Some Augustans Are Boiling Mad

Some Augustans Are Boiling Mad

Augustans better pray that Richmond County never faces a catastrophic emergency after 5 p.m. or this county might be in a world of hurt. To say this week’s “spike in turbidity” at Augusta Utilities Department’s Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant and resulting boil water advisory were not handled very well is a huge understatement. Let’s […]

Wright or Wrong?

Wright or Wrong?

Not long after local attorney and Georgia House candidate Wright McLeod learned Richmond County Magistrate Court Judge William Jennings had signed a warrant for his arrest last week involving a bizarre allegation against him of false imprisonment, he quickly sent a text to his three daughters. “I simply said, ‘This will likely get worse before […]

What will it take?

What will it take?

Here the Augusta Commission goes again, preparing to extend a contract with the private probation company, Sentinel Offender Services, for another year. Do any of the commissioners even care that the private probation company is facing more than a dozen lawsuits being considered by the Georgia Supreme Court? Just this past week, the American Bar […]