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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
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
Armed robbers steal cash, shoes at apartments

A man says he was robbed at gunpoint by two men Fri day at an apartment complex.Deputies responded to East Augusta Commons in the 400 block of East Boundary about 9:20 p.m., according to a Richmond County sheriff's incident report.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/armed-robbers-steal-ca
Rants & Raves

...FED UP listening to Marion Williams, Bill Lockett and Ben Hasan talk about all the blight and dilapidated houses in East Augusta and why the taxpayers in south and west Augusta should have to pay to clean it all up. Why? We didn't cause it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-04/rants-raves
Sheriff's office plays Santa in toy giveaway

...come out and speak with you."Jeannette Hawkins smiled as her grandchildren mingled with officers and got presents at East Augusta Commons. She said she was glad to see the positive interaction, which she hoped would have an impact on the children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-22/sheriffs-office-plays-santa-t
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
Hyde Park residents question spending

...on project spending.Long rumored to be contaminated, and with signs warning children not to play in ditches, the east Augusta neighborhood was authorized $5 million in city funds three years ago to move residents and create a detention pond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-18/hyde-park-residents-ques
West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

...Augusta in 2001, and the county has averaged about one case a year since, according to CDC data.The new case was in east Augusta, but that is as specific as Koehle said he could be. It would be the fifth West Nile "hot spot" that gets a weekly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/west-nile-case-richmond-coun
New Augusta administrator Janice Allen Jackson begins work today

...fourth floor."I'm to be in the temporary quarters on the fourth floor," Jackson said.Jackson grew up in an east Augusta neighborhood where not just graduating from high school but attaining graduate degrees, often at Ivy League colleges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-16/new-augusta-administrato