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Emergency at the Augusta Fire Department

Emergency at the Augusta Fire Department

The Augusta Fire Department can’t catch a break. Back in August, The Insider told readers that federal investigators raided the fire department and began collecting files and computers. Investigators with the FBI were searching records relating to Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard who had been placed on paid administrative leave. The Insider told readers that […]

Tragedy at Marshall Square

Tragedy at Marshall Square

The screeching sound of a fire alarm and smoke filling the halls is what many of the more than 80 residents of the Marshall Square retirement community woke to just after 3 a.m. last Tuesday. As the residents were evacuated from the three-story building, they sat in metal folding chairs in front of the retirement […]

Sunday Insider: A county at odds

Sunday Insider: A county at odds

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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