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.

Single bid for Butt bridge project part of larger trend

...online documents."There were not as many bids as I thought there would be," said Steve Cassell, the assistant director of Augusta traffic engineering. "In general, there have not been as many bids as there have been in the past."The bridge...

Aiken County recycling rate nearly three times better than Augusta's

...That is a big improvement: 4.87 percent in 2013 and 5.87 percent in 2014," said Lori Videtto, the deputy director of Augusta Environmental Services. "The residents of Augusta actually threw away less trash in 2014, and recycled more...