The Insider is obligated to say one last thing about Jim Bartley, the political firebrand who went up against incumbent Commission Chairman Ron Cross in the Republican Primary and ended up losing with a disappointing 40 percent of the vote, not because there’s anything left to say – the scoreboard, as they say, doesn’t lie […]
Al Gray had a busy day last Tuesday. First and probably most publicized, came his run-in with Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith, who showed the audacity – at least that’s what Gray’s supporters would call it – to question the accuracy of the $65 million Gray estimated the Municipal Building renovations would end up costing Richmond […]
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. Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.
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 […]