From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Augusta (/ əˈɡʌstə /), officially Augusta–Richmond County, is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia. The city lies across the Savannah River from South Carolina at the head of its navigable portion.
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Augusta, Georgia was founded in 1736 as part of the British colony of Georgia, under the supervision of colony founder James Oglethorpe. It was the colony's second established town, after Savannah. Today, Augusta is the second-largest city in Georgia, and the largest city of the Central Savannah River Area.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Augusta, Georgia, USA. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding missing items with reliable sources.
- Large events and festivals
- Theater and dance
- Musical venues and companies
- Artists' Row
The culture of Augusta, Georgia is influenced by the many different perspectives and histories of its community members, as well as its own history. The large African American population of the area as well as the city's rural surroundings have affected the types of festivals and culture produced within the city. Another major influence on the culture of the city is the annual Masters golf tournament held in April of each year. The most prolific cultural medium produced by the city is its musici
Augusta is host to a variety of annual events. The largest event held in the city each year is the Masters golf tournament bringing in around 250,000 visitors. One of the majors of the PGA tour, the Masters is also a major cultural influence on the city. Most semi-professional sports teams in the city are named for puns related to the tournament. Many establishments in the city, especially in the area around the Augusta National Golf Club, are also named in a similar manner. Restaurants througho
The metropolitan area supports a number of theatrical venues and both amateur and professional companies. The Imperial Theatre, where James Brown formerly practiced, and the Bell Auditorium are the largest dedicated theater venues in Augusta. The Miller Theater was formerly a movie theater and reopened in 2018 as the home of the Augusta Symphony and a theatrical space for music, comedy, dance and theatrical performances. The Le Chat Noir Theatre is a new addition to the theater scene in Augusta.
The James Brown Arena is the largest venue in Augusta. It is used for a variety of events. Notably, the arena was named for Augusta-native musician James Brown just prior to his death in 2006. The Sky City is a new music venue in town while Sector 7G caters to the youth music scene. The Augusta Symphony is a full concert orchestra that performs four major series each year. The Augusta Choral Society often performs with them, but also has its own concerts and series.
Artists' Row is a small district located in downtown along Broad Street. This is an important landmark in downtown Augusta because it is one of the first revitalization efforts begun downtown. It is named for the art galleries located along the 700-1200 blocks. The business fronts stay open for First Friday, which began in 1995. Every first Friday of the month downtown galleries, dinners, and boutiques stay open until 10 pm.
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- Notable alumni and faculty
Augusta University is a public university and academic medical center in Augusta, Georgia. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite medical campuses in Savannah, Albany, Rome, and Athens. It employs over 15,000 people, has more than 56,000 alumni, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Augusta University Health System includes the 478-bed Augusta University Medical Center, the 154-bed Children's Hospital of Georgia, and more than 80 o
Augusta University's main campus in Augusta, Georgia, encompasses more than 200 acres and has four local campuses. It is made up of the former campuses between Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University, with additions from the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.
The College of Nursing has a satellite campus in Athens. AU's Medical College of Georgia operates a partnership with the University of Georgia on the University of Georgia's new Health Sciences Campus, also in Athens. In 2010, MCG partnered with the University of Georgia to creat
East Central Regional Hospital contains two locations in Augusta and Gracewood, was taken over by GRU for administrative purposes in 2009 after the facility was considered for closure. The university's College of Nursing is actively involved in the daily activities, including pat
Fort Gordon is home to the US Army Cyber Center of Excellence and the US Army Cyber Command. The partnership will strengthen the relationship between AU and ARCYBER by assisting soldiers transferring their training to the private sector as well as by sharing resources. The ribbon
Augusta competes at the NCAA Division I level in women's and men's golf and is a Division II participant in its 11 other sports. The mascot is the Jaguar. The men's golf program captured the school's first NCAA Division I Men's Golf National Championship on June 6, 2010 in Ooltewah, Tennessee, when the Jaguars defeated Oklahoma State University. The Jags then became the first Division I men's golf program in 27 years to repeat as National Champions on June 5, 2011 when they defeated the Universi
Notable alumni and faculty of Augusta University's predecessor institutions include: 1. Doug Barnard, Jr., Congressman 2. Chen Be-yue, Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of China 3. John Britton, former professor, murdered by an anti-abortion extremist in 1994 4. Paul Broun, Congressman 5. Joelle Carter, actress 6. Edward J. Cashin, American historian; Professor emeritus of History; Director of the Center for the Study of Georgia History 7. Hervey M. Cleckley, co-author of the b
University Hospital is a non-profit 581-bed private hospital located in downtown Augusta, Georgia.Established in 1818, it is the second-oldest hospital in Georgia. Although University Hospital is a teaching institution, it does not currently sponsor an academic program resulting in
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