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Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

As everyone is enjoying their long Labor Day weekend, people should remember the fact that next Sunday will be 15 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. It’s hard to believe, but many school-age children weren’t alive or have no recollection of that terrible day. They know very little about the […]

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, […]