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An Open Letter to Augusta’s New School Superintendent

An Open Letter to Augusta’s New School Superintendent

Dear Dr. Pringle: First of all, welcome to our fine community. I recommend the barbecue at Sconyers, the crawfish étouffée at French Market Grille, the coffee at Metro, and the cold beer at Stillwater Taproom. You may need a few of those beers. You will find that the serious-minded people of the CSRA will back […]

Residents of Hyde Park remain “trapped”

Residents of Hyde Park remain “trapped”

About two years ago, the Augusta Commission approved a $475,00 plan to relocate residents of the Hyde Park neighborhood. While the city plans to eventually construct a retention pond on the neighborhood’s current site, the relocation of these residents have been decades in the making. And Rev. Charles Utley, a long-time Hyde Park resident and […]

Who’s Responsible for the Riverwalk Sinkhole?

Who’s Responsible for the Riverwalk Sinkhole?

A sinkhole has developed along the Riverwalk below the Morris Museum of Art, and one Augusta resident is pointing his finger at the city. According to Ken Kehr, sprinklers in the area ran for 72 hours straight the weekend of August 24-25, causing a hole to develop next to the seawall that has since been […]