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A Turbulent Political Season Ahead

A Turbulent Political Season Ahead

If you ask anyone in town about this year’s presidential election, they’ll definitely have an opinion. “This country can’t tolerate another Clinton in the White House,” some folks say. Others will declare, “Anyone but Donald Trump. Seriously. Anyone.” But how many local people realize that there are major elections coming up in Richmond and Columbia […]

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 […]