NORTH AUGUSTA - Council held a public hearing for the city's proposed fiscal year 2016 budget of just over $35 million on Monday and unanimously passed first reading of the budget after approving an amendment for a number of budget recommendations made by the city administrator.
Grovetown officials are expecting a hardware store, grocery store and more new businesses to open within the next year.
Developer Benjamin Bell could have his choice between more commercial property or fewer government regulations and fees if he decides to build a $20 million water park in Augusta or Aiken County.
The North Augusta City Council will pay Odell Associates an additional fee for the extra services it has provided. During its regular meeting Feb.
January: Dennis Trudeau stepped down after 20 years as Grovetown mayor, with George James as successor.
A Publix supermarket planned for the intersection of Washington Road and William Few Parkway received preliminary plat approval Thursday from the Columbia County Planning Commission.
Deanne Hall officiated her last Columbia County Planning Commission meeting Thursday. A new county ordinance, recently approved by the U.S. Justice Department, required Hall to step down as chairwoman.
Columbia County Planning Commission recommended a rezoning Thursday that will allow for a new Evans shopping center.
Despite the objections of nearby residents, the Columbia County Planning Commission voted Thursday to recommend the re-zoning of 10 acres in Evans for use as apartments.
The application to rezone 1,500 acres of land slated to become the second phase of Riverwood Plantation will go before the Columbia County Commission at a 2 p.m. meeting Tuesday.
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