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So is Augusta’s Computer-Gate Finally Over?

So is Augusta’s Computer-Gate Finally Over?

For the past several months, Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams has been driving his colleagues crazy, demanding an investigation into computer files that were allegedly deleted off of former City Administrator Fred Russell’s computer. Williams keeps insisting that the last thing the Augusta Commission should be afraid of is the truth. “Mr. Russell was in a […]

Deke Leading the Charge?

Deke Leading the Charge?

Since when did Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver become such a powerful player on the Augusta Commission? Late last week, Copenhaver achieved the seemingly impossible by convincing six Augusta commissioners to approve a $194 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) package that will be considered by voters on the May 20 ballot. Now, granted, […]

Augusta Firefighters Demand Change

Augusta Firefighters Demand Change

While most people have tipped their hats to the city and the Augusta Fire Department for their handling of the aftermath of last month’s devastating ice storm, not everyone is singing the city’s praises. The Augusta Professional Fire Fighters Association sent out a notice to city leaders this week stating that while the organization appreciates […]