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‘The Metro Courier’ standing strong for 30 years

While the late James Brown may forever hold the title of the hardest working man in show business, Barbara Gordon is, by far, the hardest working woman in Augusta. Maybe even the CSRA. As publisher of The Metro Courier for past 30 years, Gordon has dedicated her life to informing, inspiring and serving Augusta’s black […]

Commissioners question keeping Sentinel in State Court

Commissioners question keeping Sentinel in State Court

INTERESTING READ FROM SEPTEMBER 17, 2013. STAY TUNED FOR THE SUNDAY READ. 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 […]

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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