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Charles Walker: Nine months and counting

Charles Walker: Nine months and counting

The countdown has already begun for the much-anticipated release of former state Sen. Charles Walker from federal prison. This week, The Augusta Chronicle shamelessly teased readers by posting a story with the headline, “Charles Walker out of prison,” on its homepage. Walker was far from “out of prison.” He was simply being transferred from the […]

MacKenzie should consider brushing up his resume

MacKenzie should consider brushing up his resume

More than a week has passed since the Augusta Commission voted 7-0 to oust County Administrator Fred Russell. But it is no secret that several commissioners are gunning for General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie to also get the boot. The simple fact that MacKenzie was kicked out of the legal meeting to discuss terminating Russell pretty […]

Come and Sit on Santa’s Lap

Come and Sit on Santa’s Lap

High art The Jail Report ain’t. Neither does it claim to be a serious discourse about the state of our criminal justice system. It’s a bunch of mugshots Publisher Greg Rickabaugh et.al. puts together for your amusement and schadenfreude each week. But, lately, insiders have begun to wonder what kind of an audience Rickabaugh is actually […]