Stories by Joseph Diggs Sr.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Letter: Many churches historic

I hope Historic Augusta will do its job and help all churches like Historic Spirit Creek Baptist Church.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Letter: Voting law outdated

Every so many years it has to be signed so that we as Americans can continue to vote.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Letter: Realize MLK's vision

The Rev. Martin Luther King spoke at Beulah Grove Baptist Church on March 23, 1968, and he was assassinated the following April 4.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Letter: City, churches should ally

They owe this to the people of Richmond County!
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Letter: Improve neighborhoods

We as blacks should now do what we can, while we can, to improve all black neighborhoods.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Letter: Barrow helpful to vets

I am asking all veterans to forgo party affiliation and vote together for him.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Letter: Vote Jones for senator

Harold Jones is the right man and the most qualified for the position of state senator.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Letter: SPLOST spending questionable

It's most apparent that someone or somebody is pushing big-ticket items that will benefit the upper-class people in Richmond County.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Letter: Put regs before gender

Women in the military should realize that looking good does not save lives, but adhering to rules and training does.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Letter: Put Garrison in office

The Rev. Garrison will deliver on all the things he says, because he preaches and teaches this from his church, and he can be trusted.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Letter: Elect Blocker-Adams mayor

Please vote for Helen Blocker-Adams for mayor. You will be glad you did. God bless our city and America.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013

Letter: Sheriff's office betters county

Sheriff Richard Roundtree set out from the very beginning by getting the people of Richmond County involved.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013

Letter: Don't be out of touch

I have come to the conclusion that Augusta's black commissioners do not understand why they were voted into office.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Letter: King's dream unrealized

In the most powerful country on Earth, our president still must vote under an act.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Letter: Court decision is ruinous

God bless America. I implore all of my brothers and sisters to remain strong, and God will take care of us!
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Letter: Why did we leave Vietnam?

Something does not add up. Is it just me who feels this way?
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

Letter: Quit the deadlock

Columbia County and North Augusta are making great strides, and Augusta isn't moving at all. Please get your heads out of the sand and work together.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Letter: Incentivize more business

Mr. President, the ball's in your court.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012

Letter: The real John Barrow?

Where are his loyalties? If he says, "To the Democratic Party," then why isn't he sending that message?
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Letter: Movie shows racism of old

I ask young people, especially both white and black, to go see Red Tails, the new movie on the Tuskegee Airmen.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.
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