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...

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...

City rollout of new 311 line begins

...representatives were transferred to the 311 office, which occupies the ninth-floor "penthouse" of the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building as the city begins renovating the structure.The city soon will begin marketing the 311 number to the public...

Group attacks officers' endorsement of Scott Peebles

...weren't even national members, although they had applied for national membership that day.Outside Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, Lyons, who, with attorney Randy Frails, successfully represented Roundtree against a recent challenge...

Sheriff's candidates to meet at Saturday morning forum

...locations will be open for advance voting from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday: the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, 530 Greene St., Room 104; the Warren Road Recreation Center, 300 Warren Road; and the Henry Brigham...

Ministry event will honor its 'action heroes'

...during a visit to the mayor's office last week.Action Ministries representatives stopped by the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building and awarded Mayor Deke Copen haver the title of honorary action hero for his "commitment to public service...

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.