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...

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...

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...

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...