Rants & Raves

...in the backyards and off the street. I hope we never have to tell you "we told you so" when someone gets hurt. AUSTIN RHODES, when are you going to get through your head that Sheriff Roundtree doesn't like you? You vehemently campaigned...

Austin Rhodes wins Rotary journalism honor

The Augusta West Rotary Club on Thursday awarded its 2014 Louis Harris Award to Austin Rhodes, an afternoon radio talk-show host on WGAC.The club has presented the award annually since 1979 to honor the memory of Harris...

National Hills school teachers, alumni recall past as merger with T. Harry Garrett Elementary looms

...and walk together from our home around the corner on Rosewood Drive. It was so sweet."Augusta radio personality Austin Rhodes, who attended National Hills from 1971 to 1973, still knows his first- and second-grade teachers and many of his...

Don't like Austin Rhodes? Turn him off

...letter calling for the firing of Austin Rhodes ("Divisive radio host has got...Bill O'Reilly and, yes, even Austin Rhodes - I've had issues with what...right to their own opinions. Austin Rhodes is an American citizen, and has...

Austin Rhodes chat postponed

The Augusta.com chat scheduled for 2:00 p.m. today with Austin Rhodes has been postponed due to technical difficulties. Once the technical issues are resolved, a new day and time for a chat with Mr. Rhodes will be announced. We aplogize for any inconvenience.

Blasts Austin Rhodes' Hitler remark

...a whirlwind of evil swept the Earth and its horrors are still felt today. To compare anyone to Adolph Hitler, as Austin Rhodes recently did on his radio program, is totally unacceptable. Any such comparison implies Mr. Hitler was not so different...

Opinion columns
Music by Turner: Time teaches us to be appreciative

...in 1972, but many of the lessons learned from those days remain extremely vivid in my mind and soul. My old buddy Austin Rhodes talks about his former teachers on his radio show all of the time, so I know we're not alone in that regard. What...

Sylvia Cooper leaves mark on Augusta

...community loves her, and how she stands out among her peers in Augusta journalism as one of the best, ever. Thank you for your efforts, Sylvia. The beat will be reassigned, but the reporter will never be replaced! Austin Rhodes, Martinez

Rhodes falls behind curve on CSRA

Regarding Austin Rhodes, the talk-show clown and part-time resident: Wednesday's editorial about Austin Rhodes the part-time Augusta resident radio blowhard hit the nail right...

Opinion columns
Racists come in more than one color

If the comments made by radio hosts Don Imus and Austin Rhodes were racist, what, then, is "racism"? It is considerably...Jackson and the NAACP need issues such as Don Imus and Austin Rhodes to raise sand about; it sustains them. It gives them...