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The Blame game Is Alive and Well in Augusta

The Blame game Is Alive and Well in Augusta

It’s summer time and, for Yvonne Gentry, Augusta’s disadvantaged business coordinator, there appears to be blood in the water. During a presentation before the Augusta Commission this week about a “path forward” on how the city should proceed in the implementation of the 2009 disparity study, Gentry walked up to the podium full of confidence. […]

Glass Houses

Glass Houses

During election years, allegations fly — that’s a given — and for years, long before he started campaigning for the post of Columbia County Commission chairman, local builder Jim Bartley has been on the pitching end of many such fastballs, most of them directed at his current opponent, incumbent Ron Cross. The last time Cross […]

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 […]