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History is worth saving

...about the Historic Preservation Commission. It is distinctly separate from Historic Augusta and the Summerville Neighborhood Association, which are commonly vilified in its place. The Historic Preservation Commission is a group of volunteers who review...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-24/history-worth-saving
Rants & Raves

...who are trying to improve our city, not complain about not getting $150 for sitting on a committee. RAVE TO NEIGHBORHOOD Association leaders Arthur Brengettsy and L.C. Myles and also Augusta Commission member Sammy Sias, who have worked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/rants-raves
Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

...Summerville residents so much that they immediately rose up in protest and soon afterward formed the Summerville Neighborhood Association which became Augusta and Richmond County's first such politically organized neighborhood group.Then Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/ramblin-rhodes-former
City not unified on saving history

...in cases where an abandoned building turned into a hazard and left few other options, said former Olde Town Neighborhood Association President John Olinzock."In the case of government, you have to look at what's best for everyone," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-02/city-not-unified-saving-
Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...alliance and Sandridge Neighborhood Association, found little support...president of her Walton Acres neighborhood association, said Sias was taking...addressed through the neighborhood association and working with the parents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/restricting-goals-draws-
Basketball goals, EEO firing on city committee agendas

...prohibit basketball goals," Sias said.It's a problem faced by many neighborhoods Sias worked with as head of neighborhood associations and groups, he said, and combined with another common neighborhood complaint ? speeding ? can create a public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-13/basketball-goals-eeo-fir
Harris is a proven quantity

...the board president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Augusta, the Downtown Kiwanis Club, the Brynwood Neighborhood Association, and the Deveraux Hunting Club. Hap has a servant's heart and the experience and leadership skills Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-30/harris-proven-quantity
Tobacco Road package store liquor license application returns for third time for commission approval

...has twice drawn a crowd this month from area neighborhood associations, and twice commissioners have failed to approve...Neighborhood Alliance, an influential group of neighborhood associations formerly led by Commissioner Sammie Sias...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-24/package-sto
District 7 candidate forums planned

...House Development Director Sean Frantom.The forums start with a 7 p.m. Tuesday event by the National Hills Neighborhood Association at National Hills Baptist Church, 2725 Washington Road.The West Augusta Alliance is holding a forum for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-02-23/district-7-can
Don't like the weather? Wait a minute

...explained.Neither do I.I do know that I need to mow whatever that green stuff is in the front yard before the neighborhood association's covenant police start patrolling again. NEIGHBORHOOD WATCHERS: We got some new furniture and wanted to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/dont-weather-wait-minute