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The Life and Death of Broad Street

The Life and Death of Broad Street

Popular restaurants on the upper end of Broad Street such as Farmhaus Burgers, Nacho Mama’s, Mellow Mushroom and Whiskey Bar Kitchen will often have lines out the door during lunchtime. Meanwhile, on the other end of Broad, residents from Richmond Summit linger outside the Section 8 apartment complex, often asking pedestrians walking by for spare […]

Insider: Is Augusta ready for a majority black commission?

Insider: Is Augusta ready for a majority black commission?

When former Augusta Commissioner Matt Aitken won the District 1 race in 2009, many local residents called Aitken’s win, “A new day in Augusta.” Locals, both in the white and black community, were watching to see how Aitken was going to handle becoming one of six white members on the Augusta Commission. Ever since the […]

And the winner is… one Augusta

And the winner is… one Augusta

It has been a wild election year filled with controversies like the Garden City has never seen before. Whether it was the stunning withdrawal from the mayoral race by candidate Helen Blocker-Adams, the reversal in endorsements by The Augusta Chronicle, the change of election dates from November to May or even the highly criticized $194 […]