The Lions rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit and pulled out an 86-85 overtime win at Claflin.
With the victory, the Paine men clinched at least a share of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season title – the school’s first regular-season conference championship – with two games remaining. The Lions have won three SIAC Tournament titles, their last one in 2002.
While it remains on Tuesday’s meeting agenda, Augusta Commission members say they plan to delay implementation of a new stormwater fee.
Expected to generate some $10 million annually through a $6.40 monthly fee charged to most households, several commissioners said Monday more public input is needed.
“I think we’re going in the reverse, to get a little more information, a little more public input,” Commissioner Sammie Sias said, “to make sure the public understands completely and give them additional time to express themselves.”