These are Your Local Candidates?

These are Your Local Candidates?

Augusta and Columbia County have a lot to be proud of, but some of the local candidates are making it hard for citizens to hold their heads up high. First, let’s talk about Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason, who is running for mayor of the Garden City. On Mason’s Facebook page, Alvin D. Mason for Mayor, […]

Masters badges needed, please!

Masters badges needed, please!

It was the Saturday before the 2013 Masters and Bob Barnes was racing around his house along Valleyvue Court trying to get everything ready for his soon-to-be-arriving guests. As the owner of the company EventsXL, Barnes has been offering his clients Masters packages for almost a decade that include everything from finding them accommodations to […]

The Sky Is the Limit for the New Augusta National

The Sky Is the Limit for the New Augusta National

Just when you thought our yearly foray into the international sports headlines could not get any better, those “stodgy old stick-in-the muds” at Augusta National have gone and made it bigger, better and dare I say even more special than we once considered could be possible. The advent of the National’s involvement in the Drive, […]

This guy will make your skin crawl

This guy will make your skin crawl

Just this week, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office released a photo of a registered sex offender in South Carolina named Joey Leaphart with this warning: Ladies, don’t let this man near your feet! “Please be aware of this man,” the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office warns on its Facebook page. “He approaches women in businesses and […]