Augusta Commission

Does South Augusta really suck?

Does South Augusta really suck?

With all of this talk about what to do with the former Regency Mall site and how development of the property could transform south Augusta, it reminded us of a feature story that ran in the summer of 2000. This story, which was entitled, “Does South Augusta really suck?” asked many of the same questions […]

Public housing at Regency Mall?

Public housing at Regency Mall?

It’s definitely commendable that Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett refuses to let the former Regency Mall site fade into distant memory, but the fact is, it’s time to move on. The fate of the former shopping center in south Augusta has to be a private-sector problem. Commissioners from south Augusta can’t continue to obsess about the […]

Sean Frantom Attracting Attention

Sean Frantom Attracting Attention

By receiving 43 percent of the vote in the District 7 race this past week, Augusta Commission candidate Sean Frantom has caught the attention of a lot of folks in the Garden City. While Frantom still has an uphill battle facing his opponent, appointed Augusta Commissioner Louis “Hap” Harris, in a runoff for the District […]