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Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

AUGUSTA COMMISSION SEATS FULL

AUGUSTA COMMISSION SEATS FULL All the seats are full again on the Augusta Commission after members appointed an interim Commissioner Monday to replace Donnie Smith. Hap Harris will serve as District 7 Commissioner until a special election is held in March. Harris says he hasn’t decided whether he will run in next spring’s special election […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

SUNDAY VOTING ADDED IN RICHMOND COUNTY

SUNDAY VOTING ADDED IN RICHMOND COUNTY Richmond County is joining a handful of counties that are adding a Sunday voting day for the fall elections. Monday, the Richmond County Board of Elections set October 26 as the day voters could cast their ballots at the Augusta Municipal Building. Monday is the last day to register […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

STREETS CLOSED FOLLOWING DOWNTOWN FIRE

Several downtown streets are closed today due to an early morning fire in the 900 block of Broad Street. Augusta Fire Department spokesman Dee Griffin says Perry and Company Hair Salon was heavily damaged by the fire that broke out about 5:15 a.m. Adjoining buildings were also damaged by water and smoke. Officials closed several […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

KROGER MARKETPLACE SCHEDULED FOR GROVETOWN

KROGER MARKETPLACE SCHEDULED FOR GROVETOWN More development is coming to the fast-growing Grovetown area in Columbia County.  Developers are seeking zoning changes to make way for a 114,000 square foot Kroger Marketplace just off 1-20 at the intersection of William Few Parkway and Lewiston Road. It would be Kroger’s first Marketplace in the Augusta area, […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

COMMISSION GETS CLOSER TO REPLACING DONNIE SMITH

COMMISSION GETS CLOSER TO REPLACING DONNIE SMITH The Augusta Commission is one step closer to replacing Donnie Smith. Members are scheduled to consider appointing an interim District 7 commissioner on Monday during the Commission’s legal meeting at noon. The agenda item was added by Commissioner Grady Smith, who has been leading the unofficial search since […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

CHARLES WALKER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY

CHARLES WALKER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY Former State Senator Charles Walker is a free man today. The former Senate Majority Leader from Augusta was convicted in 2005 on 127 felony charges that included fraud and conspiracy. He was sentenced to 121 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution. Walker was […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

HIRING EVENT MONDAY

HIRING EVENT MONDAY MAU Workforce Solutions is holding a hiring event Monday, September 29, in hopes of finding stick welders, forklift operators and mechanical assemblers. They will be doing on-the-spot interviews from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel on Perimeter Parkway. Applicants need to apply online first before going to the […]

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2 months ago

GRUB FOR GRU EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR SCHOOL

GRUB FOR GRU EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR SCHOOL Today is “Grub for GRU” day. Local participating restaurants will contribute 10% of all pre-taxed food sales to Georgia Regents University.  It’s part of an annual fundraising campaign for the school.  They hope to raise at least $800,000. Some of the participating restaurants include Pizza Joint, Farmhaus, […]

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