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Embarrassing Mayor Hardie Davis

Embarrassing Mayor Hardie Davis

When the Augusta Commission met last week for a full-day retreat at The Foundation Club on Azalea Drive, the Insider joked about whether the group would ever be able to sing “Kumbaya.” The answer is a definitive, “No.” Seriously. There is no doubt about it. Why, you ask? Well, the weekend before the Augusta Commission […]

Bob Young calls off his campaign

Bob Young calls off his campaign

That’s it?!? For the past few months, former Augusta Mayor Bob Young has publicly said he will seek the Georgia House District 123 seat currently held by Republican Barbara Sims. Young said his platform would be centered around introducing legislation to change the name of Georgia Regents University to the University of Augusta and he […]

What does Augusta University really mean?

What does Augusta University really mean?

For many people throughout this area, the announcement that Georgia Regents University has been renamed Augusta University was cause for massive celebration. It was like sunshine, rainbows, fluffy kittens, warm apple pie, a soaring bald eagle and a pot of gold all wrapped up in one big shiny bow. However, there is another large segment […]