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...

China holiday makes business, cultural waves around world

...It's such a big deal that schools close for the holiday.Pius Lee, chairman of the city's Chinatown Neighborhood Association, said its Chinese New Year celebrations resemble those in Hong Kong and Shanghai, especially the parades and...

Olde Town home preservation wins Historic Augusta award

...he said.Since Mandarino moved to Olde Town about five years ago, he has been active in efforts by the neighborhood association and First Presbyterian Church of Augusta to beautify the area. The first property he purchased was known for...

West Augusta neighborhood unites for foreclosure rebound

...Watch Parkway.After the neighborhood association's former president Fran...some of the funding, the neighborhood association has installed new lights...said Curtis Lentz, the neighborhood association vice president. The goal...

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...

Where you live

People enter the Goulds Corner: Lamar Home on Milledge Road during the Summerville Neighborhood Association's 37th annual Fall Tour of Homes.

West Augusta group speaking out against stormwater utility fee

...Administrator Tameka Allen said needs another $1.9 million from the stormwater fee.The directors, who include neighborhood association leaders Kenny Echols, Phil Williams, Lori Davis, Brad Padgett, Rita Hamilton and Crystal Eskola, think...

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...

East Augusta association plans candidate forum

East Augusta Neighborhood Association is hosting a political forum for Augusta mayoral and state senate candidates April 17.Association president Ernest Muhammad said...

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...