North Augusta's downtown has recently blossomed with the development of Riverside Village, and the downtown area is on the minds of both the city and North Augusta Forward, a local nonprofit.

North Augusta’s newest restaurant opened its doors Friday. Southbound Smokehouse, located in SRP Park in Riverside Village, is “where classic southern barbecue meets friendly neighborhood cantina,” according to their website.

The newest piece of Riverside Village in North Augusta is nearing completion before opening its doors. The 180-room Crowne Plaza Hotel is preparing to welcome its first guests at the beginning of January.

The past year has brought baseball and residents into Riverside Village in North Augusta, but construction is still going on in the “live, work, play” development.

SRP Park, the new Augusta GreenJackets' stadium in North Augusta, is adding to its list of recognitions, as the team announced SRP Park has been named Ballpark Digest's Ballpark of the Year for 2018.


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The Augusta GreenJackets announced Tuesday afternoon that their new North Augusta ballpark will be called SRP Park, breaking the news in a press event at North Augusta's municipal building.

NORTH AUGUSTA — Solar energy and riverside development dominated the public discussion Monday evening in the North Augusta City Council's study session.

A pair of agenda items relating to Riverside Village at Hammond's Ferry in North Augusta, including a closed-door discussion about potential lease agreements, as well as financial contracts involving solar power are on the agenda for a North Augusta City Council study session planned for Monday.

An update on the progress at Riverside Village followed by measure to reserve about 1 1/2 acres for Greeneway parking will come up for discussion during a pair of meetings Monday night.

NORTH AUGUSTA — Fletcher Dickert and David McGhee are to remain in their roles as shepherds of the Project Jackson construction effort, involving a baseball stadium and a variety of residential and retail facilities on the edge of the Savannah River, as approved in Monday's North Augusta Cit…

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