Media Releases

June 2021 

What’s happening this week in Augusta?

The City of Augusta cracks down on blight with new ordinance

Media Advisory- New Flyer Electric Bus June 28

News Release- Independence Day 2021


July 2021

Media Advisory- Demolition event for blighted properties 

News Release- Augusta-Richmond County offices closed July 5-2021

News Release- Chief Antonio Burden Swearing-In Ceremony July 13-2021

News Release- Animal Services Advisory Board Meeting July 15-2021

News Release- City of Augusta to host career coaching workshops 2021

Augusta Forward - June 2021 Years of Service

News Release - Employee of the Month June 2021

News Release- City of Augusta gets a clean audit July 2021


August 2021

News Release- City of Augusta now offering Expanded Plan Review Program 2021

News Release- Announcement on a proposed property tax increase

News Release- City of Augusta hosting two COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Aug 11 and Aug 12

Media Advisory- An update on the City of Augusta incentive plan for COVID-19 Vaccination 

News Release- Trash Bash at the Border Challenge 2021

News Release- City of Augusta to host Community Budget Engagement Forums 2021

News Release- Commissioners receive prestigious training certificate Aug 2021

News Release- City of Augusta approves Augusta Rescue Plan Framework Aug 19

Augusta Forward - July 2021 Years of Service

News Release- Keep Augusta Beautiful receives national grant

News Release- FAQs on Covid-19 Vaccination Incentive Program Aug 27 2021

News Release- Proterra Electric Bus to visit the City of Augusta


September 2021

News Release- Augusta Aquatic Center closed for maintenance

News Release- City of Augusta partners with Augusta University to remember Sept. 11

Media Advisory- City of Augusta to host Community Budget Engagement Forum Sept 9 2021

Media Advisory- City of Augusta rolls out Covid-19 Incentive Program with DPH

News Release- GILLIG Electric Bus heads to Augusta Sept 20-23

News Release- Augusta to host second Community Budget Engagement Forum on Sept 27

News Release- Augusta Utilities to change billing due dates

Media Advisory- Gillig Electric Bus heads to Augusta Sept 20-23

News Release- City of Augusta opens new playground at Eisenhower Park

News Release- City of Augusta re-opens the Augusta Aquatic Center

DCA Press Release 0923


October 2021

News Release- Groundbreaking ceremony for McBean Community Center Splash Pad set for Oct. 8

News Release-Augusta Transit to offer regular services on Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 11

Media Advisory- Augusta Reinstates Mask Mandates for All City Facilities

News Release- City of Augusta Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics Oct-Dec 2021

News Release- Woodlake Community Cleanup

AFD Partners with RCSS to Launch FF Explorer Program

News Release- Free Landfill Disposal Day

News Release- City Administrator presents Proposed FY2022 Budget to Augusta Commission