Richmond County

Who will be hired to takeover Fred Russell’s former gig?

Who will be hired to takeover Fred Russell’s former gig?

This week Augusta commissioners heard from three candidates seeking to become Augusta’s next city administrator: Janice Allen Jackson, the former city manager of Albany, Ga.; Stephen Layson, the chief administrative officer of Bibb County, Ga.; and Oscar Rodriguez, the former town manager of Taos, N.M. All three candidates seem highly qualified, intelligent people who probably […]

The Land of Studies

The Land of Studies

With so much attention recently given to the state of the downtown properties and with many questioning the effectiveness of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to expand the economic opportunities of the area, the presentation of the retail study commissioned by the DDA last week raised some interest, especially among those already skeptical about yet […]

Meet Augusta’s Mayor Hardie Davis

Meet Augusta’s Mayor Hardie Davis

The results are officially in and it was an absolutely stunning victory for mayoral candidate Hardie Davis. After receiving an overwhelming huge percentage of the votes in August’s race for mayor, Davis showed that he was clearly the candidate for the job. Running on the promise that Augustans would always be proud to call him […]