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Getting Their Money’s Worth

Getting Their Money’s Worth

Here’s a question: when confirmation that an organization is headed in the right direction comes from a group that organization is paying, does that mean they’re really headed in the right direction, or does it mean they’ve hired smart people who know who’s writing the checks? In the case of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), […]

So, what did Donnie Smith do?

So, what did Donnie Smith do?

Locals were stunned this week when the Georgia State Patrol revealed that Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith was placed on administrative leave with pay from his position as a lieutenant with GSP due to a “policy violation.” Smith, who has worked for the GSP for more than 20 years, is now under investigation. Now, it may […]

Checking out

Checking out

A year ago, the Augusta-based East Central Georgia Regional Library System consisted of Richmond, Columbia, Burke, Warren and Lincoln counties. But when Columbia County decided it was tired of paying more than $130,000 in fees to be a part of the system, they broke off and formed their own, the Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library […]