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The Millennial Generation

The Millennial Generation

What do millennials really want? That has been the question on the minds of marketers, employers, college recruiters and, let’s face it, parents for more than a decade. The millennial generation, typically described as the group of people born after 1980 and before 2000, has specific needs unlike the baby boomers of the past. After […]

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 […]