Positive response in second Ellis Street Option meeting

August 30, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga.---A new waterway in downtown Augusta is looking like more of a possibility.

Tonight, a second meeting was held to talk over outgoing Augusta commissioner Andy Cheek's Ellis Street Option. The project would essentially make Ellis and 12th Street into canals lined with shops.

News 12 was at the town hall meeting, where feedback was again positive.

"It's overwhelming supportive of the plan," Cheek said. "It continues to move forward and people are excited about the possibilities."

There are plans for a third town hall meeting next Thursday, September 6.


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  • by Libby Location: North Augusta on Aug 31, 2007 at 11:29 AM
    I think it is a great idea! When need to do whatever we can to bring charm back to Downtown. We just need to crack down on the crime there first!
  • by shorty Location: augusta on Aug 31, 2007 at 10:27 AM
    this town is horrible......the only thing good about augusta is the martinez/evans area. i guess its all about the benjamin's& i don't make enough so i live in a run down trailer park.
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