SPLOST passes overwhelmingly

...Association. "We look forward to the new changes on the commission as far as accountability and trust with the SPLOST."The package lost in 10 of the city's 71 precincts, including three District 2 precincts and four District 6 precincts.

Teamwork cited in sales tax victory in Augusta

...information sessions and the commission's support for the sales tax to raising the awareness that it needed to pass.District 2 Commissioner Dennis Williams, who represents voters at Bernie Ward and Mize, said the commission's sole dissenter...

Augusta Commission's gas card spending tops $4,300

...were three from the much smaller districts: District 1 Commis sio ner Bill Fennoy, with 37 fill-ups at $980.77; District 2 Com missioner Dennis Wil liams, with 16 fill-ups at $479.45; and Dis trict 6 Commis sio ner Ben Hasan, with 15 fill-ups...

Rants & Raves

...secretary of the Army. If I were in the Army, I'd leave. I'M HAPPY THAT James Boo Taylor is running for City Council District 2 in Thomson. This is a man who will work hard to help create jobs and hold our law enforcement agency accountable for...

AT&T's It Can Wait tour offers virtual reality view of distracted driving

...Transportation joined in on the tour because of increased concerns over distracted driving.Kyle Collins, a Georgia DOT District 2 spokesman who attended the event Wednesday, said there has been an increase in fatalities statewide, with East Central...

SC football coach faces student sex charge

...Traynum while she was a member of the girls basketball team, which Traynum coached for about 20 years.Anderson School District 2 Superintendent Richard Rosenberger says Traynum has been placed on leave.Traynum's attorney, Druanne White, told...

Aiken County superintendent finalists all Palmetto State educators

...Superintendent Mark D. Petersen, Berkeley County School District Associate Superintendent Kevin O'Gorman, Dorchester School District 2 Assistant Superintendent Sean Alford, and Aiken County Associate Su perintendent King Laurence ? were scheduled for...

Appling thoroughfare to be closed for bridge replacement

...to Ray Owens Road and major grade changes for the roadway among other minor work, according to Kyle Collins, the DOT District 2 communications officer."A 540-day shutdown was deemed necessary to substantially complete the scope of work...

Columbia County commission passes vote to stormwater utility fees by 2017

...stormwater utility budget, which dipped into $4 million in reserves this past year to address infrastructure repairs.District 2 Commissioner Trey Allen said he estimated that three-quarters of the complaints and issues he's had to deal with...

Free gas keeps Augusta commissioners on move

...2 gallons.The commissioner with the smallest district ? former Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson's 11-square-mile District 2 ? purchased the second-highest amount of fuel last year, with 482.1 gallons, although the mayor pro tem is occasionally...