Augusta

Operation Thunder is killing downtown Augusta

Operation Thunder is killing downtown Augusta

No one will argue that saving lives is not a serious business. This past weekend, Operation Thunder — the three-month campaign which began on February 14 to help rein in dangerous drivers throughout Augusta-Richmond County— returned to the Garden City’s streets. Officers were out in full force and their demeanor along these checkpoints, while polite, […]

Ron Cross may have some competition?

Ron Cross may have some competition?

While qualifying for local elections in Columbia County doesn’t take place until next year, insiders are already talking about the fact that Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross will likely have some competition this time around. And this newly proposed candidate is no stranger to Cross. Back in 2010, when Cross also faced a challenger […]

Respecting Augusta or Erasing History?

Respecting Augusta or Erasing History?

It all started with a simple walk down Broad Street. Ever since moving to Augusta from Washington, D.C., about a year ago, Marin Rose Correa and her husband love strolling around downtown, exploring the city they now call home. “We spend a lot of time downtown and I always stop and read any of the […]