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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 area listed as best place in Georgia to live, retire; beating Atlanta, Savannah

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – Augusta has been rated the top metro area in Georgia for people to live and to retire. Continue Reading…

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Restoring the De L’aigle House ‘is like a dream come true’

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – It’s a house packed full of history right near downtown Augusta on Greene Street. Continue Reading…

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Thousands party to honor James Brown’s 89th birthday

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – Augusta celebrated the birthday of the Godfather of Soul with music, paintings and dancing Saturday. Continue Reading…

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Deadlines nearing for Arts in the Heart of Augusta, returning this fall bigger than ever

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – If you’re eager to share your artwork or talent for the return of the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival in September, just a few days remain to apply for the fine arts and fine crafts market – that deadline is May 10 – and performers may apply through May 30. Continue…

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Small Business Administration stops at Georgia Cyber Center for National Small Business Week

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – The Georgia Cyber Center downtown was the latest stop for the U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday afternoon, part of a four-day expedition across the country for National Small Business Week. Continue Reading…

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Augusta Greek Festival returns downtown

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Augusta Greek Festival is making its big return at Holy Trinity Church this week after two years of drive-through celebrations. Continue Reading…

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Revenue from golf week shatters business owners’ expectations

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – They call it the 13th month of revenue, but in the last two years, local businesses couldn’t rake in all the extra money that comes during Masters week. Continue Reading…

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Photojournalism: Sacred Heart Garden Festival offers vendors, lectures, butterflies and garden tours

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – The Sacred Heart Garden Festival was back this weekend after a two-year hiatus. Continue Reading…

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Spring market at the 5th Street Marina returns

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – The Market along the 5th Street Marina makes a return just in time for spring. Continue Reading…

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Canal Discovery Day a success despite rain

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – An estimated crowd of 750 braved the morning showers on April 16 to attend the annual Canal Discovery Day, which was held at the Augusta Canal interpretive center. Continue Reading…

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