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Is Augusta prepared for an emergency?

Is Augusta prepared for an emergency?

While all eyes have been on the Augusta Fire Department regarding the recent indictment of Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard, there is another problem brewing. During this month’s devastating flooding in South Carolina, some of the public could not help but notice the lack of information coming out of Augusta’s Emergency Management Agency. Especially compared […]

Mayor Davis no longer wants an SUV

Mayor Davis no longer wants an SUV

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis told the Augusta Commission this week that he is no longer interested in his previously requested, city-funded 2016 Ford Explorer. Of course, it didn’t appear like his $29,000 request for an SUV had a chance in, well… let’s just say it, Hades. But, regardless, Davis made an announcement before commissioners this […]

No Ford Explorer for Mayor Davis

No Ford Explorer for Mayor Davis

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis’ request for a new, city-funded 2016 Ford Explorer went up in smoke this week. It literally went absolutely nowhere. During the Augusta Commission’s finance committee on Tuesday, the city’s fleet management division was given the grim task of requesting on behalf of the mayor’s office the new Ford Explorer for the […]