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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

Stadium plan, no-confidence vote on agenda

A new stadium for the GreenJackets and rescinding the administrator's "exclusive" authority to recommend candidates for top city jobs are up for debate during Tuesday's regular meeting of the ...
By Susan McCord | Monday, June 20, 2011

GM speaks about GreenJackets

GreenJackets general manager Nick Brown took time to answer a few questions about the state of the team and the stadium situation.
By Billy Byler | Monday, June 20, 2011

Stadium plan in question

Even though a motion passed Tuesday to ask voters in next year's general election if they want a new downtown baseball stadium, that's not something the Augusta Commission legally can do.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Stadium issue to go on 2012 ballot

Augusta voters might get to express an opinion next year whether a baseball stadium should be built along the riverfront.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Some businesses don't want stadium

Building a new stadium downtown might cement the Augusta GreenJackets' affiliation with the San Francisco Giants, but many downtown business owners aren't convinced of the plan's wisdom.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

Business supports new stadium

Voters in a July straw poll might have rejected the idea of a baseball stadium on the Savannah River, but business owners and residents who attended a meeting Thursday enthusiastically embraced it.
By Sylvia Cooper | Friday, Sept. 10, 2010

Golf and Gardens sale could take a long time

A new wire fence gives an indication how close the state of Georgia is to auctioning its 16 acres at 13th and Reynolds streets.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Sept. 10, 2010

Voters to advise on stadium

At the heart of four questions placed on the Richmond County Democratic ballot is Mayor Copenhaver's proposal to build a baseball stadium.
By Susan McCord | Saturday, July 17, 2010

Democratic ballot holds hot-button issues

Augusta voters in the July 20 primary will have the chance to weigh in on the future of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame property.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Guest Column: Facts, figures and popular opinion oppose a ballpark on the river

We built and they came. Improve it and more will come. Move it downtown and they will eventually go away.
By Bill Heaton | Sunday, May 16, 2010

Ripken set on downtown stadium

Cal Ripken Jr. said Tuesday night that he is feeling a bit more positive about the future of minor league baseball in Augusta.
By Billy Byler | Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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