Consider home's style, age when updating the exterior

...pert Dias Architects in San Clemente, Calif. "A cottage can't be transformed to a Spanish Colonial."Neighborhood associations or local building departments also might impose restrictions on what can be done to a home's exterior.In any...

Townhomes to replace old daycare center in Summerville

...approved for what we wanted to do."He said that they have and will continue to work with the Summerville Neighborhood Association on the project. Several design aspects, such as the building elevations and exterior materials, must also...

County residents decry new tax increase at public hearings

...generate $7.9 million."Like the other folks have said, we have to live within our budget," said Harrisburg neighborhood association president Phillip Williams. That may mean occasionally doing the tough work of "firing people, good people...

Public hearings set on Augusta property tax increase

...a lot of folks using expletives and exclamation points," Phillip Williams, head of Harrisburg-West End Neighborhood Association said a day after the commission vote."If you keep raising taxes, you're going to run out of Richmond County...

Ingrid Prouty

...the last 50 years. She was a homemaker, an American Greetings representative, Treasurer of Forest Estates Neighborhood Association and a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. Mrs. Prouty generously donated her selfless time...

Many plans moving forward to elevate lives in Sand Hills neighborhood

...winds stirring, and doing my best to stay upwind, the neighborhood association is planning a health fair later this month. We hope to...Augusta? (The writer is president of the Sand Hills Neighborhood Association.)

Recycling Perks VP says Augusta needs more bins

...Christina Paris, Recycling Perks' Augusta market manager, talks to local civic groups, churches, schools and neighborhood associations to raise awareness about the program."Anything is possible," Baker said of Augusta achieving Norfolk success...

State senate candidates oppose new gun law

...at Diamond Lakes Regional Park did not make the final cut on the list going before voters May 20.Longtime neighborhood association activist Sammie Sias said he wasn't going to preach or yell at the audience of more than 100 gathered at the...

Alvin Mason says experience on Augusta Commission would be asset if elected

...control our image because that's painted by so many external variables, to include news media, print media, neighborhood associations ...So the question becomes how do we change the perception of how we're viewed? The reality of the situation...

Turn Back the Block hopes to restore luster to Augusta's Harrisburg neighborhood

...prostitutes openly walking the streets or drug deals," said Williams, president of the Harrisburg-West End Neighborhood Association. "All you had to do was ride around and you could spot the lookouts, the kids sitting around on the corner...