District 3 Candidates Spar in Columbia County Forum

District 3 Candidates Spar in Columbia County Forum

Only two of the four candidates looking to fill Columbia County’s District 3 Commission seat attended Monday’s forum at the Government Center in Evans, but even with the reduced field, some 80 interested community members showed up to see how the candidates handled themselves in a formal, head to head atmosphere. Evans attorney Mack Taylor […]

Flying a Legend

Flying a Legend

On Monday, September 22, a fortunate few media representatives experienced the thrill of flying in a restored B-17 Flying Fortress ahead of the public flights that will be given this weekend at the general aviation side of Augusta Regional Airport. The flights will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, and continue every hour […]

Where the Magic Happens

Where the Magic Happens

It’s 13 days before the 2014 Westobou Festival kicks off and festival Director Kristi Jilson is in her office reviewing the fifth version of the festival program. “It’s definitely crunch time,” she says with an anxious laugh. This is Jilson’s first Westobou. She was brought in earlier in the year when the board decided they […]