Is Appling the most conservative town in Georgia?

Is Appling the most conservative town in Georgia?

Right before New Year’s Day, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution did a fascinating story called, “Meet Georgia’s most conservative city.” While most people would consider all of Columbia County one of the most conservative counties in the state, who would have guessed that Appling was identified as the Peach State’s most conservative city? It appeared that The Atlanta […]

Life in a Fishbowl

Life in a Fishbowl

When Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis took over the top spot in Augusta-Richmond County about a year ago, he now admits that he didn’t completely anticipate all of the challenges that came with the position. “This is probably the most difficult job I’ve ever had,” Davis said, sitting in his office on the second floor of […]

Augusta is full of surprises

Augusta is full of surprises

People always love to throw out derogatory comments about Augusta and its backwardness that can sometimes be found too easily throughout the city. But this past week, a post on Facebook by a graduate research assistant at Augusta University on Christmas day is making national news and putting a smile on the faces of many […]