Richmond County

What exactly is the Augusta Regional Collaboration?

What exactly is the Augusta Regional Collaboration?

If you ask most citizens in the CSRA what the Augusta Regional Collaboration Corporation, or ARC for short, is you will mainly get blank stares in return. While Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver created ARC back in 2012, the goal of the organization has always been somewhat vague to the general public. ARC’s own website leaves […]

An Open Letter to Augusta’s New School Superintendent

An Open Letter to Augusta’s New School Superintendent

Dear Dr. Pringle: First of all, welcome to our fine community. I recommend the barbecue at Sconyers, the crawfish étouffée at French Market Grille, the coffee at Metro, and the cold beer at Stillwater Taproom. You may need a few of those beers. You will find that the serious-minded people of the CSRA will back […]

Richmond County Tax Increase Just Passed

Richmond County Tax Increase Just Passed

The Augusta Richmond County Commission just voted 5-5 for the 1.75 millage increase. Mayor Copenhaver had to break the tie. He voted for the millage increase. Newly appointed commissioner Ben Hasan ( at 11:30 this morning) and Mayor Deke are not too popular right now. Story developing…