Pardon Our Mess: Advertising signs violate city code

A sign on Reynolds Street advertising Graduation Achievement Centers of Georgia are violations of the city's code.

WHERE: Various rights of way alongside roads throughout Augusta

 

WHAT: Signs advertising Graduation Achievement Centers of Georgia, a tuition-free, online charter school, have cropped up across town. The school opened a center in Augusta in July.

 

WHO’S RESPONSIBLE: Code enforcement manager Pam Costabile said the signs violate the city’s code. Violators that are local can be required to sign a notice and, if they continue to violate the code, can be taken to court.

 

ACTION PROMISED: Costabile said she notified her staff to look for the signs and collect them between regular inspections.

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WE’LL INVESTIGATE: We’ll contact the proper authorities and let you know what they plan to do to clean up the mess.

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