Heat returns to the Augusta Fire Department

Heat returns to the Augusta Fire Department

It’s never a good sign when federal investigators storm into a county department and begin collecting files and computers. But that’s apparently what happened earlier this week at the Augusta Fire Department. Insiders say that investigators with the FBI are searching records relating to Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard who was recently placed on paid […]

The Negotiator

The Negotiator

Whenever Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC, presents a proposal to the city of Augusta, he never expects it to be easy. In fact, Simon says he has become accustomed to preparing for an uphill battle. But the one thing the 84-year-old businessman does ask for when pitching a proposal before the Augusta Commission […]

Meet Professor John Barrow

Meet Professor John Barrow

Starting next Monday, thousands of students will begin the fall semester at University of Georgia. But imagine walking into your new political science class and seeing John Barrow’s mug up behind the podium. Yep. Beginning next week, former U.S. Rep. John Barrow will become a “Scholar in Residence” at the University of Georgia School of […]