Rants & Raves

...FERGUSON POLICE was going to use heavy equipment, they should have used it on rioters and looters, not the peaceful protesting citizens.I GET THE PAPER because of the TV section. If it is not broken, don't fix it. The past few days, it is so small that...

Cold War is rekindling

...we are to believe that we can monitor Russian submarines anywhere in the world that have the capability of launching multiple warheads on intercontinental missiles directed at our citizens?The Cold War is on again!James HilfordAugusta

Across Georgia

...some speakers during public comment periods at meetings. Resident Tim Lewis said that the proposal breeds distrust and says citizens have a right to address their leaders in public.The television station reports that the council is expected to consider the...

With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...final disposition site available, it is puzzling why our politicians keep supporting the MOX program. Their claims for its advantages do not seem verifiable. (The writer sits on the Citizens Advisory Board for Savannah River Site.)

Numbers racket

...campaign by the Justice Department to obstruct justice ? to cover up a lawless campaign that politically silenced American citizens the Obama administration deemed enemies of the state.What you are seeing is nothing less than a corrupt and lawless regime...

Suspect arrested in Warrenton bank robbery

A 33-year-old Sparta, Ga., man was arrested Friday and charged with robbing First Citizens Bank in Warrenton, Ga.Mario Ruff was arrested about 5:30 p.m. in Hancock County.Warren County Chief Deputy Sammy Purvis...

North Augusta man asks judge to reconsider Project Jackson ruling

...minor league baseball stadium, believing it delivers economy advantage to its citizens, notwithstanding all the economic research to the contrary...The citizens, who do not get to vote on this issue, need to know which parcels are still...

Issac Lewis

...as Chairman of Deacons, Trustee, Bus/Van Driver, and Sunday School Teacher. Ike shared a compelling love for the Sr. Citizens and was a member of the Spares and Pairs Ministry. He would often drive them to revivals and other events. Ike accepted the...

No time for distractions

A healthy democracy demands a trust exist between citizens and their elected officials.Without trust, there can be no confidence. Without confidence, there can be no consent of the...

Survey says?

...give city leadership feedback. It was poorly executed in that citizens seemed largely unaware they had the opportunity.Less than...survey did confirm what the city has known all along: that citizens believe Augusta-Richmond County's strong-commission form...