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Paine College is suffering serious pains

Paine College is suffering serious pains

This week, Paine College launched its “Build it Back: Rally to Save Paine College Campaign” promising to get the university back on track after it was recently unable to make its scheduled payroll for some employees. It was grim news for Augusta’s historically African-American college. Over the past few years, Paine College has financially stumbled […]

Voters let their voices be heard

Voters let their voices be heard

The voters in Richmond and Columbia counties have spoken and what they said during the Nov. 3 election speaks volumes. While many Richmond County citizens have expressed great frustration with the Augusta Commission, voters decided to continue to invest in Augusta by supporting the $215 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list. This year’s […]

Attack on the Augusta Watchdogs

Attack on the Augusta Watchdogs

Some locals were surprised this past week by the sudden disappearance of the Augusta Watchdogs’ Facebook page. For those unfamiliar with Augusta Watchdogs, it was a group page on Facebook that discussed a variety of issues facing the Garden City. The Facebook page, primarily led by Harrisburg resident and former Augusta mayoral candidate Lori Davis, […]