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Checking out

Checking out

A year ago, the Augusta-based East Central Georgia Regional Library System consisted of Richmond, Columbia, Burke, Warren and Lincoln counties. But when Columbia County decided it was tired of paying more than $130,000 in fees to be a part of the system, they broke off and formed their own, the Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library […]

Long Adds to His List of Titles

Long Adds to His List of Titles

John R.B. “Jack” Long of John R.B. Long P.C., better known as Paige Tucker of NBC 26’s husband, was installed as president-elect of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 6 during the organization’s annual meeting. He was sworn in by Justice Keith Blackwell of the Supreme Court of […]

The downfall of Tim Shelnut

The downfall of Tim Shelnut

About 15 years ago, Tim Shelnut was flying high. Once a high school dropout, he became known as one of the richest men in the Augusta area. Shelnut often boasted that he had been involved in the “financial-services industry” for more than 30 years. In the late 1980s and 1990s, he spent 14 years as […]