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In Augusta, the original chimney of the Confederate Power Works still stands. (photo courtesy Sir Mildred Pierce)

New App Recreates Civil War Factory

Rickey Bevington - Monday, July 4, 2011 - 12:54pm

This might just be the coolest app yet! My GPB Radio colleague Noel Brown reported on it Monday. Here's Noel's story: Starting this summer, visitors to the Augusta Canal can use their smart phones to take a virtual...

Job Fair

MAU JobFair in Augusta - Today

- Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 7:30am

MAU Workforce Solutions is hosting a Job Fair today (Wednesday March, 6) from 9am to 4pm.The event is being held at the Doubletree Hotel located at 2651 Perimeter Parkway. The company is hiring Customer Service...

Paine College

Paine College Job Fair - March 13

- Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 8:28am

A Job Fair for the Augusta, GA area is scheduled for Wednesday March, 13. The event sponsored by Paine College will be held on the Augusta campus from 1pm to 4pm at the Health Education Activities Learning Complex....

Columbus High Magnet School is Ranked as Georgia's Best

Top 5 Georgia Public High Schools - Columbus #1

- Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 11:42am

Newsweek/The Daily Beast has released the annual rankings of America’s best public high schools. In Georgia, the top spot goes to Columbus High. Overall Columbus ranked #105 in the U.S. According to the report the...

Savannah, GA, has been ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 200 Cities for Business

Four Georgia Cities Ranked Among the Best for Business

- Friday, August 9, 2013 - 4:41am

Forbes magazine has released its 15th annual ranking of the best cities to do business. The rankings are determined using twelve criteria, including current and projected job growth, the cost to do business and to live...

The Tucker Tigers, 2008 and 2011 AAAA state champions will now compete one classification higher for the AAAAA 2013 state title.

Forty-Eight Minutes Away

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 8:38am

Now, we’re here… After 100 days of practice and beating each other up on the grass, finally taking advantage of it on Friday nights… we now have our survivors… Fourteen teams, down from 450, play for the seven state...

Not What you Might Expect: The Stories of a Blighted Augusta Neighborhood

Drew Dawson - Friday, May 2, 2014 - 12:26pm

If you’ve been around the Augusta area long, you’ve probably heard a news story or two about Cherry Tree Crossing, The Augusta Housing Authority Complex off of 15th street, just past the GRU/MCG campus. Those stories...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/6/14 & 5/7/14: Nellie King -Cherry Tree Was Better Years Ago

Drew Dawson - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:19am

Nellie King is nearly 70 years old and has lived in Augusta GA's Cherry Tree Crossing Public Housing Complex for more than 40 years. While many may remember this neighborhood for violence and gangs, King says "It was...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/8/14: Cherry Tree Crossing and Elline Ivey

Drew Dawson - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:43am

Once a vibrant neighborhood filled with loving members of the community, Cherry Tree has now become a gang and violent infested society, which will soon be shut down. When Elline Ivey faced the realization that public...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/12/14: Jerry Howard and Doug Downs

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 6:44am

We start week two of the month-long run with a look at Cherry Tree Crossing from another viewpoint. Jerry Howard and Doug Downs are long time employees of The Augusta Public Housing Authority. Their jobs require them...


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