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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.

Georgia Cyber Center creates new program to help startup businesses

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – It’s one of Georgia’s biggest investments in entrepreneur training and it’s right here in our backyard at the Georgia Cyber Center. The goal is to teach and provide resources for people looking to start-up their own business. Anybody can be a part of this you just have to apply. They are…

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Restoring the old and building the new, downtown Augusta continues to grow

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Between restoring old pieces of Augusta to bringing in brand new developments downtown is growing by the day. Today the ribbon was cut on the old blue handkerchief factory on Ellis Street which will be now be used as family housing. After a year of shut doors and closures, it’s good…

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EAT.PLAY.GO. to Flowers on Broad

AUGUSTA, GA. (WFXG) – Looking to light up your mom’s face with some natural beauty this Mother’s Day? Well, then take a trip outside to Flowers on Broad. A spot that’s blooming this Spring! Flowers on Broad picks the perfect petals whatever the event may be. Owner Brent Slagle was pretty much raised in the…

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Mixed reactions pouring in over Fifth Street pedestrian bridge

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Mixed reactions are pouring in over these new design plans for the Fifth Street pedestrian bridge. It’s a $10.5 million project that could include a history walk, a shaded plaza, art, kid zones, and more all with the goal of bringing more foot traffic downtown. Continue Reading…

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Groundbreaking kicks off construction of downtown center for disability rights, resources

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Walton Options for Independent Living and Walton Foundation for Independence celebrated the groundbreaking this week of the new Center for Disability Rights and Resources in downtown Augusta. Continue Reading…

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