Christmas Comes Early from Sheriff Roundtree

Christmas Comes Early from Sheriff Roundtree

Honest to goodness folks, I really need to use this column space to discuss the hideous lack of funding for Georgia’s crime labs, the campaign to get all local police officers equipped with lapel cameras and the ongoing political upheaval in Richmond County, but when you get certified mail from Santa Claus, everything else tends […]

Pittman really running for District 7?

Pittman really running for District 7?

Talk about flip flopping on an issue. Just a few short months ago, Sonny Pittman, the president of the West Augusta Alliance, proclaimed that he would offer himself as a candidate for the appointment to the District 7 seat because he wasn’t interested in the permanent position. Instead, Pittman talked about how former District 7 […]

Chopping Block On Display

Chopping Block On Display

Completely unprofessional. That’s all anyone can say about the recent “hit list” of Augusta department heads that a handful of commissioners, led by Marion Williams, have developed and made public. These half a dozen employees apparently didn’t jump high enough when Williams asked them for a favor and now he wants them out. To make […]