $10,000 on gasoline, led by outgoing Commissioner Bernard Harper, who gassed up 11 times after losing a Dec. 4 runoff election.In the first nine months of 2015, the five commissioners...

Property sale, cleanup of old depot approved

...the city's proposed trade and exhibition center and that a hotel would be a part of the discussion. Commissioners Bernard Harper, Calvin Holland and J.R. Hatney voted against the motion, and Commissioner Marion Williams abstained, saying...

Harper says he has "unfinished business" on commission

Bernard Harper was elected to the commission in a 2006 special election to fill then-District 4 Commissioner Richard Colclough's seat. He...

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More qualify for positions

...candidates to nine. Tanya Barnhill, of Hephzibah, qualified for the District 4 commission seat held by Commissioner Bernard Harper. Ms. Barnhill, 50, is the owner of Total Media Consultants. Rosa Clemons qualified for the District 6 seat being...

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Will Ellis canal dream sink or swim?

...BEFORE YOU STAGE A WALKOUT, COUNT TO SIX: Commissioners Marion Williams. J.R. Hatney, Calvin Holland and Bernard Harper each said they want a TEE center, which is short for trade, exhibit and event center. They just didn't like the...

City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | Ellis Street Canal | TEE Center | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Candidates challenge school trustees

...52, of 2048 Edgar St., will take on trustee Adna Stein in District 1. Ms. Raney is a dental assistant. -- Bernard Harper, 45, of 2709 Bennington Drive, filed to challenge Andrew Jefferson in District 4. Mr. Harper works at Salem Nursing...

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In Government

...Mason joined the Augusta Commission this year, replacing Marion Williams and Andy Cheek, whose terms ended, and Bernard Harper, who lost his bid for re-election. COLISEUM AUTHORITY: The board charged with overseeing the James Brown Arena...

Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Coliseum Authority
Coliseum Authority members hold varied pasts

...NAME: WILLIE W. LAW AGE: 40 OCCUPATION: Counselor TERM ENDS: March 31, 2009 APPOINTED BY: Augusta Commissioner Bernard Harper POLITICAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE BACKGROUND: Ran for the District 2 commission seat in 1995, 1999 and 2007 and for Super...

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Rants and raves

...to print this. TELEVISION STATION WRDW (Channel 12) is pretty much always accurate with the news they report. Bernard Harper is a sore loser. He declined a interview with WRDW because he lost the runoff election to Alvin Mason. District...

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