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Bruce Jenner and the Peach State

Bruce Jenner and the Peach State

What does gold-medal Olympian Bruce Jenner and the Peach State have in common? The question sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it’s not. Both Bruce Jenner and the state of Georgia are having to come to terms with the meaning of “transgender” and how transgender people are treated in society. Just weeks […]

Fudging the truth works in Augusta

Fudging the truth works in Augusta

When Augusta commissioners approved the development of a new gated community off Berckmans Road last week by the sports event management company Byrom plc, did they really expect the public to believe the homes would “strictly” be used for residential purposes, like the company claimed? Sure, fellas. These seven 3,500-square-foot homes will be owned by […]

Old meets new: Is it Frantom time?

Old meets new: Is it Frantom time?

As the newly elected District 7 commissioner Sean Frantom was sworn into office this week, it was interesting to watch him take his seat next to his new colleagues, many of whom are twice his age. Whatever you want to say about Frantom, this 36-year-old commissioner has proven the people of District 7 take him […]