Party for Tameka Allen ruffles some feathers

Party for Tameka Allen ruffles some feathers

When members of the Augusta Commission received invitations to a celebratory roast honoring interim City Administrator Tameka Allen this past week that was hand-delivered by a county mail courier in a government-issued car, some commissioners quickly got hot under their collars. “Who’s throwing her this party? Who’s paying for it?” one commissioner asked. “I know […]

Election postmortem

Election postmortem

The campaign signs grew up like weeds once again in Columbia County, and now that crews are out harvesting the vacant lots and street corners, it’s time to see if there were any lessons to be learned. Stick ‘em in early Wayne Bridges had his signs in the ground before qualifying and it seemed to […]

Massage operator’s license gets messy

Massage operator’s license gets messy

When former Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Voulgaris went before the Augusta Commission’s public service committee this week asking for a massage operator’s license, little did commissioners know his request was about to resemble a bad episode of “The Jerry Springer Show.” During a presentation regarding the request for an operator’s license for the business […]