Sentinel Stabs Richmond County in the Back

Sentinel Stabs Richmond County in the Back

The old saying clearly holds true: If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas. This week, Sentinel Offender Services — the private probation company that has been hit by more than a dozen lawsuits filed in both Richmond and Columbia counties — turned the tables on Richmond County officials. Attorneys for […]

Kroc Center Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Kroc Center Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Five years ago this week, Salvation Army Augusta unveiled its brand-new, state-of-the-art Kroc Center. Built from funds donated by Joan Kroc, the widow of McDonalds founder Ray Kroc, as well as those raised by the community, people in the area had a difficult time wrapping their heads around what the $35 million, 100,000-square-foot facility was […]

What are the feds looking for in Augusta?

What are the feds looking for in Augusta?

When word spread this past week that the U.S. Department of Labor has officially launched an audit of Augusta’s city departments regarding whether the local government is properly following the Fair Labor Standards Act, it got some folks’ attention. An audit by the federal government is no laughing matter. Basically, the Fair Labor Standards Act […]