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What’s the future of the James Brown Arena?

What’s the future of the James Brown Arena?

Thousands upon thousands of students, parents, teachers and friends made their way to the James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta this past week to celebrate a monumental occasion: Graduation. About an hour before one such ceremony, a well-dressed man could be seen outside the arena picking up handfuls of trash that had been thoughtlessly discarded […]

Now What?

Now What?

Now that the Department of Community Health (DCH) has awarded the all important certificate of need to Georgia Regents Medical Center for the much anticipated Columbia County hospital, there’s still a lot to be decided and even more that remains unclear. First, there’s the chance of an appeal by University Hospital and/or Doctor’s Hospital. Both […]

Election postmortem

Election postmortem

The campaign signs grew up like weeds once again in Columbia County, and now that crews are out harvesting the vacant lots and street corners, it’s time to see if there were any lessons to be learned. Stick ’em in early Wayne Bridges had his signs in the ground before qualifying and it seemed to […]