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Lights, Camera, Action in Augusta

Lights, Camera, Action in Augusta

The big debate this week for Augusta commissioners was over who should serve as Augusta’s official film office. Over the past few months, an independent nonprofit corporation called The Augusta Film Office opened in the 600 Broad building in downtown Augusta. The group, led by its president, Brad Owens, says its goal is to help […]

Marion Williams continues to question Sammie Sias

Marion Williams continues to question Sammie Sias

For Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams, it didn’t matter that his fellow colleague, Commissioner Sammie Sias, had volunteered his time without pay as manager of the Jamestown Community Center for more than a decade. It didn’t matter that Sias had spent countless hours mentoring to area youth, organizing the events at the Jamestown Community Center and […]

Introducing… Augusta University

Introducing… Augusta University

It’s not Georgia Regents University anymore. It’s not Augusta State University or Augusta College, either. It’s definitely not Georgia Health Sciences University. And it’s not the University of Augusta like many had anticipated. Introducing… Augusta University. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia unanimously voted Tuesday to officially change Georgia Regents University’s […]