Twin Peaks Busts Out While Chili’s Feels the Heat

Twin Peaks Busts Out While Chili’s Feels the Heat

Back in September, when Augusta first learned it was going to get a Twin Peaks franchise, the news was pretty much received with a shrug. Described in just about every instance as a “breastaurant” for those who didn’t catch on to the significance of the name or the logo, most people figured it was nothing […]

Popping Pills

Popping Pills

Adderall, hydrocodone, methadone, dextromethorphan, clonazepam, alprazolam, Oxycontin and Xanax. While these are names of some prescription drugs that many people in the CSRA can’t even pronounce, there is a growing segment of our community that has become all too familiar with them. “We are definitely seeing an increase in people reporting their prescription medications being […]

Massage operator’s license denied due to wife’s history

Massage operator’s license denied due to wife’s history

It didn’t matter that Jason Voulgaris was a former Richmond County sheriff’s deputy or that he was a disabled combat veteran who insisted that he was simply looking to start a new business in west Augusta. The past actions of his wife, who was charged with prostitution in Texas and arrested here in Augusta on […]

Who’s Minding the Store?

Who’s Minding the Store?

Insiders are saying that DUI attorneys, especially Jim Duncan and his firm, are pretty much behind the wheel in court, even controlling the calendar and pleading down those who have multiple DUI priors to lesser charges like reckless driving. Ever wonder how firms like DUI Duncan became so powerful? Well, a lot of people within […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Sentinel Offender Services; a modern day equivalent to the Pinkerton Thugs of the Labor Wars. Congratulations to the Greenbrier High School softball team – STATE CHAMPS! Yeah! I guess it is hard to believe in Creation when you have never been created. I think I’ve figured out why Augusta is such a mean unfriendly town. […]

Collecting Cowboy Dreams

Collecting Cowboy Dreams

Hanging around antique stores while his wife poked around searching for treasures of her own, Clyde Lester decided he needed to start collecting something, too. “She found a lot of stuff for sale, and I said, ‘I’m an old cowboy — I want me some stuff, too,’” Lester says. “So I started collecting B-western stuff […]

Dr. Azziz is Staying Put

Dr. Azziz is Staying Put

Dear Colleagues, In this season of Thanksgiving, let me first share my gratitude for the many talented faculty and staff with whom I work every day to make GRU and GRHealth the very best institutions they can be. We are all fortunate to be able to build this institution to better serve the citizens of […]