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Commissioners question keeping Sentinel in State Court

Commissioners question keeping Sentinel in State Court

The idea of Richmond County State Court awarding a 2014 contract to Sentinel Offender Services, the private probation company that is currently facing several lawsuits challenging whether private misdemeanor probation is even constitutional, is not sitting well with some Augusta commissioners. “I know that, according to media reports, this particular company has several outstanding and […]

Can the “Golden Blocks” Shine Again?

Can the “Golden Blocks” Shine Again?

As a young child, Neita Coleman spent many long summers in Augusta surrounded by her grandmother and a handful of adoring aunts and uncles in a close-knit community. “About 30 years ago, my aunt used to live off Chestnut Street, right down from Wrightsboro Road,” said Coleman, now 42. “It was years and years ago, […]

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