Richmond County

Time to Move Beyond Regency Mall

Time to Move Beyond Regency Mall

Almost every year for the past 20 years, the subject of the former site of Regency Mall rears its ugly head. This year is no exception. Before Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett leaves office at the end of this year, he is attempting to make one final stab at trying to turn that vacant piece of […]

The Failing Grade

The Failing Grade

There is no doubt that the stigma of having almost 20 public schools labeled as “chronically failing” has hurt Richmond County. Over the past decade, new residents moving into the area with school-age children have flooded into surrounding counties rather than gambling on their child’s future with the Richmond County school system. But Augusta is […]

Neighbor vs. neighbor in the State Court judicial race

Neighbor vs. neighbor in the State Court judicial race

A recent letter to the editor published in The Metro Courier has stirred up some hard feelings between Augusta neighbors from the Grand Boulevard area. A few weeks ago, local resident Betty Harrison wrote a critical letter denouncing Robert “Bo” Hunter III, candidate for the State Court seat vacated by Judge John Flythe. Harrison, a supporter […]