Augusta Commission

More time behind closed doors? Not really.

More time behind closed doors? Not really.

There was a flurry of news stories this week talking about a proposal by the Augusta Commission’s rules and regulations subcommittee to extend the time behind closed doors for a legal session. A lot of folks were outraged. How dare the commissioners request to stay behind closed doors an hour longer? People were accusing commissioners […]

The price of voting against SPLOST

The price of voting against SPLOST

How many Richmond County voters are sick of the Augusta Commission? The city is about to find out come next Tuesday. On Nov. 3, citizens will head to the polls to cast their vote on the proposed $215 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list. And, let’s face it, folks aren’t happy. Residents are […]

A Day in the Life of Hardie Davis

A Day in the Life of Hardie Davis

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis just doesn’t get it. He was elected into office by 75 percent of the votes cast in last year’s election. So, an overwhelming number of people headed to the polls selected him as the man for the job. Voters chose him to represent the city, receive a salary of $75,845 a […]