Despite a projected shortfall of $7.9 million, Augusta commissioners declined to raise property taxes, or tax manufacturers for the energy they purchase.
...Bill 386 to help local governments make up for the lost revenue.But last year and again this year, the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Development Authority of Richmond County and area industries have lobbied vigorously against the city charging...
Augusta commissioners got an earful from area industries and city employees at a first public hearing Tuesday on the proposed 2014 budget.
Augusta commissioners voted 8-0 Tuesday to revamp a proposed designation of nearly 600 acres in the Central Business District as a "slum" in favor of a more limited project with more public input.
Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate Co. President Thomas Blanchard and Augusta attorney Wyck Knox were inducted Thursday into the CSRA Business Hall of Fame.
Let us concentrate on further developing the newly named university as a great place for an education.
City Engineering Department workers removed dead wood and shaped the crowns of several nearby oaks at the former Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce building Thursday.
...replace sales taxes lost under a new state exemption for energy used in manufacturing, had been opposed by the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce and area factories but was expected to generate $500,000.Even with the exclusions, the budget will...
The six-county metro Augusta area ranks second in the U.S. for growth of high-tech jobs over the past five years, according to a study from a group working to shape policy to encourage startups.
...of his prize package was a nomination to the Blue Ribbon award.Sue Parr, the president and CEO of the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce, said the innovation and customer care Kendrick Paint & Body demonstrated made them an excellent candidate...