As he leaves office after nine years, Mayor Deke Copenhaver said his ability to stay out of controversy was an asset to Augusta, while critics called it his biggest weakness.
Chester Wheeler, who oversaw pricey consulting contracts for the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment effort and relocation of Hyde Park residents, has resigned.
If dollars are flowing, taxpayers need to know where those dollars are going.
Augusta residents have a chance to tell city leaders how they think federal housing funds should be used to improve the community.
The city and The Greater Augusta Arts Council unveiled the public art mural on Rosa T. Beard Memorial Bridge at the 15th Street Overpass at Wrighstboro Road on Friday.
A number of notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013.
Anthony King, a community activist who mentors about 25 teens, doesn't want Sheriff Richard Roundtree to halt a firearms auction. But he'd like the proceeds to benefit educational programs on proper gun use, gun dangers and the lasting effects of gun deaths.
If two of the most hated agencies in the federal system are able to articulate a regulatory policy that protects the environment and does not damage our fragile economy, they will indeed be charting new waters.
The 15th Street community has calmed the critics of the mural it designed for the Rosa T. Beard Memorial Bridge and starting in the next two weeks, artists should begin "putting brush to wall," officials said Monday.
J. Madden Reid, a longtime executive director of the Augusta Housing Authority, died Saturday. He was 85.