20th anniversary of Augusta’s half-baked charter

20th anniversary of Augusta’s half-baked charter

The consolidation of Augusta and Richmond County is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary and, let’s just say, it’s been a bumpy ride. Over the years, a lot of attention has been given to the turbulent relationship among members of the Augusta Commission. But, with 10 commissioners representing completely different regions of Richmond County and […]

Hope Fades For Dean

Hope Fades For Dean

The glimmer of hope sustaining former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean and his supporters is getting dimmer and dimmer. Earlier this month, Atlantic Judicial Circuit Judge Robert Russell III denied Dean’s writ of habeas corpus, which alleged that Dean, who was convicted of two counts of child molestation in December 2011, is innocent and that […]

Why Health Insurance Is Not For Sick People

Why Health Insurance Is Not For Sick People

  Republicans now hold a sizable majority of Congress. I suspect that the last two years of President Obama’s administration will be filled with plenty of spirited debates over a wide range of issues.  Healthcare will undoubtedly be one of them.  While Washington, along with the rest of America, continues to weigh the merits of […]