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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
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
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
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
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
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
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