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Historic Augusta accused of fraud by Goodale House owner

The owner of the Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest homes, is planning to file a criminal complaint against Historic Augusta after he says the longstanding nonprofit organization fraudulently used his name last year.
Goodale House owner gets 60-day extension before trial with the house. It's one of a kind," he said.After the hearing, Erick Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta, offered the nonprofit's help to restore the building. The organization has been trying to acquire the...
Centennial of iconic Archi­bald W. Butt Memorial Bridge cues renovation

Though some historians and engineers say the Archi­bald W. Butt Me­morial Bridge has aged well despite several attempts to demolish it, others feel its iconic features need a makeover.
Playing golf is positively presidential

...he could find them.Such practice did not make perfect, confided Erick Montgomery, a Wilson scholar and director of Historic Augusta, which maintains his boyhood home."He wasn't much good at it, his wife often beating him," Montgomery...
Architect's clubhouse design never built, but examples of work remain

A prolific Augusta architect designed a clubhouse for Augusta National Golf Club that was never built. Countless examples of his work remain in Augusta and Aiken.
Historic group signs off on city IT plans, saving 19th-century court building

...Telfair streets, that was previously slated for demolition to create more parking.Erick Montgomery, the director of Historic Augusta, said he was pleased with the final design and plans negotiated over the last two months between city officials...
Questions surround Augusta's missing William Makepeace Thackeray historical marker

For 60 years, the state historical marker recalling the visit of British author William Makepeace Thackeray snuggled up near the front of the former Richmond Hotel in the 700 block of Broad Street. No longer.
Union prisoner's letter reveals Augusta's Civil War past

A faded envelope discovered after 148 years sheds new light on Augusta's little-known role as a place where Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War.
Freedom's Path hopes to get some veterans off the street

A multimillion-dollar public-housing development in Augusta appears to be moving forward despite four years of zoning, funding and construction delays.
The Artside: Exhibits for trio of artists open at Aiken Center for the Arts

Aiken Center for the Arts will stage a gallery reception Thursday, March 21, to celebrate the opening of exhibits featuring Bonnie Goldberg, Mary Ann Brock and Rob Forbes.