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What are the feds looking for in Augusta?

What are the feds looking for in Augusta?

When word spread this past week that the U.S. Department of Labor has officially launched an audit of Augusta’s city departments regarding whether the local government is properly following the Fair Labor Standards Act, it got some folks’ attention. An audit by the federal government is no laughing matter. Basically, the Fair Labor Standards Act […]

Cuisine Scene: Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

Cuisine Scene: Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

Where there’s smoke, there’s BBQ. Or, bar-b-q. Or, barbecue. Whatever. Martinez has seen a steady increase in places you can eat smoked meat – the newest, Willie Jewell’s, opened up off Old Petersburg Road right where it crosses over Baston Road, by the railroad tracks. Since its opening in February, it’s already gained loyal customers, […]

Smart Move

Smart Move

So the follow up to last week’s “I hate to see him go, but I get it” column is a message to the new coach of the Georgia Bulldog football team. A message that he will surely never read, but I’m writing it anyway. Coach Smart: Welcome home! Congratulations on your dream job coaching the […]