Baltimore unrest brings back memories of Augusta riot 45 years ago

...it wakes up young people who bought the notion that we live in post-racial America."Grady Abrams, who was a city councilman at the time of the riot, said the images from Baltimore show little has changed since the 1970s."I don't think...

Richard McNeely Sr.

...dedicated to helping his customers at Lane Tractor Company find just what they needed. He also served his community as a City Councilman and his country in the Air National Guard. He will be terribly missed but he is now at peace with Jesus Christ...

John Wynne Sr.

...17 years and chairman for 8 of those. Deeply involved in serving as a good citizen of Sardis, Wynne was elected city councilman for several terms. He was a volunteer fireman for 20 years, serving as chief for many of those years. He was a...

Augustans remember Oscar Baker

...one of its stalwarts with the passing of Oscar Baker, a former fire department captain, court bailiff and Augusta city councilman.The big man, perhaps best known for founding the Augusta-Richmond Coun ty Committee for Good Govern ment, died...

Former Augusta city councilman Oscar Baker dies

Former Augusta city Coun­cilman Oscar Baker died Saturday at a North Au­gusta nursing home, longtime colleague Richard Isdell said.

Across Georgia

...Grand jury indicts councilman on child molestation chargesMARIETTA, GA. - Cobb County prosecutors say a Kennesaw city councilman has been indicted on child molestation charges by a grand jury.An indictment filed Thursday in Cobb County Superior...

Across Georgia

...identifies Cochran as a devout Christian and as the city's fire chief, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.City councilman Alex Wan, who is openly gay, said Reed should investigate whether Cochran's views have affected LGBT employees...

Across the region

...is being sought in the shooting death of a Chester city councilman.Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood said Friday...arrest warrant identifies Moore as the man who shot City Councilman Odell Williams on Nov. 4.Authorities said 20-year-old...

Grovetown hires Harlem police chief

...replace Gary Owens, who resigned Aug. 22.A Grovetown committee including Human Resources Manager Elaine Matthews, City Councilman Dennis Trudeau, and retired and active law enforcement officers narrowed the applications down to eight. Those candidates...

Deal is the best choice

...enough to re-elect him.Our choice is clear ? vote to re-elect Gov. Deal on Nov. 4.(The writer was a Blythe city councilman from 2007 to 2011, and is president of the CSRA Citizen's Forum.)