Some Restaurants Able to Stay Open Through Boil Water Advisory

Augusta, GA (WJBF) — McDonald’s is only serving apple juice, milk and bottled water. Zaxbys has a sign on its doors. Chick-fil-A is empty. S…

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Augusta Commissioner Critical Of How Public Was Notified Of Boil Water Advisory

An Augusta Commissioner is critical of the city’s handling of notifying the public about a Boil Water Advisory.

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4 Minute Spike At Water Plant Reason For Boil Water Advisory

Turbidity is cloudy water and it caused the state to issue a Boil Water Advisory for around 90,000 Augustans and people at Fort Gordon, but …

Air Bag Scare Not Enough To Park Trucks

A commissioner says about two dozen Ford Rangers should be parked until the city knows for sure whether there’s an issue with the air bags b…

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Commissioners React to Raises

Landfill directors and a half dozen workers got raises last year but some commissioners say they had no idea it happened.

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City Debates Probation Services

(AUGUSTA,GA) Augusta may look to get back in the probation services business. Commissioners debating signing another one year contract  with…

Some Get Storm Water Fee Bill In Error

A mistake sends storm water fee bills to residents in Hephzibah and Blythe, so the city says residents need to appeal to get it fixed.

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Trial for Former Augusta Fire Marshal Underway


The trial for former Augusta Fire Marshall Jason Baron Beard is underway in Augusta’s Federal Courthouse.

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Parking Trucks Debate Heads to Commission

The city won’t know until March whether 20 Ford Ranger trucks have potentially fatal airbag defects so should city workers still be driving …