Downtown

More than Fireworks at the Riverwalk

More than Fireworks at the Riverwalk

The last thing downtown Augusta wanted to hear following the Fourth of July fireworks was gunfire ring out along the Riverwalk. But that’s what happened. According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, two men apparently began arguing and both individuals pulled out guns and began firing next to the Unisys building at Seventh Street and […]

Twenty Years of Soul

Twenty Years of Soul

More than two decades ago, many Augustans were afraid to walk downtown after sunset. The work crowd would pack up for the evening and head off to the suburbs, leaving the city completely dead at night. Downtown Augusta had no soul. But that all began to change when two brothers, Coco and Jayson Rubio, took […]

Local Network

Local Network

If you are using events on Facebook to discover what’s happening in your area, you’re not alone. According to the Social Network, 400 million people are doing the same and with a focus on growing hyper-local economies. The yield? “Nearly 30% of all the events people connect to — like concerts, community events and special […]