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Augustans Have Multiple Ways to Support Local Businesses in November

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – Augustans have lots of opportunities to support local businesses and creatives, both this weekend and throughout the holiday season. Continue Reading…

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With bond defeat, city looks at other ways to fund new arena

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – It’s back to the drawing board for a new James Brown Arena. Continue Reading…

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Officials regroup after defeat of bond for new James Brown Arena

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) – A day after voters turned down a bond of up to $240 million to help build a new James Brown Arena, the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority met. Continue Reading…

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Downtown park renamed honoring Augusta native, world champion boxer

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – A big name in the boxing ring. Now it’s the name of a downtown Augusta park. Friday city leaders renamed Hillside Park in honor of Augusta native and five-time world champion boxer Vernon Forrest. Continue Reading…

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Augusta Tech brimming with changes, still mum on deal with computer giant

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – The many changes in store at Augusta Technical College include an announcement so impactful that it’s been postponed until more people can help share the news. Continue Reading…

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Singer CeeLo Green to aid Paine College as artist in residence, recruiter, supporter

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – Paine College added a big voice to its efforts to recruit new students and restore its fabled choir. Continue Reading…

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New art brightens downtown Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Some new art is brightening up downtown Augusta. Continue Reading…

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‘People from all over the world are going to see that name’: Augusta honors Jessye Norman

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – She performed in concert venues across the world. She won five Grammy Awards including the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award. She earned the Kennedy Center Honor in 1997 and the National Medal of Arts in 2009. And now, Jessye Norman’s name will be viewed by thousands as they take exit 199…

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Durty Gurl Cocktail Mixers Acquires 2nd City Distillery

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Press) – It’s a marriage made in cocktail heaven. Durty Gurl Cocktail Mixers purchased 2nd City Distillery at Riverwalk and Eighth Street earlier this month. Continue Reading…

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Augusta Ironman 70.3 Triathlon is back

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The 12th annual Augusta Ironman 70.3 Triathlon is happening this weekend. Continue Reading…

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