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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 […]

The deed is done: Fred Russell is gone

The deed is done: Fred Russell is gone

So, after more than a decade working in Augusta-Richmond County, City Administrator Fred Russell is out. And while many people are talking about what a huge surprise it was that Russell was fired, that’s not exactly true. Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams has been talking about getting rid of Russell for years and he definitely pumped […]