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New owners official for GreenJackets

The Augusta GreenJackets officially announced their new ownership group Mon­day, marking the beginning of a new era in the team’s history.
By David Lee | Monday, May 13, 2013

Stadium's future in question after postponed hearing

North Augusta city officials postponed a public hearing on a funding proposal for a $160 million development that included a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets, a decision that ...
By Nikasha Dicks | Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Council decision threatens proposed stadium

North Augusta Mayor Lark Jones said Tuesday night's 4-2 vote by the Aiken County Council against extending the tax increment financing district for "Project Jackson" caught everyone off guard.
By Steve Crawford | Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Stadium is latest North Augusta initiative

The recent announcement of a new stadium and town center development just across the 13th Street bridge surprised a lot of people, but not those who have been paying attention to North Augusta's ...
By Steve Crawford | Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Proposal would be a regional winner

From either bank of the Savannah River, there seems to be nothing but regional winners in proposed multi-use riverfront development in North Augusta.
By Scott Michaux | Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Officials say GreenJackets' move not complete loss

Most Augusta officials don't view the GreenJackets' decision to move across the river to South Carolina would be a boon for the area as a whole.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

North Augusta plan is work in progress

NORTH AUGUSTA — Of­ficials say the North Augusta riverfront development announced Wednesday faces several challenges. Mayor Lark Jones said “From A to Z, we’re at step C."
By Nikasha Dicks | Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

GreenJackets sale pending league approval

Ripken Baseball has an agreement to sell the Augusta GreenJackets to an investment group, a decision in conjunction with moving the team to a proposed development in North Augusta.
By David Lee | Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

North Augusta reveals stadium plan

After lobbying for years to bring baseball downtown, the Augusta GreenJackets found a likely taker - across the river in North Augusta.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Stadium rumored part of 'Project Jackson'

North Augusta officials say they'll disclose Wednesday the details of "Project Jackson," a proposed major, multi-use riverfront project widely rumored to include a new stadium for the Augusta ...
By Susan McCord | Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Golf Hall site meeting yields optimism

Georgia Health Sciences University, Ripken Baseball, Jacoby Development and a host of leaders met about the future of the former Golf Hall of Fame site and other potential developments.
By Tom Corwin, Susan McCord and Billy Byler | Friday, March 23, 2012

Friday meeting could be more than downtown stadium, Azziz says

A long-planned meeting Friday between Georgia Health Sciences University officials and those wanting to develop the former Georgia Golf Hall of Fame site could potentially be about more than just ...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Downtown stadium plan gains new life

City Administrator Fred Russell says plans are in the works on a downtown stadium proposal grander than previously discussed.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Professor pens case study on downtown stadium

A new case study authored by an Augusta State University professor offers Augusta Commission members a framework for deciding whether to build a downtown stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012

Mayor's stadium trip to Augusta spurs ethics complaint

A challenger in the Aberdeen, Md., mayor's race has filed an ethics complaint against Mayor Michael Bennett over Bennett's Oct. 3 visit to Augusta to promote a downtown baseball stadium here.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Jackets owners try to save downtown stadium plan

Representatives from Ripken Base­ball Group and the mayor of Aberdeen, Md., spoke out Monday against accusations that have damaged the chances for a new stadium in downtown Augusta.
By Billy Byler | Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Talks on new stadium continue

Involving local tax dollars for a new stadium remains an option, but the dollars won't be coming from the city's general fund, City Administrator Fred Russell said.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011

Record is fueling push for stadium

Minor league baseball has turned its attention to Dayton, Ohio, this weekend, as the Dayton Dragons celebrate the longest consecutive sellout streak in the history of U.S. professional sports.
By Billy Byler | Sunday, July 10, 2011

Ripken open to other locations for stadium

After lobbying for years to bring baseball downtown and relocate the Augusta GreenJackets’ home field at a new multipurpose entertainment complex at the downtown riverfront Georgia Golf ...
By Susan McCord | Monday, June 27, 2011

Vote opens discussion on stadium

The Augusta Commission voted 6-3-1 on Tuesday night to develop a "transaction plan" on the proposed stadium-condo complex.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, June 21, 2011
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