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...

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...

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.)

The Way We Were: Political targets

...than protested?Remember the days when a preacher/city councilman or a mayor more familiar with pianos than pistols...right is Travis Barnes, not only a former Augusta City Councilman, but also a pastor.Columbia County Sheriff Otis...

41-year-old murder case of 24-year-old Paine College professor still unsolved

...insistence of Grady Abrams, who discovered her body at her Ruby Drive home on June 17, 1973.Abrams, a former city councilman, found his girlfriend of around one year partially clothed in bed. Police later determined she had been strangled...