Ahead of the Game

Ahead of the Game

When Stacie Adkins, pregnant with her fourth child, became Columbia County’s first community events specialist nearly 15 years ago, she had less than 10 events to plan each year, which didn’t count a Christmas tree lighting, something she started her second year on the job. Her department consisted of one person (her) and all events […]

A very bad week for Corey Johnson

A very bad week for Corey Johnson

When word spread this week that former Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson has been accused of abusing his wife following a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Tuesday night, many Augustans were shocked. This was the same commissioner who was generally known as the “friendly one” down at the Marble Palace. The one commissioner who was always willing […]

Turn Back The Block receives $10,000 donation

Turn Back The Block receives $10,000 donation

Friends With Benefits Fund, the production and promotion company that brought The Major Rager to downtown Augusta during Masters Week, has donated $10,000 to the Turn Back The Block initiative in the Harrisburg neighborhood. “We really want to have a direct impact on the community,” said George Claussen, founder of Friends With Benefits Fund. “We […]