Columbia County

Calie Cook: Take this job and…

Calie Cook: Take this job and…

When Columbia County hired public relations manager Calie Cook a little over a year ago, the Insider definitely took notice. Not because of the person who was hired in the position, but the fact that the Columbia County Board of Commissioners decided they even needed a public relations manager. After all, the commission meetings are […]

We Didn’t Start the Fire… But We’re To Blame

We Didn’t Start the Fire… But We’re To Blame

Over the past year, the Insider has pointed out numerous problems and concerns with not only the construction of the Marshall Square retirement community and the management of the Evans facility, but also Columbia County’s response to the tragic fire of June 2, 2015. At times, it was difficult to even relay the inadequacies of […]

Get ready for the July runoff

Get ready for the July runoff

This week’s election proved that Augusta-Richmond County is definitely an entirely different town than it was 20 years ago. First off, it was a bad week for those with ties to the former political powerhouse, state Sen. Charles Walker. To many people’s surprise, attorney Monique Walker, who also happens to be the daughter of the […]