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Giving Public Safety Officers a Bad Name

Giving Public Safety Officers a Bad Name

It was bad enough when the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that veteran members of the sheriff’s office and Columbia County Fire Rescue were allegedly involved in a crime involving a wreck on I-20 this past weekend. But now it appears some firefighters from Richmond County may also be involved in the incident. […]

Goodbye, NBC 26 Today

Goodbye, NBC 26 Today

When fans of NBC 26 Today tuned in to see their favorite morning anchors, Barclay Bishop and Jay Jefferies, on Tuesday morning, many Augustans were crushed. There was no smiling Barclay and no joking Jay. The two beloved morning anchors were gone. The news station was immediately flooded with complaints and dozens of comments began […]

What will it take?

What will it take?

Here the Augusta Commission goes again, preparing to extend a contract with the private probation company, Sentinel Offender Services, for another year. Do any of the commissioners even care that the private probation company is facing more than a dozen lawsuits being considered by the Georgia Supreme Court? Just this past week, the American Bar […]