Augusta

Who’s allowed in Augusta’s legal meetings?

Who’s allowed in Augusta’s legal meetings?

In a three-hour meeting where the Augusta Commission narrowly approved implementing the controversial stormwater utility fee with a tight 6-4 vote, it is not surprising that tensions were high and blood sugars were low by the end of the day. During a late afternoon discussion about which individuals are actually authorized to attend the city’s […]

Is Columbia County the true Eagleton?

Is Columbia County the true Eagleton?

For fans of the hit NBC comedy Parks and Recreation starring actress Amy Poehler as city employee Leslie Knope, you’ll appreciate this comparison. But, for those of you who don’t know anything about the show, here’s a little history: Parks and Recreation is about a fictional town in south-central Indiana called Pawnee. It’s a quirky little town […]

Tapping Into Downtown’s Future

Tapping Into Downtown’s Future

A total of 73 taps. More than 50 beer taps, 10 wine taps, five craft soda taps and five custom-made cocktail taps. The beers range from regional brews like Bergey Brown, an American brown ale-style beer brewed by Grumpy Old Men Brewing in Blue Ridge, Ga., to Apex Predator, a farmhouse ale-style beer brewed by […]