When politics are slow, gift shopping I will go

...125,000. PRAY FOR HARRY: Harry Moore, the affable vice president of the Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government, is putting up a good fight in his battle with pancreatic and liver cancer and asking for your prayers."I'm...

Rants & Raves

...for making me almost wreck. PERSONNEL COSTS amount to 87 percent of the Augusta budget. After the Committee for Good Government meeting, I asked Sonny Pittman how he would reduce personal costs. "It's simple," he said. "Classify all...

Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

...protections for domestic violence victims.At a recent gathering of the Augusta-Richmond County Com mit tee for Good Government, Stone spoke of working across the Sen ate aisle with Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie Davis on bills increasing the...

Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

...personnel, health and wellness and financial management."Jackson touted his Au gusta birth and upbringing to the Good Government audience and noted the successful Reynolds Street tile business he founded 53 years ago."I believe that Augusta...

Augusta's Committee for Good Government names endorsments for local candidates

Augusta's Committee for Good Government named its endorsements for Richmond County school board, state house and state senate following brief candidate speeches Tuesday...

District 6 election features variety of candidates

...Finnegan, pleased to obtain endorsements from The Au gusta Chronicle and the Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government.The district's concerns are basic, Finnegan said ? safety, decent roads, sidewalks. Residents "want the grass...

Candidates tout investment in Augusta at forum

...kids" she's mentored here. "That's why I feel like I have a vested interest."In the end, the Committee for Good Government that sponsored the forum endorsed Davis, with 34 votes, but gave Blocker-Adams 22 and Mason seven. Myles received...

Value of Copenhaver's support in mayor's race argued

...has the gold, rules," Barbee said.Richard Isdell, the president of the Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government, said his organization's endorsements, like others, are helpful for uninformed voters, or those who wait until...

More forums planned for Augusta mayoral candidates

...St., will also hold a forum for mayor candidates.At 7 p.m. May 13, Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government will hold a televised forum for mayor candidates at Julian Smith Casino Barbecue Pit, 3 Milledge Road.

Committee for Good Government releases endorsements

Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government endorsed candidates Tuesday in four May 20 Augusta commission elections and the Democratic primary for state senate District 22...