Mr. Positive

Mr. Positive

Some people see the ever-present smile on his face and believe newly elected Augusta Commissioner Sean Frantom is too good to be true. No one is that happy. He can’t possibly be genuine. “I think people sometimes believe that I have this agenda and I’m fake because I’m just so positive,” Frantom said, chuckling. “But […]

Bruce Jenner and the Peach State

Bruce Jenner and the Peach State

What does gold-medal Olympian Bruce Jenner and the Peach State have in common? The question sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it’s not. Both Bruce Jenner and the state of Georgia are having to come to terms with the meaning of “transgender” and how transgender people are treated in society. Just weeks […]

The Augusta Riots: 45 Years Later

The Augusta Riots: 45 Years Later

The past few weeks, all eyes have been on the rioting and criminal investigation in Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a spinal cord injury while in police custody. While its heartbreaking to watch any community go through such struggles, Augustans can’t help but think back to one of […]