The return of Paul Simon

The return of Paul Simon

Local residents beware: Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC, has returned with a new pitch. This time this savvy spokesperson for William S. Morris III, publisher of The Augusta Chronicle, is proposing to expand the Augusta Common. But, as with all of Simon’s deals, there is always a catch. According to the proposal outlined […]

Questions still surround Marshall Square fire

Questions still surround Marshall Square fire

It’s been almost two months since a devastating fire destroyed the Marshall Square retirement community and tragically killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy Carpenter. While investigators with the state fire marshal’s office have officially concluded their on-site investigation of the property, the case is still very much open. Earlier this month, investigators from all over the state, […]

Metro’s Best 2015

Metro’s Best 2015

Walk into almost any popular store or restaurant, and you’re likely to see a Metro’s Best sticker. The last ones we handed out looked something like this. Problem is, the last time we handed them out was, oh, about five years ago. That’s way too long, according to restaurant, bar and store owners, as well […]