The Day My Mother Was Beaten

The Day My Mother Was Beaten

Seared into my memory are the forceful, blunt sounds of bare knuckles colliding with my mother’s face and torso. I remember the sight of ruptured blood vessels in her eyes. I recall my mother’s piercing screams. I remember rounding the corner to the room where she was being assaulted. She was on the floor, lying […]

What’s the future of the James Brown Arena?

What’s the future of the James Brown Arena?

Thousands upon thousands of students, parents, teachers and friends made their way to the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta this past week to celebrate a monumental occasion: Graduation. About an hour before one such ceremony, a well-dressed man could be seen outside the arena picking up handfuls of trash that had been thoughtlessly discarded […]

Marijuana Bust in Richmond County

Marijuana Bust in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division seized more than 8 pounds of marijuana and $5,000 following the arrest of seven individuals distributing high grade marijuana on the 100 block of Telfair Street. The following is a press release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office: While conducting surveillance of a residence on the 100 block […]