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Low blood sugar impacting SPLOST list

Low blood sugar impacting SPLOST list

In a week where Augusta commissioners spent hours and hours discussing every dollar on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list scheduled to go before voters in November, many county departments and local organizations didn’t get the money they requested. But one department definitely got the short end of the stick. Not because this […]

Meet Professor John Barrow

Meet Professor John Barrow

Starting next Monday, thousands of students will begin the fall semester at University of Georgia. But imagine walking into your new political science class and seeing John Barrow’s mug up behind the podium. Yep. Beginning next week, former U.S. Rep. John Barrow will become a “Scholar in Residence” at the University of Georgia School of […]

Mayor warns: Don’t play games with SPLOST

Mayor warns: Don’t play games with SPLOST

Around this time last year, the Augusta Commission insisted that it had learned its lesson after voters rejected the proposed $194.3 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list. Voters last May sent commissioners a clear message: The next phase of SPLOST needs to fund the city’s infrastructure needs, not the community’s “wants.” Citizens laughed […]