Commission

Mayor Davis’ proposal is “heartbreaking”

Mayor Davis’ proposal is “heartbreaking”

It’s almost been a week since Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis held a news conference calling for state legislators to change the city’s 1995 consolidation bill to give the mayor significantly more authority, but the tremors from his announcement are still being felt across Richmond County. While Davis was all smiles prior to the Augusta Commission’s read more

Commission travel stirs controversy

Commission travel stirs controversy

Whether they’re trips to attend conferences held by the National League of Cities, the Georgia Municipal Association, the National Association of Counties or the Association County Commissioners of Georgia, Augusta commissioners have received a lot of grief over the years regarding travel expenses. When Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith decided to ask his colleagues read more

Apparent Murder-Suicide in Walton Way Home

Apparent Murder-Suicide in Walton Way Home

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has confirmed this morning that owners of a historic home in the 3100-block of Walton Way have been found dead of an apparent murder-suicide. The deceased couple, Charles and Nola Falcone, lived both in Augusta and Jupiter Island, Fla. In fact, Charles Falcone served as commissioner of the Town of Jupiter read more