Columbia County

New York in June

New York in June

Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra, loved to sing about it: New York, New York. “Start spreading the news, I’m leaving today. I want to be a part of it, New York, New York.” Apparently, Sinatra isn’t the only one who wants to be a part of the Big Apple. In early June, a handful […]

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 09:  The top of the Circus Circus hotel-casino marquee is seen November 9, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Circus has Arrived in District 122

Just last week, the Insider pounced (and deservedly so) on Columbia County Commissioner Mack Taylor for announcing that he intends to resign from his District 3 commission seat in order to run for former state Rep. Ben Harbin’s District 122 seat. Taylor just didn’t seem prepared, experienced enough or have anything to bring to the […]

Columbia County Gets Mutual Aid from Augusta

Columbia County Gets Mutual Aid from Augusta

Almost one month after the devastating fire that destroyed the Marshall Square retirement community and tragically killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy Carpenter, the Columbia County Board of Commissioners is considering adopting a mutual aid agreement with the city of Augusta. Under this agreement, the Columbia County Fire Services Division could call on the Augusta-Richmond County Fire […]