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Perfectly Hoppy

Perfectly Hoppy

Craft beers in Augusta are about to begin flowing just like the mighty Savannah River. Just this week, seven brand new, shiny steel fermenters and companion equipment were carefully delivered from British Columbia, California, and North Carolina to a vacant warehouse near downtown Augusta at 813 Fifth St. This warehouse, which is the former location […]

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 […]