New Augusta Warrior Project committee aims to rebrand organization

After losing much of its administration last year to a nationwide initiative on veteran care, the Augusta Warrior Project has recruited several community leaders to help rebrand its image and better serve its clientele.

Head of the South Rowing Regatta returns Saturday with new Augusta coach Brad Holdren

The Head of the South Rowing Regatta returns to Augusta on Saturday, featuring a new coach and manager for the Augusta Rowing Club.

Columbia rowing club receives support after flood damage

...using its facilities in preparation for upcoming events, including Head of the South Regatta in Augusta on Saturday.New Augusta coach Brad Holdren plans to help repair Columbia's five or six damaged boats during the winter."I'm glad we have...

Funding for $55 million Augusta Municipal building renovations still uncertain

...referendum.Planned loosely as a renovation of three floors left vacant after the 2011 departure of the judiciary to the new Augusta-Richmond County Judicial Building, the project was initially funded $18 million from special purpose local option...

Green Meadows residents oppose drug-treatment facility

...Georgia.Representatives of the organization want to move residents from an outdated Keysville, Ga., facility to a new Augusta center. The local facility would offer short-term substance abuse treatment to males ages 14-17 and would house...

New Augusta movie theater to hold hiring fair

Georgia Theatre Co., which is building a new theater off River Watch Parkway, is having a hiring fair Friday and Saturday.

M*A*S*H* concert opening acts have rock-country flavor

...in May of 1979, just seven months before his father, Waylon Jennings, became the first major act to open the then new Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center.He also was born three years after his father and his mother, Jessi Colter, joined...

Record-breaking fund-raiser reflects community's pride in university

...one of our outstanding academic programs. THANK YOU for all you have done and for all that you will do to support the new Augusta University.And ? go Jags! (The writer is president of Augusta University.)

Around the block

...Area Newcomers Club will hold a prospective members' coffee at 10 a.m. Thursday.The club's mission is to give new Augusta residents the opportunity to meet people and become involved in social and charitable activities. Each year, members...

Lee Beard legacy lives on at dedication of new Augusta Commission chamber

An Augusta city councilman elected in 1995 to represent the consolidated government, Lee Beard died in office in 2003.