Augusta

20th anniversary of Augusta’s half-baked charter

20th anniversary of Augusta’s half-baked charter

The consolidation of Augusta and Richmond County is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary and, let’s just say, it’s been a bumpy ride. Over the years, a lot of attention has been given to the turbulent relationship among members of the Augusta Commission. But, with 10 commissioners representing completely different regions of Richmond County and […]

My Love-Hate Relationship with Austin Rhodes

My Love-Hate Relationship with Austin Rhodes

I met Austin Rhodes several months ago. He invited me to speak on his radio show about an essay that I published on Facebook. The essay was a criticism of how he responded to an incident involving a local teenager who committed a very serious crime. In a sense, my criticism was an appeal to […]

Trick-or-Treat

Trick-or-Treat

Doing good isn’t easy in this town. Not only are there a lot of different organizations jumping up and down trying to get you to do good with them, but every now and then you’ll have an issue with an organization or an individual that just doesn’t shake out the way you think it ought […]