Augusta

The Danger on the State Line

The Danger on the State Line

It was just before 4 a.m. on Thursday morning when Augusta got the tragic news that another 18-wheeler truck headed to South Carolina struck the I-20 bridge railing and plunged into the Augusta Canal. More than 12 hours after the truck cab went over the bridge, the Augusta Dive Team located the body of the […]

The Land of Studies

The Land of Studies

With so much attention recently given to the state of the downtown properties and with many questioning the effectiveness of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to expand the economic opportunities of the area, the presentation of the retail study commissioned by the DDA last week raised some interest, especially among those already skeptical about yet […]

The Boom on Broad

The Boom on Broad

Downtown Augusta is not safe. There is no parking. More than half of the storefronts are empty. Homeless people constantly harass pedestrians on the street. The Riverwalk is dangerous. Downtown is dead. Business owners along Broad Street have heard every complaint known to man about downtown Augusta. While it is tough to hear such criticism […]