Augusta housing department seeks public input via online survey

Augusta residents have a chance to tell city leaders how they think federal housing funds should be used to improve the community.

15th Street mural unveiled

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.

Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

A number of notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013.

Gun buyback organizers want proceeds from auction to fund education

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.

Clarified water: Unlikely allies collaborate to make law clearer

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.

In governmental rollouts of services, every misstep is magnified

You have to wonder why the government gets into customer service in the first place.

Study promises better understanding of Savannah River Basin

The interim study offers the opportunity for a grand convergence of science and politics.

Timing is fortuitous for city Administrator Fred Russell

Timing is everything, and so far city Administrator Fred Rus­sell's timing has been fortuitous. If at least six Augusta Com­mis­sion members got mad at him at the same time, he'd be out of a job.

Nearly one-third of Cherry Tree Crossing families have moved out of complex

Nearly one-third of Cherry Tree Crossing families have vacated the public housing project as the Augusta Housing Authority finishes its required notification period and mandatory move-outs begin.

Stand Down for Homelessness unites community

About 340 people attended Augusta's Stand Down for Homelessness resource fair on Friday at the Salvation Army Center of Hope.