Augusta University to get $16 million in funding from the state

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Big changes could be on the way for our medical community and those across Georgia. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp flew into Augusta on Tuesday to talk about the recently passed budget. Included in that budget is the new 3+ program. It’s meant to get more doctors into rural areas where they’re […]

Former handkerchief factory renovated into apartment building

DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) – Downtown Development Authority members and contractors held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, at the opening of a new apartment building in Downtown Augusta. 12 new apartments are now inside the former shirt and handkerchief factory on Ellis Street. Officials in the community say this is one of many projects to […]

Former downtown Augusta factory renovated into apartment building

General contractor Mark Donahue is a self-described “wood guy,” but he had to become a man of steel for his newest renovation project. The president of Peach Contractors Inc. and several stakeholders in downtown development cut the ribbon Thursday morning officially opening the former Marks Manufacturing Co. at 943 Ellis St. as a dozen one-bedroom […]

Augusta travel department renamed Destination Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) – The Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau announced today that it is changing its name to Destination Augusta. “We feel [the new name] truly reflects our focus on marketing for visitors, bringing new business that our attractions and local businesses normally wouldn’t have,” said President and CEO Bennish Brown. Continue Reading…