First work session yields no changes to Augusta administrator's 2016 budget

Augusta Commission members had lots of questions but suggested few changes for City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson's 2016 budget proposal at a Monday workshop.The budget doesn't raise taxes, but it does propose ways...

Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee good indicator of Project Jackson expectations, North Augusta officials say

...development is complete.More than 20,000 people attended the 31st annual Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee Oct. 30-31, City Administrator Todd Glover said, giving officials an opportunity to test some concepts that have been kicked around for Project...

City administrator looks back on busy first year

A "whirlwind" first year saw City Ad­min­istrator Janice Allen Jackson taking on two city budgets and a sales tax referendum, implementing a stormwater utility fee and completing massive renovations at the city government campus.

Raises part of Augusta administrator's budget proposal

Augusta employees get their first across-the-board pay increase in years in the 2016 budget proposal from City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson.The $745.8 million budget that Jackson is expected to present to the Augusta Commission...

SPLOST passes overwhelmingly

...have "to choose which projects they absolutely want to do and create a revenue stream with which to do it," said City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson, who gave numerous presentations around the community before Tuesday's referendum."We're...

Vote remains deadlocked on new commission director hire

A position revised by the city administrator to oversee equal job opportunity, disadvantaged business...business enterprise issues is required by the city charter. City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson added overseeing compliance with the...

Vote to improve our city

...to inform their commissioners of their support for Augusta Commissioner Sean Frantom's recommendations made to City Administrator Janice Jackson (see Page 1B of the Oct. 28 Augusta Chronicle for the article by Susan McCord). These suggestions...

City officials started tricks before Halloween

...monthly rain-tax bill to be until after the sales-tax vote. The second was waiving the law that requires the city administrator to present next year's budget to the commission's finance committee on or before the third Tues day in October...

No state charges for South Carolina officer who fatally shot 19-year-old in drug sting, official says

...his car, but a potential policy violation "does not amount to criminal responsibility."Greg Dietterick, the city administrator for Seneca, said in a statement Tuesday that the investigation "shows Lt. Tiller was acting in self-defense...

Mayor's office helped arrange Kinder Morgan gift

...where they are now?" Sias said, in a response to her.Kinder Morgan public affairs consultant Jorge Lopez told City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson, Hardie Davis and Owens in an Aug. 16 e-mail that the "planned route for the Palmetto...