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Pounding the Augusta Commission over gas?

Pounding the Augusta Commission over gas?

It’s that time of year again, folks. Nope. The Insider isn’t referring to the downtown fair or the Halloween season, but rather The Augusta Chronicle’s annual review of the city-issued gas cards. Each year, the newspaper tries its best to paint Augusta commissioners as clowns or devils by revealing exactly how much each local official […]

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 […]