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Visitors flock to Summerville Tour of Homes

...district were alive Saturday as visitors took part in the 38th annual Summerville Tour of Homes.The Summerville Neighborhood Association's showcase featured seven private homes, the Partridge Inn and the Appleby Library. "It's a once-in-a-lifetime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-24/visitors-flock-summerville-to
Augusta Commission's gas card spending tops $4,300

...hour's work, once a month," and about $200,000 in sales tax funds that Com mis sioner Sammie Sias' neighborhood association was given in 2010 for renovations at the Jamestown Community Center. Williams said the funds need auditing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-18/augusta-commissions-gas-
As my father said, you should never mow wet grass

...the back fence into your neighbor's petunias. You have to be environmentally sensitive. You have to follow neighborhood association covenants of behavior. (Or you have to dump it over the back fence at night.)Hey, it's October. I imagine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-05/my-father-said-you-should-nev
Commissioner Sammie Sias defends work at Jamestown Community Center

...including allegations that only Sias has a key to the building and whether the city had properly overseen the neighborhood association's spending of sales tax dollars on renovations.Williams said a parent reached out to him about a child being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-04/commissioner-sammie-sias
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
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