Scott Hudson

Scott Hudson is an award winning investigative journalist from Augusta, GA who reported daily for WGAC AM/FM radio as well as maintaining a monthly column for the Buzz On Biz newspaper. Scott co-edited the award winning book "Augusta's WGAC: The Voice Of The Garden City For Seventy Years" and authored the book "The Contract On The Government."
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Blight ordinance is slow going, commissioners say

When the Augusta Commission passed the new blight ordinance in June, it was billed as “adding teeth” to the existing ordinance and would finally bring blighted building under control and the owners responsible.

Parks and Recreation deputy director resigns, cites ‘toxic’ work environment

Former Augusta Parks and Recreation Department deputy director calls the department the "most toxic work environment" in Augusta government.

Augusta Commission’s American Rescue Plan funding is almost gone

The Augusta Commission voted to spend some of its last American Rescue Plan funding for a fire engine.

Something you may not have known: Augusta’s “Georgia Boy” Arthur Lee Simpkins

Augusta’s first international music star isn't a household name in the Garden City.

Tree cutting at Augusta Common causes controversy

Four maple trees were removed from the Augusta Common before Arts in the Heart, and some of the county commissioners want an explanation.

MotorHeadline: Interstate love song

Scott Hudson discusses the history of roadway development in America.

Fort Gordon to host “Share the Load” event for suicide prevention month

The U.S. Military and Veterans Administration are putting an emphasis on suicide prevention during the month of September.

Augusta Commissioners miffed at McDowell’s absence

Augusta Parks and Recreation Department head Maurice McDowell failed to show up for an Augusta Commission meeting Tuesday. His staff members said he was at a conference.

Mayor wants city to cover cost of Open Records lawsuits

The mayor's unwillingness to provide receipts is costing the city thousands of dollars in legal fees.

Stormwater topic of Augusta Commission meeting

Commissioners mulled over Augusta's stormwater fee Tuesday.

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