Augusta

Rumble on the River

Rumble on the River

According to Dr. Frank Carl, a board member of Augusta’s Ports Authority, the slow-moving eviction of Mobile Marine as the operator of the city’s marina is moving forward. “It’s in the process,” he says. “It’s just moving a little slower than I would have hoped.” Part of that slowness is because the marina, which consists […]

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 […]