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Augusta Mayor wants city to limit train noise downtown

Updated: 05/23/2016 - Downtown Augusta has seen success in the past year filling storefronts along Broad Street, but Mayor Hardie Davis wants to see Augusta compete with the kind of development other city's are doing, cities like Greenville and Charlotte are building up, as well as out.

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Parks master plan recommends some city pools be demolished

Updated: 05/23/2016 - Augusta's Director of Parks Glenn Parker thinks a core mission of the city is to teach kids how to swim, but they also want to figure out the best use of public pools, and they'll be able to pour two million SPLOST dollars into the pools for improvements.

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Commissioner wants city to be more senior friendly

Updated: 05/18/2016 - Commissioner Bill Lockett says he's trying to move the city into the twenty first century. He wants to see improvements from transportation to the walkability of Augusta, but he says there's a lot to do, and it needs to be priority number one.

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Patterson Bridge Road detour worries people who have to drive on it

Updated: 05/17/2016 - Former Aiken County paramedic Patrick Oellerich is counting his blessings after having a heart attack last week. He says it took first responders nearly 30 minutes to get to him because of the detour around the closed Patterson Bridge Road.

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Help for eroding beaches

Posted: 05/14/2016 - - Beaufort area leaders want more state money earmarked for rebuilding eroding beaches - particularly for Hunting Island State Park where erosion chews away as much as 30 feet of beach a year.

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National nonprofit airing radio ads opposing refugee bill

Updated: 05/13/2016 - A national nonprofit that advocates for immigrants is airing ads in South Carolina urging residents to oppose legislation that requires refugees to register and holds liable those who help them resettle.

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