North Augusta City Council picks Brasfield and Gorrie LLC for stadium construction

...90 days."We have not approved the final stadium design. It's not an authorization to build a stadium," Mayor Lark Jones said of the resolution. "We would have anticipated being here six months ago had there not been litigation."While...

Rants & Raves

...their job. IT'S NOT NORTH Augusta that wants to go to the high court for quick judgment on Project Jackson. It is Lark Jones. We don't want it. WE DON'T NEED a commissioner from each district in Columbia County. All we need to replace...

North Augusta city council passes budget on first reading

...reading, striking down an amendment calling for a tax increase of 2.36 mils.The amendment was put forward by Mayor Lark Jones, who argued the city would need the increase to fill a void once held by the city's capital projects fund. The fund...

North Augusta man asks judge to reconsider Project Jackson ruling

...the judge said the city did not have to prove new findings of blight in the redevelopment area, and the city's Mayor Lark Jones and its administrator Todd Glover provided credible testimony concerning existing blight and static and declining property...

Judge rules North Augusta didn't have to prove new findings of blight for Project Jackson

...found credible testimony from city leaders that supported the need for redevelopment."At trial, the city's Mayor Lark Jones, and its administrator Todd Glover, testified in detail concerning the continued existence of blight within the TIF...

Postcards from frequent travelers pile up

...you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.? Frank A. Clark North Augusta Mayor Lark Jones and I were once sharing a table at a church supper when he mentioned two of his town's most frequent travelers and...

North Augusta park and ride facility to offer carpool options for commuters

...forward to this facility being a very popular spot for people to do a lot of things to save gas, to carpool," Mayor Lark Jones said.Project manager Skip Grkovic said the location is central for workers at many business, including Sage Mill Industrial...

Ruling on Project Jackson could come next week

...development site.Zeigler said the city followed open records protocols when amending the ordinance.North Augusta Mayor Lark Jones insisted that no votes regarding Project Jackson were made behind closed doors despite a majority of the executive sessions...

What Is It?

...Joe Bert said it was the 1934 Chrysler Airflow with an art deco interior and straight-eight engine.NORTH AUGUSTA: Lark Jones said: "I'm going with the 1936 Chrysler Airflow."PERRY, FLA.: Larry Anderson said: "It's a 1934 DeSoto...

McDonough, Barfield receive first "Curly Awards"

...practicing in 1947."If Dr. Watson was here tonight he'd say, 'You don't need to do this,' " North Augusta Mayor Lark Jones said of the banquet. "But we do. He was a great man of service and a man of kind words."