Augustans better pray that Richmond County never faces a catastrophic emergency after 5 p.m. or this county might be in a world of hurt. To say this week’s “spike in turbidity” at Augusta Utilities Department’s Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant and resulting boil water advisory were not handled very well is a huge understatement. Let’s […]
All across the country, tiny houses for the homeless have become a growing trend. It appears the idea is starting to take off in Augusta for homeless veterans thanks to the generosity of the local company, Molly Pond Lumber. This past week, WRDW News Channel 12 did an awesome story about Molly Pond Lumber already […]
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Let’s just say, it has been a long, strange week in Augusta, Ga. It all began with a full-day commission retreat on Monday arranged by Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis at The Foundation Club on Azalea Drive right across from the Augusta National. The facilitator for the retreat was Atlanta mediator [...]
Hearts were heavy this week after Augustans learned Heinz Sowinski, known to so many as Chef Heinz around town, had passed away at Emory University on Tuesday. For anyone who has ever sat down and enjoyed a meal at La Maison on Telfair, they knew the enormous talent of this brilliant chef. But [...]
Non-governmental organizations such as the Imperial Theatre, Augusta Family Y, Paine College and the Augusta Mini Theatre will not be a part of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list scheduled to go before voters in November. But the debate among Augusta commissioners to include or [...]
After more than a decade on the job, Barry Smith, Columbia County’s director of Community and Leisure Services, submitted a resignation letter this week that is one sentence long. “Effective July 27, 2015, I hereby submit my resignation as Director of Community & Leisure Services with [...]
In a three-hour meeting where the Augusta Commission narrowly approved implementing the controversial stormwater utility fee with a tight 6-4 vote, it is not surprising that tensions were high and blood sugars were low by the end of the day. During a late afternoon discussion about which [...]