There are old money families that own everything. The average wage is $8 an hour. Thus the plantation system still exists.
Most of the middle class works at The Savannah River Site in Aiken. This is the national nuclear waste dump, so Augusta has become the largest cancer cluster in the nation. being down river from S.R.S.
This is a filthy dump! avoid at all costs! The white residents blame everything on the "Yankees" and the black population blames everything on "Slavery". The people of African decent are as racist as the whites. But I was told "I'm black, I can't be racist!
Do us all a favor, have a civil war reenactment and use live ammo. This would definitely up the national gene pool. Maybe they could get a pay per view deal and pave the roads!
I am from Oregon and got asked what side we were on during the civil war. I never knew the west coast people were "Yankees". Apparently any grasp of the English language makes one a Yankee.
Famous land marks include-
Augusta National Golf Club
Augusta Country Club
Augusta is a staple of a southern american town where, a mainly white, rich half of the town is one one side of the main railroad tracks, and the mainly black side is on the other.