Changes to Columbia County Facility Rental Policy in Wake of ETCP Banner

Changes to Columbia County Facility Rental Policy in Wake of ETCP Banner

At Tuesday night’s Columbia County Commission meeting, changes were made to the county’s facility rental agreement. The addendum, which will prohibit political signs and literature at functions or events that are not advertised as political events, comes as a result of the issue the Insider reported on last month, when District 3 commission candidate Trip […]

For Now, Be My Guest No Longer Inviting

For Now, Be My Guest No Longer Inviting

It seems Be My Guest Catering and Events, the popular Evans banquet venue on Washington Road near Academy Sports, is experiencing some difficulties. When guests arrived for a political function last Thursday and found locks on the doors, they were surprised, but it wasn’t until Monday that there was any word, and what there was […]

What’s on Fred Russell’s hard drive?

What’s on Fred Russell’s hard drive?

Earlier this year, when Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams demanded a copy of former City Administrator Fred Russell’s hard drive after he was fired, many of his colleagues simply rolled their eyes. It was considered to be another “crazy” Marion Williams request. Even General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie and Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen warned the Augusta […]