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Columbia County’s skatepark suddenly hit the wall

Columbia County’s skatepark suddenly hit the wall

Talk about speaking too soon. A few weeks ago, the Insider praised Columbia County for its plans to develop a new state-of-the-art BMX and skatepark at Blanchard Woods Park in Evans. The word on the street was that the construction bids had recently come back and the county was reviewing them with plans to possibly […]

Democrat Jason Carter will stir things up

Democrat Jason Carter will stir things up

For the first time in years, there is some genuine excitement over Georgia’s race for governor. Late last week, Jason Carter, Democrat and Georgia state senator, announced that he plans to run for the state’s top seat in 2014. As the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, it is almost certain that Jason Carter, 38, […]

Whose place is it to protect and serve?

Whose place is it to protect and serve?

Criticism of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Department and the local court system has been coming hot and heavy in the wake of last weekend’s murder/suicide involving a 67-year-old mentally disturbed grandfather and his 16-year-old grandson. While shock, heartbreak and confusion are certainly understandable in the aftermath of such a horrific event, misplaced blame is certainly […]