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Calie Cook: Take this job and…

Calie Cook: Take this job and…

When Columbia County hired public relations manager Calie Cook a little over a year ago, the Insider definitely took notice. Not because of the person who was hired in the position, but the fact that the Columbia County Board of Commissioners decided they even needed a public relations manager. After all, the commission meetings are […]

Did Goodman’s PTAC unit cause the Marshall Square fire?

Did Goodman’s PTAC unit cause the Marshall Square fire?

While everyone knows that the state’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has ruled that the deadly fire at the Marshall Square retirement community was “accidental,” local attorneys representing the former residents of the building have always wanted to find the specific source and cause of the fire. For more than a year, speculation […]

Augusta’s “private dancer” gets bounced

Augusta’s “private dancer” gets bounced

Local dancer Sharon Bush Ellison finally got a chance to plead her case before the Augusta Commission this week, and let’s just say, things didn’t go very well. Ellison went before the commission regarding her request for what she was calling an “adult entertainment independent contractor license” that would allow her to dance at private […]