BREAKING: Donnie Smith Resigns from Commission

BREAKING: Donnie Smith Resigns from Commission

Commissioner Donnie Smith has submitted a letter of resignation to the clerk of commission, ending speculation about what the beleaguered District 7 commissioner would do in light of a scathing report that found Smith, a 20-year Georgia State Patrol veteran, worked a second job during Masters Week while reporting himself on duty. Smith resigned from […]

Donnie Smith opened a huge can of worms

Donnie Smith opened a huge can of worms

That better have been one hell of a massage that Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith enjoyed this past Masters Week because his carefree attitude that entire week has not only ruined his career and his reputation, but it has also raised serious questions about the relationships among some local hospitality houses, law enforcement and the Augusta […]

Residents of Hyde Park remain “trapped”

Residents of Hyde Park remain “trapped”

About two years ago, the Augusta Commission approved a $475,00 plan to relocate residents of the Hyde Park neighborhood. While the city plans to eventually construct a retention pond on the neighborhood’s current site, the relocation of these residents have been decades in the making. And Rev. Charles Utley, a long-time Hyde Park resident and […]