Augusta

The Deans’ last “big hope”

The Deans’ last “big hope”

It was Halloween, and Renee Dean was busy in her Harlem home helping her two youngest boys get dressed in their costumes. The phone rang. It was her husband’s attorney, Pete Theodocion, calling. She answered the phone only to learn that Superior Court Judge James Blanchard Jr. had denied a request by her husband, former […]

You don’t have to go all out to pay it forward

You don’t have to go all out to pay it forward

I don’t always go to Starbucks, but when I do, someone pays for my coffee. Well, not every time, but it seems that way lately. We were out of coffee at home, so I dropped the kids at school and went to the long drive-thru line wrapping around the shop. “Welcome to Starbucks. How can […]

Dr. Frankenstein Has Killed His Own Creation

Dr. Frankenstein Has Killed His Own Creation

Fred Russell is a nice guy. He is a nice guy who I hope lives in good health for the next 100 years. There, now that I got that out of the way, it is time to bury Caesar, not to praise him. Let me set the record straight: While the Augusta city administrator should […]