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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 […]

ACS tradition gains popularity every year

ACS tradition gains popularity every year

The Augusta Choral Society will perform its annual Christmas concert Saturday December 14, at Saint Paul’s Church. The “Messiah and More” performance will feature highlights from Handel’s “Messiah,” as well as other Christmas favorites. The concert will be in two parts, said Carolyn Dolen, the executive director for the Augusta Choral Society. The first half […]

Behind the scenes of Fred Russell’s firing

Behind the scenes of Fred Russell’s firing

Each of the seven Augusta commissioners involved in the firing of Fred Russell kept saying pretty much the same thing about the city administrator’s abrupt departure: “It’s not a personal thing with Fred. We like Fred.” That’s easy for them to say when you are not the one being fired. As long-time readers of the […]