Augusta Commission considers tax district for Gordon Highway area

...the past 13 years, and only four were for commercial developments, according to Housing and Community Development Director Hawthorne Welcher. To be eligible for tax abatement, the developer must create five full-time jobs or make improvements five times...

Hawthorne pleads case against court-appointed attorneys

...Sr., capital murder suspect Edward Hawthorne Jr. still had court-appointed attorneys...hearing. However, Mr. Weber said, Mr. Hawthorne didn't ask the judge for new attorneys...intend to seek the death penalty if Mr. Hawthorne, 32, is convicted of robbing and killing...

Hawthorne lawyers file trial appeal

...ball back to the judge Friday. Edward Hawthorne's defense attorneys had until Friday...Georgia couldn't volunteer to help Edward Hawthorne Jr., even though his assistance wouldn't...the defense contends it is not. Mr. Hawthorne, 32, faces capital murder charges in...

Laney-Walker, Bethlehem work still short on funds

...100,000 a year because of debt payments.That won't go far toward covering Housing and Community Devel op ment Director Hawthorne Wel cher's slate of $6 million in projects he's mapped out for the next five years.Augusta Commission members were...

Board authorizes $15.5 million in Laney-Walker bonds

...up to 45 percent of spending so far, but the firms' contracts have run out, Housing and Community Development Director Hawthorne Welcher said.Despite the spending, Young said he'd seen "no dramatic impact" on the blighted area, with just 35 houses...

Faith Calendar

...CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL, AUGUSTA: Church anniversary celebration ? communion service 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, Othal Hawthorne Lakey; Fire on Glenn Hills Revival 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 5, 6 and 8, the Revs. Martris R. Mims...

Augusta Commission OKs new funds for Laney-Walker, Bethlehem project

...Commissioners have criticized the project's continued reliance on government dollars instead of private investment.New Director Hawthorne Welcher, who was an assistant to Wheeler until last year, said $2.4 million would "allow us to continue development...

Cleveland Hawthorne (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

MIDVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Cleveland Hawthorne was the youngest of 5 children born to the late Henry and Queen Hawthorne. He was born in Burke County, Ga...February 13, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Hawthorne's life touched not only the lives...

Mr. Tom Hawthorne (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Funeral services for Mr. Tom Hawthorne, 81, who entered into rest September 19, 2002...home. Survivors include two daughters, Annie Mae Hawthorne and April Hawthorne; three sons, Edward Hawthorne, Robert Hawthorne...

Dr. Hawthorne Welcher, Sr.: Educator and Exemplar for Christ

...administrators in Richmond County, Georgia. Dr. Hawthorne Welcher, Sr. retired as principal of Laney...Georgia. Brenda told her that Lionel wanted Hawthorne to sing in his group, the Commodores. Hawthorne said, "No." Brenda was persistent and...