downtown Augusta

‘Tis the Season for Catering

‘Tis the Season for Catering

Ever since he was a small child, Robert Williams has loved cooking for people. “I have literally enjoyed cooking for as long as I can remember,” says Williams, owner of Roux’s Catering in downtown Augusta. “It has been very much a part of my life from early, early on. I can remember being as young […]

Bonnie Ruben buried herself

Bonnie Ruben buried herself

With the very real possibility of facing a major legal battle with the city of Augusta over the conditions of the former J.C. Penney building and the former Bayou restaurant, you would think that downtown property owner Bonnie Ruben would try to keep a low profile. Think again. Last month, Ruben apparently decided it was […]

Sunday Insider: Downtown Augusta deserves better

Sunday Insider: Downtown Augusta deserves better

Augusta commissioners are faced with a big dilemma. The city’s Urban Redevelopment Agency, which is the body established to issue a $28.5 million revenue bond to finance the Municipal Building’s ongoing renovations, has three members that must be replaced because they already serve on other city boards or authorities. URA Chairman Henry Ingram, Augusta Technical […]