When the Augusta Commission voted earlier this month to increase the entry-level salary of firefighters more than $3,000 to about $30,000 a year, there was a lot of grumbling going on across Richmond County. Employees throughout the Municipal Building, who have been waiting years for a raise, were clearly upset. Underpaid deputies in the Richmond […]
How smart is it for a town our size to have so many government entities at odds with each other? The answer is simple: It’s beyond ridiculous. Whether it is the dispute between the Augusta Fire Department and the private ambulance company, Gold Cross EMS, or the disagreement between officials at Augusta Regional Airport and […]
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