Richmond County or Columbia County?

Richmond County or Columbia County?

As thousands of families begin relocating to the Augusta area for new positions at the Army Cyber Command at Fort Gordon, local Realtor Claire Stone says many people are looking in one direction: Columbia County. “The ones that have a family, it’s definitely Columbia County just because if you have children you are looking for […]

Augusta National is buying up land… again

Augusta National is buying up land… again

For the past several years, the owners of The Lodge on Heath — the spacious 12,000-square-foot hospitality house located less than 150 feet away from Gate 9 at the Augusta National — stood proud and defiant. The Lodge on Heath was the permanent neighbor to the Augusta National, whether the private golf club liked it […]

The Pornography Case Involving Ken Kraemer

The Pornography Case Involving Ken Kraemer

Former Augusta Regional Airport Director Ken Kraemer made headlines in Milwaukee, Wis., back in 2007 because he was reportedly arrested for the sexual assault of a 4-year-old child and possession of child pornography. At the time, he was serving as deputy director for the Mitchell International Airport in Wisconsin following his termination here in Augusta […]

What’s the future of the James Brown Arena?

What’s the future of the James Brown Arena?

Thousands upon thousands of students, parents, teachers and friends made their way to the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta this past week to celebrate a monumental occasion: Graduation. About an hour before one such ceremony, a well-dressed man could be seen outside the arena picking up handfuls of trash that had been thoughtlessly discarded […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

the presidential race is such a joke. every day a new candidate announces. none of them have a chance. just raising their profiles with donated money. Commissioners… here is a short term plan for Regency Mall. If the property is only tax assessed at $4.2 Million and Cardinale Holdings, LLC thinks the property is worth […]

Mudbugs, Craft Beer and Live Music Come Back to the Common

Mudbugs, Craft Beer and Live Music Come Back to the Common

The Seventh Annual Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew is once again taking over the Augusta Common this Saturday, June 6, from 3-9 p.m. Featuring a huge crawfish boil, craft beer and some great live music, the festival offers Augusta a taste of some southern history. Event creator and organizer Jim Beck said he was expecting a good crowd to […]

You Can Never Go Home Again

You Can Never Go Home Again

There was a time Columbia Road was home to a truly unique little Japanese restaurant serving some of the best fresh sushi around. Kinki Sushi was a hop, skip and jump from another of my fave “hidden gems,” Emashiya Korean BBQ, and all of a few minutes from our home. It was our go-to for […]