Augusta’s Water-gate could run the city dry

 Augusta’s Water-gate could run the city dry

Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen is in a tough spot. Last week, she presented a proposed 2015 budget that was balanced without increasing property taxes or taking money from the city’s reserves. Sounds pretty good. But, in order to balance the more than $780 million budget, Allen’s proposal includes increasing the franchise fee for the […]

The Brief but Revealing Candidacy of Cam Griffin

The Brief but Revealing Candidacy of Cam Griffin

On Friday, the Insider had some fun with Cam Griffin’s year-old Facebook announcement of his intent to run against Ron Cross for Chairman of the Columbia County Commission, but the exchange is too rich and too revealing to let it go with just a thumbnail description, especially given the width and breadth of the accusations […]

Griffin Out on Bond as Complaints Flood In

Griffin Out on Bond as Complaints Flood In

Cam Griffin, the local promoter whose rise to infamy proved very popular among Spirit readers Thursday, turned himself in to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office personnel Thursday afternoon and was later released on $10,100 bond. Griffin, 30, was charged with felony theft of services after a report filed by Theodore Alan Shultz, owner of the Retreat […]