Neighbor vs. neighbor in the State Court judicial race

Neighbor vs. neighbor in the State Court judicial race

A recent letter to the editor published in The Metro Courier has stirred up some hard feelings between Augusta neighbors from the Grand Boulevard area. A few weeks ago, local resident Betty Harrison wrote a critical letter denouncing Robert “Bo” Hunter III, candidate for the State Court seat vacated by Judge John Flythe. Harrison, a supporter […]

This is Not a Drill

This is Not a Drill

More than a year after the devastating fire at the Marshall Square retirement community, the highest ranking officials in the Columbia County Fire Rescue department are having to testify about the events of June 2, 2015. Until now, many of the county officials and personnel did not want to discuss the enormous fire in Evans […]

I Wear My Sunglasses at Night

I Wear My Sunglasses at Night

Many Augusta residents are blinding mad over the spanking new 200 lights lining River Watch Parkway that are burning holes in drivers’ retinas. “Soooooooo many lights! It is like a baseball field!” one woman posted on Facebook this week about the River Watch project that includes towering lights with 150-watt fixtures. “Bless the people in […]