Aiken, Edgefield schools closed today

...Aiken and Edge field counties will be closed Monday because of the heavy rain in South Carolina. Schools in Bamberg District 1 will also be closed Monday.The Aiken County closings extend to all afterschool activities, athletics, the adult education...

NAACP leader says Ga. clerk assaulted him

...request due to the close working relationship of the Effingham courts.Jennifer E. Lewis, Senior Representative of District 1 Council of Magistrate Court Judges, has appointed attorney and Magistrate James Altman to hear the case. The date has...

Lee Beard legacy lives on at dedication of new Augusta Commission chamber

...consolidated government 20 years ago.He and Beard were the only two representatives from the old city ? Mays represented District 1, the old city on the county commission ? to be elected as commissioners of the Augusta-Richmond County government...

Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

...roads, Mar ble Palace renovations and new fire trucks and police cars.Commissioner Bill Fen noy said that people in District 1 don't mind paying the stormwater fee because east Augusta floods every time it rains, but that SPLOST money that was...

Second reading of Augusta stormwater fee passes

...Fennoy, who supported the fee, said the city had spent $500,000 on consultants to develop the fee program, while District 1 residents are "anxious to see something done to alleviate the long-overdue flooding situation that exists."Stormwater...

Augusta stormwater fee fails to get enough votes by 5-3

...Augusta is going to be a better place" when the fee passes, he said before the vote."People that live along East Boundary, Laney-Walker, I think they've waited long enough," said Fennoy of two District 1 areas that flood frequently.

Taylor declares run for District 122 seat while Duncan mulls decision

...who?"His question might be answered by a colleague, District 1 Commissioner Doug Duncan.Duncan said Wednesday he was...businessman, in the November general election to fill the District 1 seat after Ron Thigpen chose not to run again.Taylor...

Columbia County Commissioner Doug Dun­can won't seek Ben Harbin's House seat

Columbia County District 1 Commissioner Doug Dun can said Thursday that he had decided against pursuing the seat being vacated by longtime state Rep. Ben...

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis to hold office hours Wednesday downtown

Hardie Davis will hold mayor's office hours in District 1 Wednesday at Metro Market in downtown Augusta.The Mayor's...highlighting local businesses, Davis said in a statement.District 1 Commissioner Bill Fennoy will join Davis for the meeting...

Commission to review stormwater utility fee in Wednesday work session

...Swamp watershed, according to the document.Augusta commissioners vary in their support for the program, with downtown District 1 Commissioner Bill Fennoy supporting its role in addressing long-standing flooding and rural District 8 Commissioner...