The Great Flood

The Great Flood

You could hear the water coming. It was surging through the storm sewers with such force that manhole covers would fly into the air like frisbees. It was an explosion of water that could not be stopped. The thunderous sound could be heard from blocks away. Firefighters raced along the streets knocking on doors and […]

Mike Miller’s Rough Night Out

Mike Miller’s Rough Night Out

When WJBF reporter and weekend anchor Mike Miller was cited last Friday night by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office for disorderly conduct at The Country Club Dance Hall & Saloon on Washington Road, it was not only an embarrassment for 28-year-old journalist, but for the entire news station. Insiders in the club say several members […]

BREAKING: Richmond County demolishes history

BREAKING: Richmond County demolishes history

Historic Augusta, Inc. announced today that the Richmond County Board of Education has demolished the historic Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building on the Lucy C. Laney High School campus. The Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 and the building was a significant piece of the school’s history. Built in […]

The Imperial Theatre Staff Needs More Rehearsals

The Imperial Theatre Staff Needs More Rehearsals

Almost everyone who has attended the Christmas shows this season at the Imperial Theatre in downtown Augusta has had nothing both marvelous things to say about the performances. Whether it was “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” presented by The Augusta Players this past weekend or the holiday tradition of “The Nutcracker” performed by Dance Augusta […]

FLIP, Empire State South and Gunshow

FLIP, Empire State South and Gunshow

I am an insufferable snob when it comes to food. It’s not exactly that I want everything to be fancy; after all, I count Totino’s pizza rolls as one of my favorite indulgences (thank God for my 14-year-old, so I don’t have to admit to buying them for myself). No, it’s that I want what […]

The Tale of the Two Lame Ducks

The Tale of the Two Lame Ducks

While a lot of attention is being paid to the end of Mayor Deke Copenhaver’s tenure, there are two other lame ducks in the Marble Palace that have definitely left their mark on the Garden City. Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason and Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson will have completed their terms at the end of […]

Merle Haggard Coming to the Columbia County Exhibition Center

Merle Haggard Coming to the Columbia County Exhibition Center

Multi Grammy Award Winner And Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductee Merle Haggard Coming to the Columbia County Exhibition Center Saturday, January 24, 2014  Presented by Bad Boy Buggies, Kicks 99 and the Metro Spirit, tickets are on sale now and are available on-line at http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=8052525. Reserved seating begins at $37.50 and limited General Admission […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Evolutionist. Creationist. Atheist. Christian. Jewish. Muslim. Hindu. You’re all going to be eaten in the end when the great Cthulhu rises from his slumber in the depths and destroys us all. Can’t we just get along? You know, until he awakens, hungry and laying waste to us all? Can somebody give me one reason, why […]