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Renovations underway to transition Weed School into apartments

Lucien Williams purchased the property, which includes four buildings on a 2.2-acre lot on Mount Auburn Street, in May for $25,000 in the hopes of renovating it into apartments.
State lacks funds to replace historical markers

...pointed toward the 500 block of Telfair Street."It's an absolute shame," said Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta Inc. "There aren't many historical markers left on Telfair. Every time a marker goes missing, it takes...
Case involving Goodale House transferred to State Court

An investor's fight to maintain ownership of Augusta's Goodale House has been sent to a higher court after the businessman questioned whether a judge could remain impartial.
Alonzo Boardman Jr.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - In the early morning hours of January the tenth, Alonzo Plumb "Bruz" Boardman, Jr. went peacefully into rest in his home. A proud and lifelong Augustan, Bruz had a zest for life, a remarkable love for his family and friends and an
Goodale House owner files fraud complaint against Historic Augusta

The owner of the Goodale House delivered a criminal complaint to the Secretary of State's office accusing Historic Augusta of using his name to win a grant.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer visits Augusta

...gone with other subjects because of the breath and the depth of the man."Erick Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta, Inc., praised the book prior to Monday's event."I think it validates the work that we do here to preserve...
Around the block

Jackson to address genealogy group Julia Jackson, programs and marketing director of Historic Augusta, will speak at the Augusta Genealogical Society at 3 p.m. Oct. 2.
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...