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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.

Hub for Community Innovation opens its doors with ribbon cutting event

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Friday marked a big day for people living in the Laney Walker and Harrisburg communities. Continue Reading…

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Walton Foundation holds the 15th Annual Undercover Artists Show at the Miller

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – The Walton Foundation for Independence is hosting its 15th Annual Undercover Artists Show at the Miller Theater on Thursday evening, continuing a growing legacy of presenting the work of local creatives. Continue Reading…

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Augusta Tech expands footprint into former dealership; automotive program to be ready to roll in 2023

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – By early next year, Augusta Tech’s new automotive technology campus will transform a former Walton Way car dealership into a simulated learning environment. Continue Reading…

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Fifth Street pedestrian bridge getting close to finish line

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – The Fifth Street pedestrian bridge is coming right along. Continue Reading…

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‘Incredible 8 years’: Mayor reflects on Augusta’s successes in final state-of-the-city address

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – In his final state-of-the-city address, Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis Jr. outlined the city’s achievements during his tenure. Continue Reading…

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History celebrates grand re-opening with newly renovated facility

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – A local, historical mainstay in the community is celebrating its grand re-opening. Continue Reading…

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New business hopes to fetch downtown dog lovers

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – A new boutique-style business for dogs and their owners is opening on 501 Broad St. in downtown Augusta. Continue Reading…

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$700K in federal funds set to help improve Augusta Riverwalk

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Augusta city leaders continued talks Tuesday afternoon over how to use a million dollars in American Rescue Plan Funds for our local parks. Continue Reading…

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New ‘Embers of Hope’ mural unveiled in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – A new mural was unveiled Friday afternoon in Augusta. Continue Reading…

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Buona Caffe expanding downtown operation

AUGUSTA, Ga. (The Augusta Press) – Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee is expanding its downtown operations, finally opening up its Reynolds Street location to the public just in time for First Friday. Continue Reading…

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