For many in the area, Stillwater Taproom is sort of Augusta’s answer to Cheers, a place where, even if everybody doesn’t know your name, you’re welcome just the same. “I try to tell people it’s just a good, relaxing, comfortable and inviting place to go have a beer,” says Matt Flynn, who, along with business […]
In the past week, tragedy has struck the streets of Richmond County with four teenagers being hit by vehicles. Two of those teens — 14-year-old Zykeith Harris and 13-year-old Demonta Collins — were killed in two separate incidents on Augusta roadways. In Harris’ case, he was struck by a hit-and-run driver after midnight on Gordon […]
Homeowners and professionals alike are keeping city employees busy 24/7 as they unload tons of limbs at different locations around the county. These images were taken last Friday. The process isn’t as well oiled yet as that in neighboring Columbia County. Click here to open the gallery.
THE STATE OF GEORGIA EXECUTIVE ORDER The severe winter storm that began to impact the state on February 10 and prompted the declaration of a State of Emergency in 91 counties throughout Georgia continues to affect several counties which received substantial damage due to the snow and ice; and due to the severity of […]
Update: Friday evening on Facebook a sponsored link from Travel Lodge spotlighted in the following article happened to appear on a Metro Spirit employees’s wall. Here is their Hotels.com listing: Location. Situated in Augusta, Augusta Travelodge is in the suburbs and close to Augusta National Golf Club and Augusta State University. Additional area attractions include […]
Jan. 22, 2014 GRU to add ‘Augusta’ to campus gateway signage AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University will be adding the word ‘Augusta’ to the permanent gateway signage on its campuses based on conversations between university leadership, President Ricardo Azziz and community leaders, including Nick Evans. “We listened to the concerns of community leaders and […]
Saturday night around 8:30 the Dollar Tree at 2834 Washington Road was robbed (again…what is it with robbing Dollar Trees?). A black male wearing purple scrubs and a black sweater vest displayed a black revolver. He is being sought by the RCSO as well as the Fashion Police. At 6:01 this morning, Porshia Edwards stabbed […]
The Columbia County Commission requested Governor Deal to inquire into Kay Allen’s collection of municipal taxes pursuant to her own private contract, ,with a view toward potentially removing her from office. This was done pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 48-5-145, “If any tax collector or tax commissioner fails or refuses to make payment, if he makes […]