COLUMBIA — It'd be a longshot to turn Republican South Carolina from red to blue in this year's general election, but a repeat visit from Vice President Joe Biden could signal the Democrats see signs of change in the Palmetto State.
With two weeks until the Nov. 8 election, Pride and Progress of Augusta-Richmond County invited each school board candidate to speak Tuesday at its monthly meeting.
Gold Cross CEO Vince Brogdon said he had a prior engagement and couldn't make the meeting, but has said that the company needs the subsidy to cover Augusta's poor, while the contract gives the city a degree of control over how service is provided.
After nearly two years of planning and construction — which included carving 40 feet of earth from a hillside — metro Augusta's largest warehouse building was officially opened Tuesday at Grovetown's John Deere manufacturing complex.
The South Augusta Exchange Club believes it is absolutely necessary to dedicate at least one day each year to awarding the county's public servants because there are not enough ways to say thank you to Augusta's best.
Testimony began Tuesday in the Medicaid fraud trial of several family members accused of bilking the government out of more than $3 million.