Election

A Turbulent Political Season Ahead

A Turbulent Political Season Ahead

If you ask anyone in town about this year’s presidential election, they’ll definitely have an opinion. “This country can’t tolerate another Clinton in the White House,” some folks say. Others will declare, “Anyone but Donald Trump. Seriously. Anyone.” But how many local people realize that there are major elections coming up in Richmond and Columbia […]

Who will have the “Luck of the Irish” in District 7?

Who will have the “Luck of the Irish” in District 7?

St. Patrick’s Day is definitely a strange day for an election. But three candidates in District 7 will be competing this Tuesday for the unexpired term of former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith. And, let’s just say, Augustans seem ready and eager to put the whole Donnie Smith fiasco behind them. After hearing an earful of […]

Election postmortem

Election postmortem

The campaign signs grew up like weeds once again in Columbia County, and now that crews are out harvesting the vacant lots and street corners, it’s time to see if there were any lessons to be learned. Stick ’em in early Wayne Bridges had his signs in the ground before qualifying and it seemed to […]