Joseph Diggs Sr.


Letter: Voting law outdated

I have been following the news, and much is being said about changing the Selma bridge name – and nothing is being said about getting the Voting... Read more

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.

The... Read more

Letter: City, churches should ally

Recently at my church, Beulah Grove Baptist Church, Pastor Sam Davis delivered a message titled “Restoration,” taken from Nehemiah 6:2-9. I write... Read more

Letter: Improve neighborhoods

I recently saw Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams being interviewed, and when asked about the city’s mayor pro tem position he stated that he... Read more

Letter: Barrow helpful to vets

I am a retired veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam wars, having served from 1950 to 1973 in the U.S. Army. I met U.S. Rep. John Barrow at the... Read more

Letter: Vote Jones for senator

In my humble opinion, Corey Johnson is a rookie, and I don’t want to send a rookie to Atlanta to represent me. Harold Jones is an attorney and a... Read more

Letter: SPLOST spending questionable

The special purpose local option sales tax is being touted so that it can appear on the ballot during voting this year.

There was an article... Read more

Letter: Put regs before gender

Being a retiree from the Army, after serving 21 years from 1950-1971, I can really understand the military’s approach to hairdos and everything... Read more

Letter: Put Garrison in office

I recently sat down with the Rev. Cleveland Garrison, and we discussed the District 2 Augusta Commission seat he is seeking to occupy. He shared... Read more

Letter: Elect Blocker-Adams mayor

Helen Blocker-Adams, in my opinion, is the most qualified person who is vying for the mayoral position in Augusta. She has a proven track record... Read more