Ramblin' Rhodes: Gibson Brothers' bluegrass derived from unusual beginnings

...the North Augusta Land Co. He and his brother in 1890 bought 5,600 acres from Mattie Butler Mealing to begin their new city. They quickly laid out the city and installed roads, lighting and water service. They built a steel bridge over the...

July 9 morning forum focuses on opportunities for clean, green energy in Augusta

...who organized the program with Augusta Environmental Services, said the public can learn about current and potential new city, business, economic development and other green energy initiatives, with the objective of identifying public-private...

Mobile millennials travel light in their continuous search for better life

...2012.They're moving for lots of reasons: a better apartment; a more convenient neighborhood; a job; education; a new city with a more attractive lifestyle."Young adults are highly mobile," says Joe Cortright of City Observatory, a Portland-based...

Talk not looking good for stormwater fee

...everything's about to fall apart, and there's no money for repairs.3. Your largest campaign contributor needs a new city contract, and the only way to pay for it is to implement a new fee or tax.4. It's so much fun to recklessly spend...

Job announcements give hope to Millen

...never turned on a computer," Underwood said. "We had to go in and teach them how to write a resume. That was all new."City Councilman Robin Scott said the economic devastation to Mil len from the shutdowns was tremendous. People flocked out...

New city program aims to catch up on abandoned property demolition

Augusta will dip into solid waste fees to fund a new program intended to "knock down some of the backlog" in the demolition of hundreds of unsafe, abandoned properties.

Fort Gordon Army chaplain's wife wins 2015 Spouse of the Year award

...that's what made us click. We both had this dream of empowering marriages," Weathers said.Through deployments and new cities, the couple found fertile ground and rich opportunities for fulfilling their dream. With her husband, Army Chaplain...

Augusta Commission passes 2015 budget with stormwater fee, raises for deputies

Weighing commission support for pricey budget adds and new fees, new City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson secured seven supporting votes from Augusta Commission members Tuesday, enough to pass a 2015...

Test your Augusta knowledge with quiz

...calm the community after riots in 1970.A. Bob HopeB. James BrownC. Jack BennyD. Raquel Welch5. In May 1792, a new city ordinance forbade throwing what into the streets of Augusta?A. Animal carcassesB. Potato peelsC. Bath waterD. Good...

Model planes are big business

...executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes.When airlines start flying to new cities, make deals with other carriers or finance new jets, these high-quality models ? typically 1 to 2 feet long ? provide...