Sales tax Q&A: What's in the sales tax package for east Augusta?

...7 coverageQ: What's in the sales tax package for east Augusta?A: The package includes $9.5 million for three...multimillion-dollar project to address flooding of roads and homes in east Augusta, according to city documents.Phase 3 is $4.5 million...

Augusta's Hagler Systems ready to ship massive project

...cutting laser in northern Mississippi.Hagler said it is the largest project in the company's history. The company in east Augusta has a history of fabricating dredges.Hagler Systems moved from North Au gusta to an empty warehouse on Sand Bar Ferry...

Rants & Raves

...most of the rest of us park. It'll do you some good. THE AUGUSTA Commis sion has used "fixing flooding issues in east Augusta" as the major reason to collect hundreds of millions of special purpose local option sales tax revenue from Richmond...

3 charged in kidnap-slaying of South Carolina man in Augusta

...authorities Tuesday.Police said the three lured Brooks to Griffin's East Augusta Commons apartment on E. Telfair Street to rob him. Warrants state...Brooks' car and set fire to it on Magnolia Drive at Oak Street in east Augusta.

Third-grader in shooting found gun in family kitchen, police say

...contributing to the delinquency of a minor.The child, whose name has not been made public, took the .380 handgun to his east Augusta school and was playing with it Tuesday when it went off, wounding a classmate. The girl was taken to the hospital...

Augusta woman granted bond in murder case

...discovered the conversations from Brooks' cellphone, Mark walter said.Brooks was lured to Gri ffin's apartment in the East Augusta Commons, where Reese and Barry were waiting, Markwalter said. Brooks was forced to strip at gunpoint so he could...

Good Hope Baptist to celebrate 110 years

...to build a community center someday.One of the missions of the church is to revitalize the east Augusta neighborhood around it. Under the East Augusta Community Development Corp., it has created a faith-based housing initiative to rebuild...

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...

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...

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...