Augusta tax protest Wednesday

Augusta will join other cities across the country Wednesday, Tax Day, to protest taxes and government spending with a tea party.

The Augusta Tax Day Tea Party will be held 5-10 p.m. at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Riverwalk.

Sponsored by the Columbia County Young Republicans, the Tea Party is meant as a protest to wasteful spending by congressional Democrats and the Obama administration, according to



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