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Rants & Raves

...don't want the white man's feeling hurt. ARE THE AUGUSTA commissioners going to make available "online" the square footage calculations for the rain tax? We may want to remove our existing impervious concrete driveway and replace it with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-02/rants-raves
Rain charge held for more discussion

...both back to committees Tuesday.The fee, estimated at $6.40 a month for most households based on a property's square footage of nondraining surface, was planned to generate $10 million a year to repair Augusta's aging storm sewers, ditches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/rain-charge-held-more-di
North Augusta's Victory Baptist Church celebrates 40th anniversary

...congregation continues to outgrow the space, additional services might be added.More than simply growing in size and square footage, the church has grown in ministry.A kindergarten-through-12th-grade school, added in 1978, is housed in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-13/north-augustas-victory-b
Commission to review stormwater utility fee in Wednesday work session

...Under development for more than two years using sales taxes, the new fee will be charged against a property's square footage of non-draining surface, such as roofs and driveways.Augusta Engineering, working with a consultant, has set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-10/council-review-stormwate
Balancing Spending and Time: How "Time Frugality" Can Save You Lots of Cash

...stuff requires storage and often some degree of maintenance. Experiences require no space, while stuff requires square footage. The experience of actually reading a book trumps having a book sitting on your bookshelf. The experience of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-02-28/balancing
Augusta's engineering director defends need for stormwater fee

...gi neer ing Director Abie Ladson said Mon day in response to criticism from a west Augusta neighborhood group.The square footage is based on a typical household, which in 96 percent of Augusta cases will see the minimum $6.40 charge appear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-10/augustas-engineering-dir
Low Country Clothier relocates in Martinez; building houses SecureGive, a church-based software company

...to any successful business is to find a need and fill it."Baker said the move was driven primarily by a need for square footage. It also allowed Baker, who is the founding pastor of Stevens Creek Church, to combine two businesses under a single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-14/low-country
Augusta Commission set to approve $9 million tax increase

...development by the city's Engineering Department. The fee, typically a few dollars a month, is charged based on the square footage of impermeable surface such as driveways and rooftops, but it hasn't come before the commission yet for approval.While nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-27/augusta-commission-set-a
Georgia Southern has expanded its football home

...training room facilities and Georgia Southern's football hall of fame.A new videoboard, with five times the square footage as the old board, is perched atop the football center.And Georgia Southern hasn't forgotten about the kids who loved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-03/georgia-southern-has-expa
Garbage customers face fee increases in budget plan

...spent millions developing a stormwater fee program expected to cost homeowners at least that much more based on their square footage of non-draining surface, such as roofs and driveways.The garbage and property tax increases, the shift to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-22/garbage-customers-face-f