Stacey Eidson



Marshall Square Fire: One Year Later

Marshall Square Fire: One Year Later

Former residents of the Marshall Square retirement community are still haunted by the screeching sound of a fire alarm, smoke filling the hallways and the desperate confusion surrounding the early morning hours of June 2, 2015. As the residents were evacuated from the three-story building along Ronald Reagan Drive, they sat in metal folding chairs […]

Dream Home or Nightmare?

Dream Home or Nightmare?

At the very end of Northridge Circle in Evans, across from a quiet neighborhood playground and within walking distance of the popular Evans Towne Center Park, sits a picturesque, two-story home that radiates pure Southern charm. Its large front porch with ceiling fans and beautiful outdoor seating seems to be the perfect place to sit […]

Battling for state Rep. Barbara Sims’ seat

Battling for state Rep. Barbara Sims’ seat

The House District 123 seat in the Georgia General Assembly currently held by state Rep. Barbara Sims is a unique seat because it represents both parts of Richmond and Columbia counties. On one side of the district, you have numerous infrastructure issues facing the quickly expanding Columbia County. On the other side, Augusta needs local […]

The Superior Choice

The Superior Choice

Many local voters were surprised when Augusta Superior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet announced earlier this year that he didn’t plan to seek re-election to a seventh term. Overstreet, who is known as the longest-serving local Superior Court judge, was appointed to the Superior Court bench by former Georgia Gov. Zell Miller back in 1991 and […]

The Race for Marshal Heats Up

The Race for Marshal Heats Up

As the candidates running for marshal of Richmond County walk door to door speaking to hundreds of Augusta residents prior to the May 24 election, both Marshal Steve Smith and his challenger, Lt. Ramone Lamkin of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, say they are constantly surprised by the number of people who don’t understand the […]

Fireworks at Thunder Over Evans will honor Vietnam veterans

Fireworks at Thunder Over Evans will honor Vietnam veterans

The Vietnam War was one of the longest wars in American history, resulting in almost 60,000 American soldiers tragically losing their lives overseas. As part of this year’s Thunder Over Evans celebration on Armed Forces Day, Thomson, Ga. pyrotechnician Craig Butler says he plans to honor the Vietnam era and its brave soldiers during this […]

The Partridge Inn is Shining

The Partridge Inn is Shining

As Lloyd Van Horn, the general manager of The Partridge Inn, quietly sat in the beautifully transformed P.I. Bar & Grill enjoying the magnificent view of Walton Way, he admitted the year-long, $8 million dollar renovation of Augusta’s iconic hotel wasn’t easy. “It was a huge undertaking, especially doing the lobby, all of the meeting […]

Challenging the System

Challenging the System

Local attorney Chris Nicholson isn’t your typical lawyer. Those close to him describe the long-time Augusta attorney as a man with a tremendous amount of “vigor,” who may, at times, lack diplomacy and can even be combative in a courtroom. However, many of his friends and some colleagues insist he is a man of great […]

George Claussen Is Augusta

George Claussen Is Augusta

When 28-year-old George Claussen IV looks in the mirror, he sees Augusta. Not because he grew up in a nice home off Walton Way. And not because he is a proud graduate of Richmond Academy. And especially not because he comes from two well-respected local families: the Boardmans and the Claussens. But because he has […]