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 […]

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 […]

GRU’s Innovation Summit Coming to Kroc Center Oct. 7

GRU’s Innovation Summit Coming to Kroc Center Oct. 7

The Kroc Center will be hosting GRU’s second annual Innovation Summit on Tuesday, October 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The following information comes from the Office of Innovation and Commercialization via GRU’s Media Relations. CEOs of leading high-tech companies to headline GRU Innovation Summit AUGUSTA, Ga. – Two innovators who lead top high-tech […]

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 […]

The Rocket Has Launched, but in Which Direction?

The Rocket Has Launched, but in Which Direction?

The new black majority on the Augusta Commission took off with its first major decision Monday, and just for kicks and giggles, with white commissioner Grady Smith’s vote added to the mix. The 7-2 vote to hire Augusta native Janice Jackson as the new city administrator was not publicly planned, or widely expected, but it […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Dee Griffin as fire dept. spokesperson making 51k salary is a travesty! She should be making 85k. Betcha District Attorney of the Year Ashley Wright isn’t humming “Stand By Your Man” in the shower. I am all about safety especially when it comes to children but why must there be a bus stop every 10 […]

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 […]

Augusta tied to the Roger Goodell controversy

Augusta tied to the Roger Goodell controversy

As the national media is sinking its teeth into NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and demanding to know when he was aware of the surveillance video showing Ray Rice violently punching his then fiancée in a casino elevator, somehow Augusta has now become part of the story. According to Golf Magazine and several other national news sources, […]