To the Editor:

To the Editor:

For the over 55 years I have lived in Augusta, I have seen many changes and much progress: but I have also seen where the local politics and those in power have impeded growth and development due to their shortsightedness, incompetence or personal agendas. One of the many issues I have been thinking about lately […]

Ahead of the Game

Ahead of the Game

When Stacie Adkins, pregnant with her fourth child, became Columbia County’s first community events specialist nearly 15 years ago, she had less than 10 events to plan each year, which didn’t count a Christmas tree lighting, something she started her second year on the job. Her department consisted of one person (her) and all events […]

A very bad week for Corey Johnson

A very bad week for Corey Johnson

When word spread this week that former Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson has been accused of abusing his wife following a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Tuesday night, many Augustans were shocked. This was the same commissioner who was generally known as the “friendly one” down at the Marble Palace. The one commissioner who was always willing […]