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Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

...it on firm footing.Well, truth be known, Au gusta hasn't limped along with SPLOST.SPLOST money built the Phinizy Road jail complex, the sheriff's administration building and the judicial center, and it paid for stormwater improvements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-11/augusta-commiss
Rants & Raves

...difference? Citizens will pay more either way. RAVE FOR THE Richmond County employee who cuts the grass at the Phinizy Road jail. That man earns his paycheck. WHOEVER THOUGHT of Rants & Raves sure was brilliant. I'm sure glad you have it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-05/rants-raves
Contract confusion

...plaintiff's lawyers; it also tends to delay projects and likely increase their cost. The impending completion of the new Phinizy Road jail, for instance, is likely to get caught up in the still-active lawsuit over the Municipal Building.Another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-10-02/contract-confusion
New judicial center, library remain on schedule

...other major projects downtown: a new library near Telfair Street and James Brown Boulevard and expansion work at the Phinizy Road jail. Those projects also are on schedule, Mr. Acree said. The new library, which will be more than double the size...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/15/met_544502.shtml
Metro
Officers try to stay patient in crumbling headquarters

...you're probably going to still have people sleeping on the floor." As of Thursday, 782 inmates were housed at the Phinizy Road jail. To compound problems, the fiscal year 2007 budget includes about $125,000 less for maintenance compared with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/14/met_143690.shtml
Metro
Restaurant ratings

...Walton Way, March 6, 98 Renaissance Eatery Pub & Gift Shop, 1034 Broad St., March 13, 97 Richmond County Augusta Phinizy Road Jail, 1941 Phinizy Road, March 13, 98 Richmond County Correctional Institution, main kitchen, 2250 Tobacco Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/23/ric_72776.shtml
Richmond Neighbors | Augusta State University | Paine College
Jail unrest escalated into fight

...jail portion will remain operational, he said. The Phinizy Road jail is currently being expanded, but it will not replace...Center.Eventually the plan is to further expand the Phinizy Road jail to include rooms for booking, and bonding and release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-02-08/jail-unrest-escalated-
Crime & courts | Metro | Weather | Crime & Courts
No savings, more fights

...added about three-dozen more. Included in the public safety total are 97 employees who were added to open the Phinizy Road Jail in 1997. Ralph Walker, a professor emeritus and director of the Research Center at Augusta State University, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/25/met_35628.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Augusta State University
Yes, yes, yes!

...unhealthy law enforcement center at 410 Walton Way with a new judicial center downtown and additional jail pods at the Phinizy Road jail. A second bond issue of $60 million will replace the outdated and oft-avoided civic center with a new sports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/19/edi_456404.shtml
Editorials
Cost of cooling off rises with mercury

...the month for the municipal building, $20,000 for the county jail on Walton Way, and about $13,000 for the Phinizy Road jail. He said power use is "substantially higher" for the county during the summer months, anywhere from two to three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/21/met_453820.shtml
Metro