Sylvia Cooper

City Ink: Governments only get bigger and bigger

About two-and-a-half hours into a Friday commission work session on the 2017 proposed budget that was presented and praised for being balanced... Read more

City Ink: Augusta government keeps growing

Augusta City Administrator Janice Jackson presented her proposed 2017 budget just in time for Halloween and frightened the commission's Finance... Read more

Reader's letter means I've got apology to give ...

Well, as my first editor Archie McKay always said, “Don’t try to bury the mistakes you make in... Read more

City Ink: Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis has bad week with sparse...

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis said last week was good for Augusta but bad for him.

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Public concern for private school would help

If six black Augusta commissioners decide to give millions to Paine College to keep it afloat, it will most certainly be a pain... Read more

City Ink: Lack of veto power doesn't stop mayor...

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis attempted a pocket veto of a commission policy he said effectively... Read more

City Ink: Stormwater fee foes seek more petition signatures

While Augusta officials are conducting a PR campaign of stormwater forums that draw crowds of, say, 10 people, the... Read more

All those preparations, just for a rainy day

What do you do when you prepare for a hurricane and all you get is a rainstorm?

After listening to the news... Read more

City Ink: Charts on administrator's review need details...

Mayor Hardie Da­vis, who was responsible for compiling the results of City Ad­min­... Read more