All of a sudden members of the Augusta Commission are feeling awfully generous this week with $80,000 of taxpayer money. But these taxpayer dollars aren’t headed to improve city departments. Instead, six Augusta commissioners this week decided to provide four local nonprofits with $20,000 each. Those nonprofits slated to receive the money are the Bethlehem […]
The local news stations have been hard to watch lately. As the Insider pointed out earlier this week, WAGT NBC 26’s parent company, Schurz Communications, sold its local television station to Gray Television. Gray Television also happens to own the local CBS affiliate, WRDW Channel 12. Upon completion of that sale on Tuesday, Gray Television […]
It’s official, beer fans! Riverwatch Brewery in Augusta has finally received all the state and federal licensing it needed to officially begin its locally brewed beer right here in the Garden City. It will be the city’s first locally owned and operated packaging brewery since the demise of the Augusta Brewing Company. “We are so […]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]