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Augusta public defender's office could move into former library

...approval of the penny sales tax Tuesday is making possible a big shift in city building plans downtown.The former main library on Greene Street, under renovation since May as the new headquarters and customer service office for Au gusta Utilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-05/augusta-public-defenders
Fired Augusta library director lacked leadership skills, commissioner says

...which stems from funding insufficient to cover personnel costs and power bills, which have tripled since the new main library branch opened in 2010. Price, who in January made the unpopular decision to close the system on Sundays to cut costs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-18/fired-augusta-library-di
COLUMBIA COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY TO HOLD PRECINCT MASS MEETINGS On...

...precincts at the Jabez Hardin Performing Arts Center at 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd, Evans, Georgia (Columbia County Main Library Building). The Columbia County Republican Party Convention will convene at 10:00AM on March 19, 2016 at Marvin...

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July 9 morning forum focuses on opportunities for clean, green energy in Augusta

...as seen, for example, in the high utility costs of fairly new public buildings, such as the sales tax-funded new main library, Commissioner Bill Lockett said."We have very expensive buildings that are antiquated before the construction is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-08/july-9-morning-forum-foc
Contractors put thousands in Tuesday special election

...000 Harris donor, Heery International, has contracts to manage renovations at the municipal building and former main library and to oversee construction of a new bus depot, and all three entities employ the same person, Butch Gallop, as a sub-consultant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-04-10/contractors-pu
Can I stop daylight saving time?

...Augusta Library's Big Book Sale to benefit the Augusta libraries will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the main library at Ninth and Telfair streets.There will be hundreds of books, most priced at $1. Between 2 and 3 p.m. the remaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/can-i-stop-daylight-saving-ti
Commission committee to hear demolition recommendations for 19th-century buildings

...historic districts.The preservation commission worked closely with the city on ensuring that the new main library, renovations at the old main library and new IT building fit the historic tone of the downtown district, and worked to preserve buildings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/commission-committee-hea
Ramblin' Rhodes: Entertainers turn out for talk on music legends

...ALF and the Augusta Public Library System is to promote literacy and education."In addition to the workshops at the Main Library, you also can attend The Yerby Symposium at 1 p.m. Friday, March 6, being held at the birth house and museum for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-04/ramblin-rhodes-entert
Special purpose, local option sales tax 7 questions

...approved a revised $160 million sales tax package that included $125 million for a new courthouse, jail expansions, main library and a convention center and $18.5 million for infrastructure.Q: What's in the sales tax referendum for Blythe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/election/splost7
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library now closed on Sundays due to tight budgets

...toward rejuvenating the system's other locations. The main library will also open an hour later and close one hour sooner...Morton said, she understands the appeal of keeping the main library open. At the same time, she doesn't think area residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-07/augusta-richmond-county-publ