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How Much Quality of Life Can One County Afford?

How Much Quality of Life Can One County Afford?

If you thought $150,000 for a military monument was something, take a look at what Columbia County wants to do now. In case you haven’t heard, Columbia County has released its list of projects for the 2017-2022 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), and it’s heavy — heavy — on those things that keep […]

Website Targets Paine College President George Bradley

Website Targets Paine College President George Bradley

A recently created website, thepaineproject.net, which claims to be created by some Paine College alumni, staff, faculty and students at Augusta’s historically African-American college, has apparently had enough of President George Bradley. The website is demanding the immediate ouster of Bradley and his administration from Paine College. And the website does not mince words. “Since […]

More Loan Drama

More Loan Drama

After taking a tour of the Laney-Walker/Bethlehem redevelopment area and visiting some of the individual properties, members of the commission-appointed Urban Redevelopment Agency voted on a $2.5 million bridge loan which they were told was necessary to keep the redevelopment project moving forward. That approval eventually came, but what most likely would have been a […]