Barry L. Paschal

Letter: Banning the box helps

We at Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA applaud Mayor Hardie Davis Jr. and the Augusta Commission for acting to remove... Read more

Guest Column: Goodwill fundraiser focuses on renewal


The mission of Goodwill is all about renewal.

That’s what Dr. Edgar Helms had in mind more than 112 years ago when he began... Read more

Columbia County Commission OKs budget

The Columbia County Commission passed a balanced budget for next year, with no tax increase and no pay raises for employees.

Based on... Read more

Fewer appeals of tax notices expected


The phones aren’t ringing as much in the Columbia County Tax Assessors Office.

One year after the state lifted a three-year... Read more

Golf car fall injures teen

An Appling teen was seriously injured Wednesday when he fell from a golf car and hit his head on the pavement.

Joshua McCarty, 16, of... Read more

Columbia County school board OKs tax hike

Property taxes will rise in Columbia County this year after initial approval of a 1-mill tax hike by the Board... Read more