Disgraced Donnie Smith resigns from the Augusta Commission

Disgraced Donnie Smith resigns from the Augusta Commission

The absolute silence. That’s what deeply troubled many members of the Augusta Commission this past week regarding the controversy surrounding their colleague, Commissioner Donnie Smith. When the Georgia State Patrol released a scathing 19-page report on Sept. 4 alleging Smith secretly worked a second job during Masters Week while on duty, Augusta Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle […]

Rumble on the River

Rumble on the River

According to Dr. Frank Carl, a board member of Augusta’s Ports Authority, the slow-moving eviction of Mobile Marine as the operator of the city’s marina is moving forward. “It’s in the process,” he says. “It’s just moving a little slower than I would have hoped.” Part of that slowness is because the marina, which consists […]

Where Everyone Knows Your Name… And What You Shoot

Where Everyone Knows Your Name… And What You Shoot

Labor Day’s opening of S.H.A.R.P.E. Shooters outdoor gun range represented the end of a long process and the beginning of a new venture for owner Buddy Lichty and local shooters, who now have a premier outdoor range in the middle of town. Located behind the Pilot Station on the old VFW property just off Riverwatch […]