Augusta’s new convention center now has the operating agreement it needs to start hosting events. Augusta-Richmond County Commissioners approved the contract Thursday night after nearly a month of contentious negotiations.
A Friday meeting with several Augusta-Richmond County commissioners resulted in changes to the operating contract for the city’s new convention center. Now they’re waiting to see if the management company will agree to the modifications.
After a contentious local attempt to redraw Augusta’s county commission and school board districts, a federal judge’s plan is getting few complaints. The U.S. district judge is now considering comments about his proposed district maps.