Sick of Traffic? Blame the School Board

Sick of Traffic? Blame the School Board

A recent Columbia County Planning Commission meeting drew more than 200 residents fed up with traffic congestion, and they came away with someone to blame: the school board. The fingers started pointing at the Columbia County School Board after Planning Commission Chairman Jim Cox expressed frustration with what he characterized as a continuing lack of […]

No energy excise tax for Richmond County

No energy excise tax for Richmond County

After rumors of vote trading the past few weeks in an attempt to approve an energy excise tax on local manufacturers, Augusta commissioners reversed that trend and opted to be one of the 159 counties in Georgia to reject the new tax. In a huge reversal, Augusta commissioners voted 8-0 not to implement the energy […]

UPDATE: River Levee Trail

UPDATE: River Levee Trail

Now that the River Levee Trail is officially open, it might be instructive to remember how we got here. Check out this April, 2013 feature on the trail and it’s fantastic bridges.   Bridging the Future Dramatic Canal bridges top list of new, exciting changes for Augusta’s most identifiable resource   April 18, 2013–The view […]