Augusta commissioners have decided to settle a lawsuit filed over the placement of a cell tower on land set aside as a cemetery by one of the city’s historic leaders and landowners. Read more
An Augusta man who shot and killed another man was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years in prison. Read more
Noah “Max” Hicks, longtime head of Augusta’s waterworks and namesake of the N. Max Hicks Water Treatment Plant, died Wednesday at age 77, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier confirmed. Read more
In 2004, the Augusta Area High School High Tech Program began with four students in Richmond County. Read more
It took about two weeks after Pam Tucker resigned as Columbia County’s EMA director for her to realize she had been grooming herself for the position of commission chairman since her career began. Read more
A Columbia County man died Monday after being struck by a train in Martinez. Read more
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