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Get on the Good Foot, Augusta

Get on the Good Foot, Augusta

For those Augustans who always insist on complaining about the downtown area, it’s time to step up, listen to the city’s future plans and let your thoughts be heard. Starting next week, the city of Augusta will hold three public meetings to solicit input from local residents and business owners regarding future improvements to downtown […]

The Augusta Commission’s Deep Pockets

The Augusta Commission’s Deep Pockets

All of a sudden members of the Augusta Commission are feeling awfully generous this week with $80,000 of taxpayer money. But these taxpayer dollars aren’t headed to improve city departments. Instead, six Augusta commissioners this week decided to provide four local nonprofits with $20,000 each. Those nonprofits slated to receive the money are the Bethlehem […]

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. […]