Augusta Commission

All eyes on Augusta’s District 1 race

All eyes on Augusta’s District 1 race

The May 24 election is just around the corner and many Augustans have no idea how much their vote could drastically change the city’s future. One particular local race that is attracting a lot of attention is the election for the Augusta Commission’s District 1 seat currently held by Commissioner Bill Fennoy. Let’s face it, […]

Getting the Ax

Getting the Ax

When department directors suddenly find themselves under fire in Augusta-Richmond County, they are rarely handed a pink slip and quietly shown the door. Over the past few decades, several long-time directors have been in the unenviable position of being marched down to the guillotine for a very public beheading of their careers. Such actions leave many […]

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 […]