We Didn’t Start the Fire… But We’re To Blame

We Didn’t Start the Fire… But We’re To Blame

Over the past year, the Insider has pointed out numerous problems and concerns with not only the construction of the Marshall Square retirement community and the management of the Evans facility, but also Columbia County’s response to the tragic fire of June 2, 2015. At times, it was difficult to even relay the inadequacies of […]

Morris got the awards, but the staff earned them

Morris got the awards, but the staff earned them

Earlier this year, The Insider couldn’t help but comment on the mass exodus that was occurring at The Columbia County News-Times. After the newspaper laid off several staff members in January and piled triple the work onto the remaining workhorses in the office, Morris Publishing Group announced that The Columbia County News-Times publisher Steve Crawford was […]

Cuisine Scene: Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

Cuisine Scene: Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

Where there’s smoke, there’s BBQ. Or, bar-b-q. Or, barbecue. Whatever. Martinez has seen a steady increase in places you can eat smoked meat – the newest, Willie Jewell’s, opened up off Old Petersburg Road right where it crosses over Baston Road, by the railroad tracks. Since its opening in February, it’s already gained loyal customers, […]