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Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority on Tuesday agreed to formally request $15 million in the city's next sales tax package to help fund construction of a $110 million facility to replace the aging James Brown Arena.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-23/coliseum-authority-votes
New Augusta public transit chief 'excited' about job

Three weeks into the job, Augusta Public Transit Director Pat Stephens spent two hours Friday taking popular Route 6 through downtown and south Augusta to the transfer stop by the Deans Bridge Road Kmart, and back again.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-30/new-augusta-public-trans
Augusta arena study leaves unanswered questions

...departmental or statewide meetings, but it isn't a convention center, Bird said.The study found the only threat to a new Augusta arena to be the possible construction of one by a neighbor, such as Columbia County.Planners want to keep the James...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-13/augusta-arena-study-leav
Work on new movie theater accelerates

...allows online ticket purchases separate from Fandango.Chambliss said he expects the app to be ready by the time the new Augusta theater is open.The big wall is up ? the four-story one that will back the 80-foot-wide, 40-foot-high Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-11/work-new-movie-theater-acc
You remembered: Washington Road in 1956

...center with A&P grocery.? Ken Gordon Pre-National Hills shopping center, Interstate 20, and look where the new Augusta National Golf Club driving facility/range is today. It's a field! Done my share of land surveying in this area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-07/way-we-were-washington-road-1
What's New - Augusta Goats

Augusta had some new kids in town this Masters Week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-11/whats-new-augusta-goats
Shopgirl: Discover Augusta fashion this week

WHAT'S NEW: Augusta Fashion Week will kick off May 28 at Augusta Convention Center, showcasing the work of local designers, stylists, models and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-05-21/shopgirl-dis
S.C. Supreme Court questions public meeting laws during Project Jackson hearing

...use of public meeting laws during its proceedings to approve an amended ordinance to fund a riverfront development and new Augusta GreenJackets baseball stadium.Attorneys for North Augusta and appellant Stephen Donohue delivered oral arguments before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/sc-supreme-court-questions-p
Hope for the future

...would be a splendid repurposing of the building.Another suggestion we've heard is to make the old synagogue the new Augusta Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office. The current office is a motley assemblage of leaky, roach-infested mobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-14/hope-future
Unisys recruitment event April 15

...Department of Labor will host another customized recruitment day for Unisys on April 15 to fill positions for the company's new Augusta facility.The recruitment will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Augusta Career Center, 601 Greene St.Unisys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/unisys-recruitment-event-a