Welcome to the mayor’s office, Hardie Davis

Welcome to the mayor’s office, Hardie Davis

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis wants to be the kind of mayor that will set himself apart from the rest. A true leader. An innovator. An elected official who will bring pride back to the Garden City. These are all noble goals for any first-time mayor, but the problem is Augusta is financially tapped out. Let’s […]

Ed Cashin’s Augusta

Ed Cashin’s Augusta

While many locals love to criticize Augusta for its faults and toss around the unflattering nickname “Disgusta” like a bad joke, there was one man who spent his life opening people’s eyes to the greatness of the Garden City. Dr. Edward J. Cashin, a beloved former history professor at Augusta College from 1969 until 1996, […]

Too much Hynie for anyone

Too much Hynie for anyone

It has been a roller coaster few weeks for Tomi Rae Hynie Brown. Or is it Tommie Rae Brown? Or how about Tomi Ray Hynie? Every day another newspaper has a different spelling for her name. Apparently that’s what happens when you have a fake name and… well, fake other stuff. But one thing has […]