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The Real Story Behind The Augusta’s Land Swap With The Board of Education



Two weeks ago, Augusta Commissioners approved a land swap with the Board of Education, which has Augusta taking over the Houghton school property and, in exchange, receiving land adjacent to T.W. Josey High School. This land swap is tied to the agreed upon demolition of the old jail on Walton Way.

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