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Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

...police cars.Commissioner Bill Fen noy said that people in District 1 don't mind paying the stormwater fee because east Augusta floods every time it rains, but that SPLOST money that was supposed to go there was shifted somewhere else."It could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-11/augusta-commiss
Collaborative demolition project announced to remove blighted structures around Augusta

...We call ourselves the Garden City, but dilapidated buildings are everywhere, particularly between 12th Street and east Augusta," said Bishop L.A. Green, of Light of the World ministries. "I am a firm believer in the phrase, 'Actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-09/collaborative-demolition
'Augmented reality' could work for commissioners

...Commissioner Mary Davis dressed as a princess with dreams coming true.? Commissioner Bill Fennoy standing in a rainstorm in east Augusta with no flooding.? Commissioner Wayne Guil foyle saying, "District 8 don't need no stormwater tax."? Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-06-13/augmented-reali
East Augusta businesses linked to area school

...the grounds of DSM Chemical in East Augusta.Massive towers, vents and rods...organized for both Hornsby students and East Augusta residents. The tours showcased...representatives."I spent a lot of time in East Augusta and I have very strong roots here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-09/east-augusta-businesses-li
Senate, mayoral candidates tout qualifications in east Augusta

...skeptical crowd at a Thursday forum in east Augusta.State Sen. Hardie Davis called...Blocker-Adams showed a photo of flooding in east Augusta from 1970, then reminded the standing-room...Johnson said he'd grown up in east Augusta and decided to run for office at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-04
East Augusta association plans candidate forum

East Augusta Neighborhood Association is hosting a political forum for Augusta mayoral and state senate candidates April 17.Association president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-19/east-augusta-association
Scuttlebiz: Businesses 'beat the Street' in earnings predictions

...predictions.Eli Lilly beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday. The drug maker, which also makes animal hormones in east Augusta, turned in a $529 million profit. That's 87 cents per share. Wall Street predicted it would be 76 cents per share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/scuttlebiz-businesses-beat
Pardon Our Mess: Marion Homes street flooding

...said a lack of funding is preventing immediate repairs. He said the infrastructure project is part of phase III of the East Augusta Roadway and Drainage Improvements project, but funding is not yet available. Ladson said the city's proposed stormwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-29/pardon-our-mess-marion-homes-
DSM's Augusta facility included in spinoff

...units fits with a strategy of reducing its chemical portfolio in order to concentrate on its nutrition business.The east Augusta facility makes caprolactam, which is used in carpet, electronics and automotive plastic. It has more than 650 employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/dsms-augusta-facility-incl
Augusta Commission nears consensus on stormwater fee

...After five years, fee revenue can be used to issue bonds for large projects, such as the $18 million needed for east Augusta drainage, $14 million for the Hyde Park detention pond project and $25 million needed for drainage improvements in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/augusta-commission-nears