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GUEST COLUMN: A View From the Sidelines

GUEST COLUMN: A View From the Sidelines

As most of you know, my father, Wright McLeod, ran for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. My family and I walked away from the race disappointed, proud and much more informed about people, politics and patriotism. So here I am to share a few observations about what I wish I […]

Martha Burk, Meet Tony Favero

Martha Burk, Meet Tony Favero

Last week we published a Thumbs Down about people who view Augusta from the outside and get things completely wrong. “To David Livingston,” we wrote, “columnist for Sky Sports, who wrote a story about Augusta’s downtown during the Masters. It was supposed to be folksy and informative; instead, it was outdated, condescending and, in more […]

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

Kay Allen, the disgraced, imperious former Columbia County tax commissioner who ran roughshod over the county and the officials who were helpless to stop her for longer than most can remember, may have withdrawn from the public gaze, but her presence continues to haunt the county. What do you expect from somebody who spent most […]