Paul Simon

The Art of Defending Billy Morris

The Art of Defending Billy Morris

Some of our longtime readers were quite perplexed by our recent cover story featuring Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC. In the story, Simon sat down with the Metro Spirit to explain his recent proposal to the city to expand the Augusta Common and Augusta Riverfront’s wish to build a new 130-room downtown hotel. Many […]

The Negotiator

The Negotiator

Whenever Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC, presents a proposal to the city of Augusta, he never expects it to be easy. In fact, Simon says he has become accustomed to preparing for an uphill battle. But the one thing the 84-year-old businessman does ask for when pitching a proposal before the Augusta Commission […]

The return of Paul Simon

The return of Paul Simon

Local residents beware: Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC, has returned with a new pitch. This time this savvy spokesperson for William S. Morris III, publisher of The Augusta Chronicle, is proposing to expand the Augusta Common. But, as with all of Simon’s deals, there is always a catch. According to the proposal outlined […]