Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...Congressional District election.Three candidates ? Frank Beckles, Monique Braswell and Charlie Hannah ? are seeking the District 2 seat held by Eloise Curtis.The other contested Richmond County Board of Education seat is in Super District 9, where...

Senate District 22 candidates tout differences

...that moved residents out of poor conditions; securing local funds to repair roads and clear dilapidated homes in his District 2; and advocating for the new judicial center to be named after Judge John H. Ruffin Jr."I understand the local issues...

Voters didn't hold back on write-ins during May 20 election

...the mayoral candidate who withdrew prior to the election.A few voters also wrote-in candidates for the contested District 2, 4 and 6 elections for Augusta Commission, and a handful ? 22 ? wrote in names for the uncontested District 8 seat...

Sleeper, Baker retain Columbia County school board seats

...and grateful that the voters have seen fit to put me back in office for another term and they trust me to do what they think is right for the school system."Incumbent Kristi Baker representing District 2 ran unopposed and got 2,561 votes.

Aiken deserves Stake

...representing the taxpayers and the private sector.We have enough monuments built and proposed high-priced freeways being designed. We do not need more. Vote for Mike Stake for the Aiken County Council District 2 seat in the June 10 primary.

City wins lawsuit over change in election date for local offices

...would have the effect of denying or abridging the right to vote.The election of the mayor and commission seats for Districts 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 races is May 20.Absentee voting has been underway since early April, and early voting also has...

School board candidate arrested

...up, the report said.Deputies noted welts on the woman's upper left leg.Monique Braswell, a candidate for the District 2 school board seat, said she had received several calls Saturday about the arrest. She said she has met Swanagan at...

Value of Copenhaver's support in mayor's race argued

...who had the support of then-incumbent Don Grantham. The mayor backed former commissioner Freddy Handy in a bid for District 2 in 2007, but Handy lost to Corey Johnson in a runoff.Regardless, the Davis camp aign is "glad" to have Copen haver's...

Plaintiffs in election date lawsuit file response to city of Augusta

...their case.Absentee and early voting already have begun. The local races on the ballot are for mayor and commission districts 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 races.The city relies on a U.S. Supreme Court case decided in June, Shelby County v. Holder...

Candidates want infrastructure, attention for District 2

The Augusta Commission District 2 election pits a longtime local businessman...Augusta," he said.Residents of District 2, which includes Hyde Park, Southgate...return permanently to Au gus ta and District 2 until 2011.Williams speaks of the...