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Column: Citizens, government need to support Augusta’s tradition of green



by Kevin de l'Aigle

Have you ever pondered the Masters’ green jacket or the green “Augusta” signs around town? For decades, Augusta has relished and cherished her tradition of green.

Consider the magnificent trees of our city - the great gingko at the Old Government House, planted when George...

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  1. In my opinion most of the trees on Broad Street need to be permanently removed. On reason would be to eliminate the daily cleanup of leaves thus saving money. The other is that they hide the facade of most of the building…plus the business district looks better without them.

  2. If city needs $ to clean itself up consider selling some of city owned properties that have potential but not in hands of our incompetent city leaders: eg: engine company #7; Naval Reserve building on Central Ave; Boathouse on River; and city owned vacant lots too numerious to list.

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