Perry Smith

CSRA is bursting with exciting news


Recently, I have written quite a few columns for The Augusta Chronicle on a whole range of issues. The responses I have... Read more

Guest column: Leadership education can be low-cost

There are hundreds of leadership conferences held each year in this country. However, there is one that stands above them all as far as the best... Read more

Guest Column: Remember an outstanding hero


On this Independence Day, when our nation is fighting two wars simultaneously, it may fitting to highlight a story of combat heroism... Read more

Column: Departing Foley stands out at Fort Gordon


In just four weeks, Brig. Gen. Jeff Foley will retire from the United States Army.

He has been the commander of Fort Gordon and... Read more

Guest Column: Fine crisis leadership at work


Two months ago, Augusta's signature history museum, the Augusta Museum of History, was facing a major financial crisis. It had been... Read more

Guest Column: In a troubled world, America still has a multitude of...


With so much in the media that is gloom and doom, it might be useful to remind ourselves that America has many fundamental strengths... Read more

Guest Column: Many people stepping up to leadership challenges

There seems to be an explosion of interest in leadership here in the Augusta area.

The following are some examples of organizations and... Read more

Column: The Augusta Museum of History needs help - here's how you...


Because of a major cutback in funding support from the Augusta/Richmond County Commission, the Augusta Museum of History, like so... Read more

Lots of good news for our wounded warriors is coming out of Augusta

On Dec. 9, in a very moving and uplifting event, the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fisher House took place. There was a large audience, many... Read more

Understand the strategic choices for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Every decade or two, America faces a major strategic choice in the national security arena.

Sometimes the decision is made quickly.... Read more