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Mayor’s Fishing Pond temporarily closed



The Mayor’s Fishing Pond at Phinizy Swamp, located at 1823 Lock and Dam Rd., will be closed to the public until July 23 due to recent flooding. Recent showers have swelled the pond to the degree that it is not safe.

According to a news release, the City of Augusta will reschedule the planned Jul...

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  1. Since the woke crowd is renaming public and government facilities that offend their feelings, I support renaming The Mayor’s Pond due to the negative impacts of the word “mayor” on many Augustans’ pride, wallets, and faith in their government.

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