Richmond County

Who will be Augusta’s next state senator?

Who will be Augusta’s next state senator?

When state Sen. Hardie Davis announced that he was running for mayor of Augusta last year, three local candidates — Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson, former Richmond County Solicitor Harold Jones II and Realtor Elmyria Chivers — decided to run for his District 22 seat. If elected, any of the three candidates will be a freshman […]

Sunday Insider: Let’s get real about Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday Insider: Let’s get real about Helen Blocker-Adams

All right, we all know this has not been a good week for mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams. That’s putting it mildly. In the beginning of the week, Blocker-Adams held a news conference telling the public that she thought $70,000 in unpaid debts she owed creditors in Aiken County had been paid off. The debts were […]

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 […]