Richmond County

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 […]

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 […]