Candidates Balk at Paying for Forum

Candidates Balk at Paying for Forum

During election season, candidates are often desperate for opportunities to look good in front of their constituents. Knocking on all those doors is hard, and frankly it’s not a very efficient use of time. Which is why some of the Columbia County candidates who were contacted by William Melvin were intrigued by his proposition. Melvin […]

Update: Playground in the Clouds

Update: Playground in the Clouds

Since we first looked at the historic Lamar Building back in April, 2011 a lot has happened to the 19 story landmark. In 2013, Bettis Rainsford’s RDC Properties LLC, which had owned the building since 1999, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, owing $2.7 million on the property. Southern First Bank foreclosed and about a month […]

Carbon Paper Government In A Digital World

Carbon Paper Government In A Digital World

Most people have seen the 1999 comedy, “Office Space,” written and directed by Mike Judge. In the film, the character Peter Gibbons is an employee that spends the majority of his days staring at his desk and hating his job. One of his biggest gripes is his mindless boss, Bill Lumbergh, and the senseless paperwork […]