Mr. Positive

Mr. Positive

Some people see the ever-present smile on his face and believe newly elected Augusta Commissioner Sean Frantom is too good to be true. No one is that happy. He can’t possibly be genuine. “I think people sometimes believe that I have this agenda and I’m fake because I’m just so positive,” Frantom said, chuckling. “But read more

Bruce Jenner and the Peach State

Bruce Jenner and the Peach State

What does gold-medal Olympian Bruce Jenner and the Peach State have in common? The question sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it’s not. Both Bruce Jenner and the state of Georgia are having to come to terms with the meaning of “transgender” and how transgender people are treated in society. Just weeks read more

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

Head downtown to the corner of Ellis and 8th, opposite Le Chat Noir and just a skip from Broad. Now, go inside, order yourself something to drink or eat and sit down. It’s time to let your stress and troubles melt away, relax and keep it that way because you are among friends. Welcome to read more

The Augusta Riots: 45 Years Later

The Augusta Riots: 45 Years Later

The past few weeks, all eyes have been on the rioting and criminal investigation in Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a spinal cord injury while in police custody. While its heartbreaking to watch any community go through such struggles, Augustans can’t help but think back to one of read more

Inside Regency Mall

Inside Regency Mall

It was once boasted as Georgia’s largest shopping mall. Constructed in July 1978 by renowned developer Edward DeBartolo, Regency Mall was the former home of more than 70 retail stores. However, within its first 25 years in business, the more than 800,000-square-foot facility off Gordon Highway gradually saw every single one of its stores vanish. read more