The short drive to Aiken

The short drive to Aiken

Several years ago, Dick and Cindy Rudisill cleverly converted the basement of their home in Syracuse, N.Y., to look much like an old-fashioned country store. Using antique advertising pieces they had purchased at auctions, flea markets and estate sales all across the country, the Rudisills were able to capture the essence of a vintage store. […]

Phase Two, Part Two

Phase Two, Part Two

Now that it seems developer Frank Mullins has lined up a good slate of potential commercial tenants for Phase Two of the Mullins Crossing shopping center on Washington Road in Columbia County, the Mullins family is seeking to rezone it back to the commercial zoning it held before 2010. The land has been conveniently zoned […]

Fifty First Dates in the 12th Congressional District

Fifty First Dates in the 12th Congressional District

As the November elections inch closer and the bigger-office candidates — not to mention the political parties themselves — start to open their war chests and spend some of their money on television ads, the armchair quarterbacking and wonky handicapping can begin in earnest, especially in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District, where incumbent Democrat John Barrow […]