Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

...ballot include two contested Richmond County Board of Education races. Frank Beckles and Charlie Hannah are vying for District 2, and incumbent Venus Cain and James Swanagan are running for Super District 9.Democratic nominee Harold Jones has...

Paine College committee talks about plans to address school's problems

...ranging from financial stability to control of federal student financial aid. State Sen. Lester Jackson, who represents District 2, which encompasses Savannah and much of Chatham County, and Quincy Robertson, who was Paine's chief financial officer...

Ex-SC football player Harold Green II faces charges of sexual assaults on five female high school students

...from 15 to 17 last month while he was working as a volunteer coach. The students were working as trainers. Richland District 2 school spokeswoman Libby Roof said Green has not been at the school since the allegations were made. It was not clear...

Pardon Our Mess: Construction on Old Waynesboro Road

...markings along the Highway 56 construction zone on Old Waynesboro Road.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: District 2 Department of TransportationACTION PROMISED: District 2 communications officer Cissy McNure said she informed Richmond County Department of Transportation...

Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

...qualified against two other candidates to run for the District 2 school board seat being vacated by Eloise Curtis.But...not endorse either of the two remaining candidates for District 2, Frank Beckles and Charlie Hannah, but said they must...

Columbia County coroner to borrow trailer instead of buy one

...bodies in the event of a disaster. Bowen said the trailer is fairly low maintenance, and rarely needs service.As the District 2 director for the Georgia Coroner's Association, Bowen said he will reach out to the 32 counties he represents, as...

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...

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...

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.