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Deke Leading the Charge?

Deke Leading the Charge?

Since when did Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver become such a powerful player on the Augusta Commission? Late last week, Copenhaver achieved the seemingly impossible by convincing six Augusta commissioners to approve a $194 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) package that will be considered by voters on the May 20 ballot. Now, granted, […]

Augusta Firefighters Demand Change

Augusta Firefighters Demand Change

While most people have tipped their hats to the city and the Augusta Fire Department for their handling of the aftermath of last month’s devastating ice storm, not everyone is singing the city’s praises. The Augusta Professional Fire Fighters Association sent out a notice to city leaders this week stating that while the organization appreciates […]

Get Ready Augusta! Here Comes Master’s Week AugustaPalooza

Get Ready Augusta! Here Comes Master’s Week AugustaPalooza

Local promoter Charles Collins Jr. apparently has no shame. Despite the fact that Collins’ concert last fall called Rock-N-Country Music Bash at the Columbia County Fairgrounds was a complete embarrassment and a total disaster, it appears he is back to his old tricks with the announcement of a new music festival during Masters Week. Under […]