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Candidates Show Early Interest in Allen’s Vacant Commission Seat

Candidates Show Early Interest in Allen’s Vacant Commission Seat

Columbia County Commission District 3, which was left unrepresented earlier this month when Commissioner Charles Allen stepped down along with his embattled wife, Tax Commissioner Kay Allen, has two early potential candidates officially testing the waters. In the last two weeks, retired businessman Brett McGuire and Evans attorney Mack Taylor each filed a Declaration of […]

Commission Says Kay Allen Should “Step Aside”

Commission Says Kay Allen Should “Step Aside”

The Columbia County Board of Commissioners decided late last week that it had waited as long as possible for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal or federal law enforcement officials to take action regarding the allegations against Tax Commissioner Kay Allen. It was time for commissioners to act. During a special called meeting on Feb. 21, Columbia […]

The Augusta Commission sing “Kumbaya”

The Augusta Commission sing “Kumbaya”

After a week filled with neighbor helping neighbor to get through the aftermath of this city’s devastating ice storm, it appears some of that goodwill has rubbed off on the Augusta Commission. For the past five years, commissioners have debated the results of a $580,000 study of race and gender disparities that was released back […]