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See the new fire station next Wednesday

December 12, 2019

Washington News-Reporter

Before and after photos by Washington Fireman Tom Duggan show the city’s new fire station following its extensive year-and-a-half-long demolition and remodeling.

Council adopts $22.8 million budget; mayor says goodbye with gratitude

December 12, 2019

Washington News-Reporter

The City of Washington formally adopted its $22.8 million 2020 budget with some reservations which may be addressed when the new mayor and council take over at the January meeting.

Council approves rezoning for Dollar General

December 11, 2019

McDuffie Progress

Residents living in the city limits of Dearing filled the Town Hall to express support and opposition to a Dollar General opening at 4756 Augusta Highway.

North Augusta City Council to hold special session on new fountain

December 9, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

North Augusta City Council will hold a special study session and meeting on Monday to discuss a new fountain for Riverside Village.

City council increases gas rate

November 26, 2019

McDuffie Progress

Homes and businesses that are customers of the Thomson’s gas department should prepare for their gas rate to increase 2.75 percent in January, increasing the service rate from $13 per month to $15.50 per month.

Police department adds body cameras

November 20, 2019

McDuffie Progress

After two months of testing to remove the kinks and find an effective attachment for uniforms, the officers of the Thomson Police Department are now wearing body cameras to help protect them when interacting with citizens.

Hill is sworn in as new councilman; City will reduce sheriff’s patrolling

November 18, 2019

Washington News-Reporter

The top order of business at Monday’s regular meeting of the Washington City Council was the installation of Rev. Larry Hill as a new member of the council.

City cemeteries, paramedic pay in Augusta budget debate

November 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Funding upkeep of Augusta’s cemeteries – possibly by privatizing one of them – was on the minds of three Augusta commissioners and the mayor Friday.

Augusta jail called “best prison set in the U.S.”

November 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta’s abandoned jail has a bright future – in the film business.

Grovetown OKs irrigation meter use

November 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

The Grovetown city council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow residents to have an irrigation meter added onto their sprinkler system.

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