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All Eyes on Richmond Summit

All Eyes on Richmond Summit

When Randy Furse moved into an apartment at Richmond Summit on the lower end of Broad Street more than two years ago, he embraced his new home in the heart of downtown Augusta. He was a good tenant, always paying his rent on time and rarely complaining about anything. That was until a fire broke […]

First Friday Changes Hands, Vows to Be More Art-Friendly

First Friday Changes Hands, Vows to Be More Art-Friendly

After managing First Friday since 2005, the Greater Augusta Arts Council is transferring management of the monthly event to Artists Row, an organization of downtown art galleries. The change, about a month in the making, will take place September 5. According to Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant, the graduation of Jamie Lowe, […]

The New Riverwalk?

The New Riverwalk?

Though last week’s meeting between the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and stakeholders in Riverwalk Augusta, downtown’s signature riverfront amenity, might have resulted in the appearance of a unified front, it’s clear that there are different agendas regarding the $1 million in SPLOST funds the DDA plans to spend on the project. The money, part of […]