Augusta

Goolsby’s Fight Against the Golf Hall of Fame

Goolsby’s Fight Against the Golf Hall of Fame

This past week, the Metro Spirit ran a cover story about the long, sordid history of the former Georgia Golf Hall of Fame property on Reynolds Street. After reading the feature, several local citizens recalled the story of Mildred Goolsby, who once owned the Riverwatch Convenience Store, formerly Mildred’s Lottery, on 13 St. in downtown Augusta. […]

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 […]

Neighbor vs. neighbor in the State Court judicial race

Neighbor vs. neighbor in the State Court judicial race

A recent letter to the editor published in The Metro Courier has stirred up some hard feelings between Augusta neighbors from the Grand Boulevard area. A few weeks ago, local resident Betty Harrison wrote a critical letter denouncing Robert “Bo” Hunter III, candidate for the State Court seat vacated by Judge John Flythe. Harrison, a supporter […]