Will North Augusta ever see Scuttle’s Island?

Will North Augusta ever see Scuttle’s Island?

Poor North Augusta officials. They were so enthusiastic last year when Scuttle’s Island developers Benjamin Bell and Andrew Thompson announced they planned to build a new 40-acre water park in North Augusta by Memorial Day weekend that would be home to the “tallest water slide in the Southeast.” It was another huge economic boost for […]

Get on the Good Foot, Augusta

Get on the Good Foot, Augusta

For those Augustans who always insist on complaining about the downtown area, it’s time to step up, listen to the city’s future plans and let your thoughts be heard. Starting next week, the city of Augusta will hold three public meetings to solicit input from local residents and business owners regarding future improvements to downtown […]

The Augusta Commission’s Deep Pockets

The Augusta Commission’s Deep Pockets

All of a sudden members of the Augusta Commission are feeling awfully generous this week with $80,000 of taxpayer money. But these taxpayer dollars aren’t headed to improve city departments. Instead, six Augusta commissioners this week decided to provide four local nonprofits with $20,000 each. Those nonprofits slated to receive the money are the Bethlehem […]