Why does Augusta keep destroying its history?

Why does Augusta keep destroying its history?

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” — George Orwell Augusta seems to be an expert at tearing down its own history. Earlier this week, Historic Augusta, Inc. announced that the Richmond County Board of Education had demolished the historic Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building on […]

BREAKING: Richmond County demolishes history

BREAKING: Richmond County demolishes history

Historic Augusta, Inc. announced today that the Richmond County Board of Education has demolished the historic Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building on the Lucy C. Laney High School campus. The Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 and the building was a significant piece of the school’s history. Built in […]

The Great Flood

The Great Flood

You could hear the water coming. It was surging through the storm sewers with such force that manhole covers would fly into the air like frisbees. It was an explosion of water that could not be stopped. The thunderous sound could be heard from blocks away. Firefighters raced along the streets knocking on doors and […]