The Virginia university founded by television preacher Pat Robertson is suing a new Georgia university, saying its new name is too similar and will create confusion. The private Regent University announced Wednesday it is filing the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Augusta.
Augusta residents upset at the name chosen for the city's new university are getting a chance to face the school's president. The president of the merged schools, Ricardo Azziz, (ah-ZEEZ) , has scheduled two forums Thursday to discuss the consolidation.
Augusta’s First Friday is back tonight with more security and added events. It’s been a month since a shooting had some questioning the festival’s future. But Westobou Festival organizers partnered with downtown businesses and the Friends with Benefits Fund to plan a free family-friendly area and a nighttime concert to complement the downtown First Friday.
An Augusta educator has broken an unspoken tradition at one of Georgia's oldest schools by becoming the first woman hired as principal in its 229-year-history. The top job at the Academy of Richmond County has been filled by only men until this year.
Augusta has been debating the future of its First Friday festival after a shooting earlier this month left six people injured. Officials talked about how to continue the monthly event at a series of meetings this week.
After a contentious local attempt to redraw Augusta’s county commission and school board districts, a federal judge’s plan is getting few complaints. The U.S. district judge is now considering comments about his proposed district maps.
Southern Company has spent $1.8 billion dollars so far on two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. The once-secret number was revealed at a public hearing on the project's cost, estimated at $6 billion. The Public Service Commission is overseeing construction costs at the nation's first new nuclear reactors in three decades.