Augusta

The Rocket Has Launched, but in Which Direction?

The Rocket Has Launched, but in Which Direction?

The new black majority on the Augusta Commission took off with its first major decision Monday, and just for kicks and giggles, with white commissioner Grady Smith’s vote added to the mix. The 7-2 vote to hire Augusta native Janice Jackson as the new city administrator was not publicly planned, or widely expected, but it […]

Augusta tied to the Roger Goodell controversy

Augusta tied to the Roger Goodell controversy

As the national media is sinking its teeth into NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and demanding to know when he was aware of the surveillance video showing Ray Rice violently punching his then fiancée in a casino elevator, somehow Augusta has now become part of the story. According to Golf Magazine and several other national news sources, […]

Rumble on the River

Rumble on the River

According to Dr. Frank Carl, a board member of Augusta’s Ports Authority, the slow-moving eviction of Mobile Marine as the operator of the city’s marina is moving forward. “It’s in the process,” he says. “It’s just moving a little slower than I would have hoped.” Part of that slowness is because the marina, which consists […]