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Hope for the future

Thankfully, part of Augusta's past still could have a future.The Augusta Commission's Public Services Committee unanimously passed a motion Tuesday to explore options that would demolish only part of a downtown property to expand parking.Under...
Commission closer to bid award for 'The Patch'

The Augusta Commission's public services committee voted 4-0 Monday to award a bid to Cypress Golf Management of Orlando, Fla., to turn "The Patch" into a moneymaking operation.
Police want Gordon Highway biker bar closed after drugs found

...Department are recommending Ralph's business and alcohol licenses be revoked. They have asked the Augusta Commission's public services committee to consider the matter Monday.
Some Augusta bars don't fear proposed smoking ban

Some restaurant and bar employees aren't fearful a proposed Augusta city ordinance to ban smoking in public places, including bars, could cost them significant business.
Augusta's Cloud Nine closed after surrendering license to operate

...Office and planning officials planned to present information about trouble at the establishment to the Augusta Commission's Public Service Committee on Feb. 27.Deputies tallied 148 incidents at Cloud Nine between April and February, including...
Sunday retail alcohol sales possible April 1 in Augusta

...package sales of alcoholic beverages are possible in Augusta as soon as April 1.On Monday, the Augusta Commission's Public Service Committee voted 4-0 on a last-minute agenda addition to extend existing sales licenses to Sunday, rather...
Sunday sales deal spurs request

...Limelite Cafe got -- six months to get food sales up, with alcohol on Sundays in the meantime. The Augusta Commission's Public Services committee voted unanimously Wednesday to let the Wrightsboro Road cafe have a probationary Sunday alcohol license...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Proposal for park focuses on mall

...Regency Mall could become the site of a regional park if some Augusta commissioners get their way. The Augusta Commission's Public Services Committee voted Monday to forward a proposal to the full commission to develop a plan for creating a park on...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Authorities will hear bid to repair gates

...the Augusta shoals. Mr. Beck said a proposal to hire a repair firm will be offered Monday to the Augusta Commission's Public Services Committee. Even if commissioners authorize the repairs, which would take about a month, there is no guarantee...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
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MAY 12, 1947An unidentified man in a soldier's uniform was being sought by police in connection with the beating of a woman in a downtown hotel early Sunday, the second such incident within a week.