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Connecting Ideas

Connecting Ideas

The nonprofit TED has been holding conferences for 26 years and has given speakers of all kinds and from all fields a chance to give “the talk of their lives” in 18 minutes or less. In recent years, these TEDTalks have become increasing popular, so, naturally, the community was more than a little impressed when […]

The Stormy Year of 2014

The Stormy Year of 2014

While the national press is calling 2014 the “Year of the Rear” because the public couldn’t escape celebrities such as Kim Kardashian showing off their… let’s just say, assets, Augusta proved it has some pretty spectacular jackasses as well. Whether it was damaging scandals, contentious elections, fraudulent scams, devastating ice storms or abrupt resignations, 2014 […]

Mayor and Commissioners Say a Final Farewell

Mayor and Commissioners Say a Final Farewell

In a day that began with the announcement of another department head — Gary LeTellier, executive director of Augusta Regional Airport — had resigned from his position effective Feb. 1, it appeared that it would be a difficult final meeting for Mayor Deke Copenhaver and the two lame duck commissioners. But as soon as the […]