Is Marion Williams the new Godfather of the Garden City?

Is Marion Williams the new Godfather of the Garden City?

“There are things that have to be done and you do them and you never talk about them. You don’t try to justify them. They can’t be justified. You just do them. Then you forget it.”– The Godfather It appears Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams has found himself a new “twin brother.” Too bad Williams’ new […]

Fall Means Football

Fall Means Football

Nola loves football. Those three words don’t come close to describing her near-obsession with the game. She devotes more time to it than any 14-year-old girl should. She knows more about it than many grown men I know. Seriously. You want to draw her into conversation? Just start talking about football, and she’ll impress you […]

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Expands, Diversifies

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Expands, Diversifies

Art in the Heart of Augusta will have a decidedly Big Easy flair this year, with the headlining band, a prominent spoken word poet and a stilt walker all hailing from New Orleans. It’s a fitting coincidence, since Arts in the Heart has always aimed to showcase Augusta’s diverse culture. After all, what city in […]

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Anyone who saw Columbia County District 3 commission candidate Trip Derryberry’s campaign banner hanging from the fence at Evans Town Center Park Saturday morning after the Montgomery Gentry concert might have gotten the impression that Columbia County was somehow endorsing Derryberry. Or that Derryberry was sponsoring the park. Both are untrue. According to county officials, […]

UGA Tickets slashed 50%

UGA Tickets slashed 50%

Shirley B. Williamson University of Georgia Extension Columbia County Coordinator & 4-H Agent Ticket office makes more tickets available and you can save BIG! Regular price, $50.00, now only $25 Come help call the DAWGS this Saturday between the hedges! UGA Tickets slashed to 50% off regular price,  first come first serve at the UGA Extension Office […]

Columbia County Cuts Away at Tax Commissioner Position

Columbia County Cuts Away at Tax Commissioner Position

In the midst of the special election to fill the Columbia County tax commissioner seat that Kay Allen left when it was discovered she was personally profiting by collecting the taxes from Harlem and Grovetown, Columbia County commissioners are changing the way the taxes are collected from the two communities. Instead of going straight to […]

Surprise! Augusta has a new city administrator

Surprise! Augusta has a new city administrator

The Augusta Commission seems to be playing a dangerous game of musical chairs. It all began a few weeks ago. First, former District 6 Commissioner Joe Jackson resigned last month to spend more time with his family after his wife passed away in April. Augusta Commissioner Ben Hasan, who was elected by voters to takeover […]

What exactly is the Augusta Regional Collaboration?

What exactly is the Augusta Regional Collaboration?

If you ask most citizens in the CSRA what the Augusta Regional Collaboration Corporation, or ARC for short, is you will mainly get blank stares in return. While Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver created ARC back in 2012, the goal of the organization has always been somewhat vague to the general public. ARC’s own website leaves […]