Millions of dollars and three years of planning, negotiation and litigation flew by on the overhead projector. There were renditions of views of a ballpark and 175-room hotel. There were projected revenues, a noticeable deficit and a financing timeline. City Administrator Todd Glover has seen the numbers and images associated with North Augusta's Project Jackson - an expansive riverfront economic development project with a total projected public and private investment approaching $200 million - hundreds of times. It's one reason why his presentation to the city council Monday was entitled "Scenario #57."
I’ve caught a glimpse of glory
In the hearts and minds of men
As they embraced the love of God
And turned away from sin
I’ve seen majestic mountains
And I’ve bent my knees in prayer
And I’ve observed your handy work
As I felt your spirit there.
I’ve seen the vastness of the sea
It's official. The special election to fill the seat vacated in July by former state Rep. Ben Harbin has been set for Nov. 3.
As expected, Gov. Nathan Deal issued a writ Friday calling for the special election for the House District 122 seat.