Paine College shouldn’t get Augusta tax dollars

Paine College shouldn’t get Augusta tax dollars

Over the past several days, the Augusta community has watched Paine College go from losing its accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to suddenly having that decision temporarily reversed by a federal judge. The 135-year-old university is facing a tough reality. Currently, the college is still on probation and […]

Tough Road Ahead for Paine College

Tough Road Ahead for Paine College

Emotions have run extremely high across Paine College’s campus this week. Students have gone from learning over the weekend that Augusta’s historically African-American college had lost its accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to suddenly having that decision reversed, at least for the time being, less than two days […]

The Mayor’s Much Ado About Nothing

The Mayor’s Much Ado About Nothing

How many people in Richmond County care whether or not the Augusta Commission approved removing the mayor’s signature block this week from a document called, “Policy for the Drafting of Ordinances and Code Amendments?” Come on, folks. Don’t be shy. Raise your hands. Most people in Augusta don’t really care whether the mayor has a […]

Hildebrandt’s — You Need to Go Here

Hildebrandt’s — You Need to Go Here

The name is an indicator of its heritage, but it’s the slogan that exposes the heart and soul of one of downtown’s oldest family-owned businesses, Hildebrandt’s: Part German. Part Southern. All Welcome. Located on 6th Street, Hildebrandt’s is still operated by the family that bears its name, and it still resides in the same Gothic […]

As You Wish

As You Wish

The great thing about Craft & Vine is that you can make the experience there anything you want it to be — the menu of snacks, charcuterie, small plates, pizzas and desserts lends itself just as well to a fine-dining date night out as it does to an early evening of sharing happy hour snacks […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Clown sightings are nothing new. You can see them every time the Augusta Commission meets. Is Augusta a part of Georgia? Where’s the damn peach cobbler? Y’all too damn fat these days now. You people are the reason for 60″ and 70″ TVs. Anything smaller in front of y’all just looks like ya holdin’ a […]