Ellis Street Canal


Recreation site hours could be hurt by cuts

Some of Thurmond Lake's campgrounds and day-use recreation areas might close earlier, and possibly open later, as the Ar­my Corps of Engineers... Read more

Long road before all aboard trolley idea

We don't seek to rain on the "downtown trolley" parade -- only to slow it down.

And perhaps question whether it's going in the right... Read more

Cleanup project may go to vote

Not looking to turn down free help, the chairman of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame is trying to accommodate a volunteer group that wants to take on... Read more

Progress defies national economy

In this bleak economy, Augusta has one of Georgia's few city centers where revitalization keeps chugging along, downtown proponents and developers... Read more

Local officials revisit canal on Ellis Street, trolley ideas

A year ago, Commissioner Andy Cheek shared his vision for turning Ellis Street into a canal and Augusta into a tourist mecca. That faded, and this... Read more

Is this what we want?

Augusta's flirtation with a railroad-style trolley along Broad Street illustrates yet again the difference between a study and a plan.

The... Read more

New library? No. New bus terminal? Yes

I thought the Ellis Street canal proposal was the mother of all boondoggles. But the proposed new library has it topped by a foot or two.

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Economic development

Recent activities reported by area economic development organizations:

AUGUSTA METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Chamber to... Read more

Our downtown needs smart revitalization

I was born in Augusta almost 75 years ago at 501 Telfair St.

After my sixth birthday, my family moved to The Hill. I graduated from... Read more

Have bureaucrats lost their minds?

One can see the anti-worker, anti-middle-class mind-set of some of our elected and appointed officials in city government.

Special-... Read more

 

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Recreation site hours could be hurt by cuts

Some of Thurmond Lake's campgrounds and day-use recreation areas might close earlier, and possibly open later, as the Ar­my Corps of Engineers... Read more

Long road before all aboard trolley idea

We don't seek to rain on the "downtown trolley" parade -- only to slow it down.

And perhaps question whether it's going in the right... Read more

Cleanup project may go to vote

Not looking to turn down free help, the chairman of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame is trying to accommodate a volunteer group that wants to take on... Read more

Progress defies national economy

In this bleak economy, Augusta has one of Georgia's few city centers where revitalization keeps chugging along, downtown proponents and developers... Read more