Funding for $55 million Augusta Municipal building renovations still uncertain

...referendum.Planned loosely as a renovation of three floors left vacant after the 2011 departure of the judiciary to the new Augusta-Richmond County Judicial Building, the project was initially funded $18 million from special purpose local option...

Lee Beard legacy lives on at dedication of new Augusta Commission chamber

An Augusta city councilman elected in 1995 to represent the consolidated government, Lee Beard died in office in 2003.

Green Meadows residents oppose drug-treatment facility

...Georgia.Representatives of the organization want to move residents from an outdated Keysville, Ga., facility to a new Augusta center. The local facility would offer short-term substance abuse treatment to males ages 14-17 and would house...

Test your knowledge of August in Augusta

...Richard Russell (C.) Jimmy Carter (D.) Sonny Perdue2. In August 1932, the first round of golf was played at the new Augusta National Golf Club. Who was not part of that first foursome?(A.) Lansing Lee (B.) Bobby Jones (C.) Fielding...

Jersey Mike's franchisees continue expansion plans

...Mike's that the pair have opened this year. They razed an old Church's Chicken at 2823 Washington Road and built a new Augusta store in late March.The New Jersey-based sub sandwich chain has more than 1,500 nationwide stores open or under...

Shortened qualifying session ruffles feathers at Augusta Southern Nationals

...must back up that run with another run that falls within 1 percent of that total ? roughly 264 and 270 ? to set a new Augusta Southern Nationals record.In April, Lumbert set the overall series speed record, with a run of 263.25 mph.Lumbert...

Around the block

...Area Newcomers Club will hold a prospective members' coffee at 10 a.m. Thursday.The club's mission is to give new Augusta residents the opportunity to meet people and become involved in social and charitable activities. Each year, members...

Sibley Mill tailrace bridge installed along new Augusta Canal trail

After months of construction, workers hoisted the first of two new bridges into place Thursday along a new Augusta Canal trail spur that accesses the tailraces of two historic textile mills along the Savannah River."This one is 90 feet long...

New Augusta public transit chief 'excited' about job

Three weeks into the job, Augusta Public Transit Director Pat Stephens spent two hours Friday taking popular Route 6 through downtown and south Augusta to the transfer stop by the Deans Bridge Road Kmart, and back again.

What's New - Augusta Goats

Augusta had some new kids in town this Masters Week.