Advance voting expands this week in Augusta

...Hephzibah, Henry Brigham Community Center and Warren Road Community Center, in addition to the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building.Early Monday, waiting times at all locations were minimal. Voters can view expected wait times for each...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers. SECURITY AT THE Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building is a farce. Officials and employees slip in rear and side entrances while the public is directed to enter through scanners at...

The Way We Were: 1950s downtown

...post office now stands. Perhaps the easiest building to spot is the gleaming white, brand-new Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, which must be near completion.If you look closely behind it, you can make out the 140-year-old...

Plan to label downtown Augusta a 'slum' draws criticism

...eligible to issue about $26.5 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds to complete renovations at the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building.It opens the door for the city to use other redevelopment tools, including making downtown businesses...

Augusta Commission considers full renovation of Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building

An Augusta Commission committee moved closer to approving a pricier, full remodeling of the municipal building at a work session Friday.

Commission OKs renovations at municipal building

The Augusta Commission gave the go-ahead Monday to a full refurbishing of the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building funded by issuing $26.5 million in bonds and by existing and future sales tax revenues.The plan, discussed...

Commission to discuss buying building, renovating old library

...house its downtown customer service office, which is to be relocated when renovations at the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building begin.Wiedmeier said the department proposes purchasing the building and its fixtures for $1.76 million...

Municipal building renovation raises questions

...Augusta Commission members broke ground Monday on about $40 million in additions and renovations to Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building; then, some of them called into question why the construction project was expanding.Last September...

Security checkpoints catching more artfully concealed weapons

...artfully concealed weapons."The list of hidden weaponry appearing with greater frequency at the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, John H. Ruffin Judicial Center, Richmond County Sheriff's Office, regional airport and the state's...

Interviews begin for planning and development finalists

...and Development, although physically the offices will remain separate until renovations at the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building are complete.Wilson, for three years a senior project manager at engineering consulting firm Bree and...