Augusta

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 […]

Augusta Riverfront tries to sell its chiller deal

Augusta Riverfront tries to sell its chiller deal

When Augusta Riverfront President Paul Simon went before the Augusta Commission last month requesting that his company be allowed to purchase a centralized chiller plant to cool both the Marriott Hotel and the city-owned convention center, he thought it would be an easy sell. After all, Augusta Riverfront would purchase the chiller and pay for […]