Paine College shouldn’t get Augusta tax dollars

Paine College shouldn’t get Augusta tax dollars

Over the past several days, the Augusta community has watched Paine College go from losing its accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to suddenly having that decision temporarily reversed by a federal judge. The 135-year-old university is facing a tough reality. Currently, the college is still on probation and […]

Tough Road Ahead for Paine College

Tough Road Ahead for Paine College

Emotions have run extremely high across Paine College’s campus this week. Students have gone from learning over the weekend that Augusta’s historically African-American college had lost its accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to suddenly having that decision reversed, at least for the time being, less than two days […]

The Mayor’s Much Ado About Nothing

The Mayor’s Much Ado About Nothing

How many people in Richmond County care whether or not the Augusta Commission approved removing the mayor’s signature block this week from a document called, “Policy for the Drafting of Ordinances and Code Amendments?” Come on, folks. Don’t be shy. Raise your hands. Most people in Augusta don’t really care whether the mayor has a […]