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A Crazy Start to the Augusta Commission’s New Year

A Crazy Start to the Augusta Commission’s New Year

The Augusta Commission rang in the New Year like only the Augusta Commission can with bickering, finger pointing and the slamming of a gavel. If the commission’s first meeting of 2014 is any indication of the year to come, Augustans better brace themselves. The meeting began on a positive note with the Augusta Commission unanimously […]

Fred Russell for mayor? Um… no.

Fred Russell for mayor? Um… no.

There have been wild rumors this week down at the Marble Palace that recently fired City Administrator Fred Russell is considering a run for mayor. What in the world? Augustans can only hope this is a bad joke that county employees are spreading around town to simply make Russell’s awkward exit a little less uncomfortable. […]

Who will respond in an emergency?

Who will respond in an emergency?

If someone is badly injured or experiencing tremendous pain, it is an emergency and most people’s first instinct is to immediately call 911. After all, there is nothing more gratifying than the sound of an ambulance siren when a person is in desperate need of help. But ever since the beginning of 2014, most Augustans […]