Richmond County

Historic Summerville with a Taste of Tara

Historic Summerville with a Taste of Tara

Though this year marks the 37th Annual Tour of Homes in Summerville, organizers promise it won’t be the same old tour. “There are a lot of changes this year,” says Tara Conway, who is heading up this year’s tour, which is put on by the Summerville Neighborhood Association. “We’re trying to take it back to […]

No energy excise tax for Richmond County

No energy excise tax for Richmond County

After rumors of vote trading the past few weeks in an attempt to approve an energy excise tax on local manufacturers, Augusta commissioners reversed that trend and opted to be one of the 159 counties in Georgia to reject the new tax. In a huge reversal, Augusta commissioners voted 8-0 not to implement the energy […]

Serious horse-trading going down on the Augusta Commission

Serious horse-trading going down on the Augusta Commission

“There are things that have to be done and you do them and you never talk about them. You don’t try to justify them. They can’t be justified. You just do them. Then you forget it.”— “The Godfather” It appears Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams has found himself a new “twin brother.” Too bad Williams’ new […]