Augusta Regional Collaboration Project hits snag over restroom renovation

...the project and another, a mills campus proposal.A 2012 memorandum of understanding signed by then-Mayor Pro Tem Joe Bowles states that $100,000 of the funds are to be used for renovations and rehabilitation of the property, although a city...

Tax protests, goats making news this week

...Super Dis trict 10 commission seat between Grady Smith and Sean Frantom. Frantom was backed by the mayor, Commissioners Joe Bowles and Joe Jackson, and Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick, but he lost.It looked like Beard was ahead of her time when...

Mayor pro tem could learn from Joe Bowles

This is regarding commissioner Joe Bowles' recent proposal to take a 15 percent pay cut of his salary, his invitation for the rest of the Augusta commissioners to do the...

Letters | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Garbage fees increased in pre-consolidation city limits

...varies based on property values."That really makes it unconstitutional," said former Au gus ta Commission member Joe Bowles, a longtime critic of Augusta's unbalanced tax and fee system, which charges residents in the old city limits differently...

District 3 needs Bowles

Joe Bowles is perfect for Augusta's District 3 commission seat. Others have extolled...honesty, reason and with a new vision for Augusta are needed desperately. Joe Bowles is just what the doctor ordered. Please vote for change. Vote for Joe...

Letters | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Bowles seeks new gas policy

Augusta Commissioner Joe Bowles wants his colleagues to revise the policy that allows commissioners...Commissioners who do want to revamp the policy: Commissioner Joe Bowles Commissioner Jerry Brigham: "I think the past use calls for it...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Incumbent Bowles pushes smaller government

Never one to hedge, Joe Bowles says he wasn't being facetious when he said in a recent Internet...706) 823-3225 or johnny.edwards@augustachronicle.com. JOE BOWLES AGE: 39 FAMILY: Wife, Sandy; daughter, Palmer, 7; son, Jeb...

Metro | Augusta Public Transit | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta State University | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Paine College
Let Augustans eat cake

...Here's the picture being painted: that spoiled little Joe Bowles and other commissioners could have benefited the city...put an emphasis on "inclusion." They want to paint Joe Bowles and Mayor Deke Copenhaver as negligent for not going...

Editorials | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Rants & Raves

...say I am extremely impressed with Joe Bowles for attending and speaking at the...it was very cool. Thank you, Joe Bowles. You have actually made me consider moving back home.JOE BOWLES IS a "class act." Mayor Deke is...

Tour reveals where sun shines in Augusta

...week in city government was the tour of Commissioner Joe Bowles' District 3. Only three commissioners and Mayor Deke...fists and bricks ended in gun fire." Timothy Bowles was Joe Bowles' great-great-grandfather, the first family ancestor...

City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission