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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...

CONVENTION OF THE STATES?

In 1789 King Louis XVI of France was seriously short of money. The Palace decided to call together a convention of the Estates, the...

The Senate, Then Not And Then

Recently The Augusta Press reported on a lawsuit from a fellow Columbia countian attempting to set aside the election of Senators John Ossoff and...

Local Augusta Area Banks Exceeded National Banks on Making PPP Loans

Editor’s Note: The analysis was limited to loans made in Richmond and Columbia counties in Georgia and Aiken and Edgefield Counties in South Carolina....

Critics Helped Propel The Late Rush Limbaugh To Radio Stardom

The era of Rush Limbaugh dominating the airwaves is over after 33 years. The conservative radio icon lost his battle with lung cancer on...

The Salvation Army and City of Augusta Continue to Battle Homelessness Amid Pandemic

The Salvation Army and the city of Augusta are attempting to meet the homelessness crisis headlong, despite the need for more funding. According to a...

Old Depot at 5th Street on SPLOST 8

Augusta commissioners intend to use SPLOST funds to find a new use for the old depot at 5th and Reynolds.

Augusta Attorney Delivers Presentation on Freedom of Speech

Augusta attorney and media law expert David E. Hudson, who’s worked for the Hull Barrett Law Firm since 1974, has spent much of his...

History, the Constitution and the Capitol

Usually most people (including a number of my students) don’t pay much attention to history, but in the last couple of years history has...

Survey Finds Augustans Don’t Want Name Changes

“Presentism” is a word generally only known and tossed about by historians. Presentism “is the attitude that current issues and problems can be addressed by...

The “Gang” of Good Guys Will Prevail

When expressing worries about lawlessness and violence, people often will reference “the wild West” era as an example of unchecked criminal gunplay. Frankly, such a...
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