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Analysis: Survey of Augusta Firefighters Show No Support for Current Candidate

The Augusta Press conducted two surveys, one for the general public and a second confidential one for Augusta firefighters, and the results show that...

News Analysis: Unsolved Murders Soar in Augusta-Richmond County

Modern forensics have made it virtually impossible to commit a murder and get away with the crime. Compared with neighboring counties, Augusta-Richmond County has...

News Analysis: The Augusta Fire Chief Position

Augusta Commissioners are poised to vote on hiring Dekalb County Deputy Fire Chief Antonio Burden as Augusta's new Fire Chief, but many on the...

Georgia Cities Are Fighting Blight

Augusta Commissioners are waiting to review a new ordinance designed to fight dilapidated structures within Augusta-Richmond County. Commissioners have instructed the law department to draw...

A Look at Anti-Discrimination Ordinances Across Georgia

The Augusta/Richmond County Commissioners are still waiting for an anti-discrimination ordinance to be drafted so they can review it and decide whether to adopt...

Analysis: Why Is A Liquor License Needed?

A story in Wednesday’s edition exposed the fact that two downtown bars, the Discotheque and Joker (Vegas Show Girls) Lounge, are operating without valid...

Analysis: Fringe Group Calls For “Canceling” The Masters Tournament

As Augusta prepares for a less than normal Masters Week which will be scaled down due to the ongoing pandemic, one group doesn’t want the tournament to happen at all. At least, not in Georgia.

Opinion: Rough Waters Ahead for Office Space Landlords

Office space landlords are in for a turbulent year. Tenants are looking for cost reductions but with more space. Layouts of office spaces are reversing away from co-working models and working-from-home hybrids are likely to stay for the foreseeable future.

Analysis: Citizen’s Arrest Bill Among Those Expected To Pass Georgia General Assembly

Crossover Day in Atlanta has come and gone and now legislators are poised to pass several bills that made it past the 28 legislative...

News Analysis: Making Political Sausage

An old adage maintains that no one should witness the making of a sausage or the making of a law. That adage may not be as true in Georgia as in some other places.

Local Financial Adviser Shares Tips for Managing Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt has reached epic proportions in the United States. In fact, the national student loan debt now exceeds $1.5 trillion, according to...

The Blue Ribbon Panel That Fizzled

Talk was the Augusta Commission was going to create a “Blue Ribbon Panel” to discuss changes to the Augusta city charter. Such a panel would...
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