Augusta officials voted Thursday to reduce, but not eliminate, the generous severance packages they’ve been paying top city staff.
Augusta commissioners gave a cold reception Tuesday to Mayor Hardie Davis’ plan to address blight in a target area using money from a bond.
The Augusta Commission approved Tuesday creating a fifth precinct for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at the Publix shopping center owned by an Augusta National Golf Club entity, pending review by the city Law and Finance departments.
A swearing-in ceremony was held Monday for 20 Waynesboro Police officers to become deputy sheriffs.
Augusta Commission members interviewed three finalists Monday for the often-vacant city Human Resources director position.
Mayor Hardie Davis will call for additional funding to demolish blighted properties at Tuesday’s Augusta Commission meeting.
Preparing the county for additional growth was a common theme among local officials who spoke at the annual State of the Community Address in Grovetown on Thursday.
Grovetown resident plans to sue the city over sewer fees.
Wadley City Council had a busy night Monday as they set the city’s millage rate, approved hiring a city administrator, discussed neglected property and recognized the family of a fallen officer.
Home to more than 68,000 veterans regionally and 21,859 in Augusta alone, Richmond County could also become the eternal resting place for many of them.