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

...Community Center, Mize Memorial United Methodist Church and a small precinct voting at the South Augusta Services Center.District 6 Commissioner Ben Hasan, who represents voters at four of the precincts voting against the sales tax, said the results...

Clois Witt

...visits. After retiring years ago, she continued working and even volunteering at times. She most recently worked in the District 6 Department of Public Health Immunizations Office tracking down children in need of immunizations. She would go into...

Rants & Raves

...LET ME URGE south Richmond County to vote against the SPLOST this fall. The downtown commissioners to include the District 6 commissioner (couldn't) care less about how our tax money is used. We out on the most south end of the county are...

There's what Azziz said, and what he really meant

...THE DOUGHNUTS IS KING: King Hardie Davis Iheld his first informal "office hours" meeting with the public Friday in District 6'snew Krispy Kreme at Peach Orchard Road, a first step in fulfilling a campaign promise to meet with folks and hear...

City Ink: New board members mean more work for me in 2015

...got even by taking back Bill Fennoy's free James Brown movie premiere tix.Forget how Joe Jackson resigned from his District 6 seat to avoid a property tax vote and a lot of heat. Forget how Ben Hasan came on and said, "We must pay the bills...

Commission ends gridlock, moves forward on bonds without IFS securities

...the commission since being appointed a few minutes earlier to complete the unexpired term of resigning Joe Jackson, District 6 Commissioner Ben Hasan said the firm's colorful language shouldn't overshadow the role IFS had in exposing Augusta's...

Augusta commissioners to discuss millage rate, vacancy today

...needs to be at 2.14 because of the needs of the city," he said as the crowd laughed.After the abrupt resignation of District 6 Commissioner Joe Jackson, the commission has also been tasked with appointing his replacement. The issue will be discussed...

Rants & Raves

...and politicizing in church.IT'S A SHAME AND a disgrace that my Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle endorsed Ben Hasan in District 6. We all know Ben Hasan is a Muslim and an Obama Democrat. I can still remember when Wayne was running how he ran around...

Commission to discuss Jackson replacement Monday

...Thursday he expects the Augusta Commission to nominate District 6 Commissioner-elect Ben Hasan to replace his predecessor...from the commission's Web page, however, and his District 6 seat listed as "currently vacant."