Augusta

Helen Blocker-Adams is out of the mayor’s race

Helen Blocker-Adams is out of the mayor’s race

Mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams announced today that she is suspending her campaign for mayor of Augusta due to recent media reports revealing she owes approximately $70,000 in debt to creditors in Aiken County. Below is the statement Blocker-Adams made during a press conference at her campaign office this evening: “These last few days have been hard […]

Meet Your Next Mayor

Meet Your Next Mayor

With less than one week left before the May 20 election, Augustans are sure to be bombarded with a lot of banter from politicians looking to make their mark on the local governmental scene. The five candidates for mayor have only a few days left to convince voters they should be the next leader of […]

Insider: Will SPLOST VII pass or fail?

Insider: Will SPLOST VII pass or fail?

It’s no secret that supporters of the $194 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list are more than a little worried. After all, four out of the five candidates for mayor are against the SPLOST package set to go before voters on May 20. In fact, mayoral candidate and Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason went […]