Augusta

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 […]

Examining Death

Examining Death

When Columbia County Medical Examiner Dr. Butch Garrison resigned about three months ago, Coroner Vernon Collins saw an opportunity to give his staff a raise. “I met with [County Administrator] Scott Johnson and made him aware that we didn’t have a medical examiner anymore and that I didn’t feel the need for one, since I […]

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Ride Again

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Ride Again

On Aug. 23 and Aug. 24, Columbia County’s Wildwood Park will play host to the inaugural Wildwood Games, an outdoor sports event that county leaders hope will become a benchmark weekend of athletic competition every bit as noteworthy as others in the area. But is Columbia County striving for greatness or simply riding the coattails […]