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The ongoing revitalization of Augusta’s urban core is helping transform the entire region. Keep up with the latest developments here.

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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Local businesses gear up for upcoming Ironman competition

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – As athletes prepare for this course businesses are also gearing up to cash in. Some local businesses hope this boost will help bail them out of a COVID slide. Continue Reading…

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Mini Arts in the Heart wraps up for 1st time since pandemic began

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) – Sunday marked the last day of the ArtsCity Festival, featuring local artists and vendors. Continue Reading…

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This weekend, check out the new ArtsCity Festival, Border Bash, concerts and more

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – What’s ahead this weekend? A COVID-19-friendly scaled-down version of Arts in the Heart, two football rivals clash once again and several different live shows will be held. Continue Reading…

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Augusta to Launch Annual International Soul Festival

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Press) – Augusta Commissioners have given tentative approval for the Augusta Convention and Visitor Bureau to create an annual international soul music festival in honor of the late Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Continue Reading…

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