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Marshall Square: What’s wrong with this picture?

Marshall Square: What’s wrong with this picture?

Remember this past summer when The Insider was blasted by some folks throughout the community for suggesting that the former Marshall Square retirement community’s night concierge Zack Freehof should perhaps refrain from posting Facebook messages about the devastating fire that tragically killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy Carpenter? People thought The Insider should give this “hero” a […]

Is Appling the most conservative town in Georgia?

Is Appling the most conservative town in Georgia?

Right before New Year’s Day, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution did a fascinating story called, “Meet Georgia’s most conservative city.” While most people would consider all of Columbia County one of the most conservative counties in the state, who would have guessed that Appling was identified as the Peach State’s most conservative city? It appeared that The Atlanta […]

Life is not always a cabaret, old chum

Life is not always a cabaret, old chum

Was anyone else confused by the tone of a story a few weeks ago in The Augusta Chronicle about local sex offender Randy Houston Mercer? The headline of the Dec. 18 story written by Sandy Hodson was, “Professional makeup artist gets 30-year prison term for sex with minors.” So far, it sounds bad, as it should. […]