Aviation commission fires airport director

The Augusta Aviation Commission voted unanimously to fire the executive director of Augusta Regional Airport Tuesday.Roy Williams had been at the airport less than a year after being named to replace Gary LeTellier in...

No construction contractors cited in Columbia County for 2 years

...occupational tax certificate, or projects that needed to obtain or renew business licenses.Robert Sherman, the deputy director of Augusta's planning department, said much of the enforcement was complaint driven and includes orders for both general...

Interviews start for Augusta recreation director

The former Aiken director of parks, recreation and tourism is a finalist for director of Augusta's parks, recreation and facilities department.Aiken's Glenn Par ker and interim Au gusta Recreation Di rec tor Ron Houck...

Former Columbia County official interviews for Augusta Recreation Director post

The former director of Augusta Trees and Landscaping who went on to a 12-year career in Columbia County Community and Leisure Services is a finalist to lead...

Ed Skinner, longtime Augusta newspaper executive, dies at 86

Edward B. "Ed" Skinner Jr., one of the most successful managers in the history of Augusta newspapers, died Monday. He was 86.

Edward Skinner

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The man who helped lead Augusta's newspapers and the newspaper industry through the innovation of offset printing and into the computerized world has died at the age of 86, Edward B. Skinner Jr., 719 Chipandie Drive, Augusta,

Vast network of water, sewer lines runs beneath Augusta

...our city streets."Allen Saxon, the assistant director of Augusta Utilities' facility operations, said most residents...co-presenter, Kelsey Henderson, the assistant director of Augusta Utilities construction and maintenance, said that's...

New state law in time for SC distributors, Georgia firework fans to celebrate July Fourth

Fireworks retailers have yet to apply for business licenses in the Augusta area, but industry officials said Tuesday that local interest is growing and an Aiken County wholesale distributor should significantly benefit from a new law permitting the sale of consumer pyrotechnics in Georgia.

New VA director hears patients' complaints at town hall

The new director of Augusta's Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center made her first public appearance Monday before nearly 100 patients.After...

100 Beds for Harrisburg

Kim Hines (right), executive director of Augusta Locally Grown, fills flower beds with compost with volunteer Ashley Lwin (left) and 100 Beds of Harrisburg program recipient Angel Newman.