Augusta Commission

Cookin’ Politics Up in the Pit

Cookin’ Politics Up in the Pit

“Barbecue and politics are two things that are ugly to watch in the making, but are a work of art in the end.” – Anonymous Whether you are talking about former President Jimmy Carter, the late U.S. Congressman Charlie Norwood or the feisty former Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox, it’s a sure bet that at one […]

Paine College shouldn’t get Augusta tax dollars

Paine College shouldn’t get Augusta tax dollars

Over the past several days, the Augusta community has watched Paine College go from losing its accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to suddenly having that decision temporarily reversed by a federal judge. The 135-year-old university is facing a tough reality. Currently, the college is still on probation and […]

What are the feds looking for in Augusta?

What are the feds looking for in Augusta?

When word spread this past week that the U.S. Department of Labor has officially launched an audit of Augusta’s city departments regarding whether the local government is properly following the Fair Labor Standards Act, it got some folks’ attention. An audit by the federal government is no laughing matter. Basically, the Fair Labor Standards Act […]