Greece continues with vote on austerity after creditors reject bid for quick deal

...Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who called the popular vote for Sunday, was defiant, saying it would go as planned and urging citizens to vote "No." In an address to the nation, he said a "No" result would not mean that Greece would have to leave the euro...

The Rev. Gene Norris: People of faith can heal nation

...is haughty, but humility goes before honor. (Proverbs 18:12)We are to recognize that we cannot function together as citizens of the same community, whether local or national, unless we are mindful of how we treat each other in pursuit of the common...

Reports finds extremely low-income families have trouble finding homes in Augusta, Aiken

...and Thomson has 200.Evans said each has a waiting list of more than 100 people, with the majority consisting of senior citizens and disabled people.Though McDuffie County has joined a statewide movement to obtain tax credits to build affordable apartments...

Sims stepping down at end of term

...the Appropriations, Rules, Transportation, Health and Human Services and Science and Technology committees."Serving the citizens of Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties has been an honor. I will continue to keep their best interests at heart as I...


NOTICE TO THE CITIZENS OF GROVETOWN, GEORGIA Public Notice is hereby given to all persons in the City of Grovetown, Georgia that a public hearing before...

Chris Pronger enters hall of fame despite being under contract thanks to bylaw change

...Modano and Eric Lindros."My interest is more in youth hockey than it was before I owned an NHL team," Karmanos said. "The great thing about being involved in youth hockey is when they grow up to be outstanding citizens and people."

Now batting: The private sector

...that some North Augusta residents still oppose this project. Their concerns should be respected along with their rights as citizens to petition to the government for redress. But given the elegant design of the area to this point, it's unlikely Project...

Woman climbs flagpole, removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

...actions will hurt efforts to bring the flag down permanently."There are 2 ways the Confederate Flag can be removed forever. Citizens please engage legally or we lose!" state Sen. Marlon Kimpson of Charleston, a Democrat, said on his Twitter account...

City Ink: Current, former Augusta mayors sound off on consolidation results

...some folks are asking, does there need to be a board of assessors to assess the assessors' board's salaries? Several citizens have said their value is overstated, and they want to appeal. TO THE FUTURE: Gwen Young and her husband, Bob, held a party...

What of Georgia's flag?

...Atlanta closely resembles the flag of the Confederate States of America, the flag under which the war was fought. Certainly a discussion of this by the officials and citizens of Georgia seems to be in order.Richard L. BrothertonAugusta