Augusta

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 […]

The “religious liberty” feud comes to Augusta

The “religious liberty” feud comes to Augusta

For a brief moment, a group gathered in the city of Augusta got a lot of attention this week. But it’s probably not for what you think. For once, it has nothing to do with golf or the Godfather of Soul. Everyone will probably remember this past April when Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal made the […]

Get ready for the July runoff

Get ready for the July runoff

This week’s election proved that Augusta-Richmond County is definitely an entirely different town than it was 20 years ago. First off, it was a bad week for those with ties to the former political powerhouse, state Sen. Charles Walker. To many people’s surprise, attorney Monique Walker, who also happens to be the daughter of the […]