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Local Network

If you are using events on Facebook to discover what’s happening in your area, you’re not alone. According to the Social Network, 400 million people are doing the same and with a focus on growing hyper-local economies. The yield? “Nearly 30% of all the events people connect to — like concerts, community events and special […]

Columbia County Gets Mutual Aid from Augusta

Columbia County Gets Mutual Aid from Augusta

Almost one month after the devastating fire that destroyed the Marshall Square retirement community and tragically killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy Carpenter, the Columbia County Board of Commissioners is considering adopting a mutual aid agreement with the city of Augusta. Under this agreement, the Columbia County Fire Services Division could call on the Augusta-Richmond County Fire […]

Commissioners debate the future of Regency Mall

Commissioners debate the future of Regency Mall

With an overinflated asking price of $50 million, Augusta commissioners say it is time to seriously discuss their options to push the owners of the former Regency Mall site into doing something with the property or… well, get off the pot. “This mall is an ugly eyesore to the people who live in the community […]