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Upgrades coming for Georgia welcome center in Augusta

...the state line.The state's welcome centers, including Augusta's, are...a bit.'"Georgia has nine welcome centers at gateways to the state and...month on a new $10.2 million welcome center near Savannah, while the others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-23/upgrades-coming-georgia-welco
Monitor border speeders

...you slow down as you should, you could get rear-ended very easily. Install a camera and have it monitored at the welcome centers on both sides of the Augusta Canal and Savannah River. Surely there is someone in our government smart enough to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-16/monitor-border-speeders
Georgia eyes new Savannah River bridge, but wreck count low, officials say

...S.C., was found about 300 yards downstream.A motorcycle crash Dec. 27 just off the bridge near the Georgia Welcome Center was also fatal. Joseph Cole, 52, of North Augusta, died Jan. 3.Don Grantham, the chairman of the Georgia State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-14/georgia-eyes-new-savannah-ri
I-20 crashes slowing traffic

...During that time, crews would close one lane of traffic from mile marker .05 in South Carolina to the Georgia Welcome Center.Those repairs, however, came to a standstill Wednesday when the South Carolina Highway Patrol was called around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-04/i-20-crashes-slowing-t
Savannah River bridge delays expected on I-20

...one lane of the interstate over the Savannah River Bridge from mile marker 0.5 in South Carolina to the Georgia Welcome Center.Repairs will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day until completion, which is expected on Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-03/savannah-river-bridge-delays
Victim in December motorcycle accident dies

A North Augusta man involved in a motorcycle accident at the Georgia Welcome Center on Dec. 27 died Saturday, Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said.Joseph Cole, 52, suffered multiple blunt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-03/victim-december-motorcycle-a
Georgia welcome centers to get facelift

...pay for renovating Georgia's welcome centers and rest areas.The Department...enhance the appearance of the nine welcome centers and 17 rest areas that dot the...vending machines and maps, and the welcome centers offer tourist information and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-29/georgia-wel
Road Trips: Cruise-in on the Town Square, Edgefield

...Civic League will serve spaghetti suppers for $7 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tompkins Library on the Square. Call the Welcome Center at (803) 637-4010 to reserve a ticket.WKSX will be playing oldies via live broadcast. A 50/50 drawing will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-14/road-trips-cruise-tow
Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia On My Mind Day to be treat for tourists, locals

...big day on Thursday, Nov. 13, 1969, when Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox came to Augusta to dedicate the eighth "Welcome Center" in the state.The seven-acre site on I-20 at the Savannah River was said to be large enough to accommodate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-09/ramblin-rhodes-georgi
Sex offender faces new charges after soliciting teen boy

...14-year-old for sex in the restroom at the Georgia Welcome Center on Monday, police said.Donald Middleton, 55...Richmond County deputies were called to the welcome center at 1 Welcome Center Drive, where a 14-year-old Blythewood, S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-04/sex-offender-faces-new