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Cue the Mister Rogers music, because Augusta has been named the number one most neighborly city in America!

A company called Neighbor compiled the list, based on statistics like volunteering and charitable giving. (Nearly 90 percent of tax returns from Augustans included contributions to charity!)

Another fun fact about our neighborly city: we apparently love to carpool; about 11 percent of Augustans carpool to work.

Here’s the complete list of the most neighborly cities in the United States:

  1. Augusta, Georgia
  2. Salt Lake City, Utah
  3. Columbia, South Carolina
  4. Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  5. Portland, Oregon
  6. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  7. Washington, D.C.
  8. Spokane, Washington
  9. Greenville, South Carolina
  10. Rochester, New York
  11. Ogden, Utah
  12. Jacksonville, Florida
  13. Seattle, Washington
  14. Colorado Springs, Colorado
  15. Sacramento, California
  16. Bridgeport, Connecticut
  17. Lakeland, Florida
  18. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  19. Denver, Colorado
  20. Grand Rapids, Michigan
  21. Tucson, Arizona
  22. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  23. Charlotte, North Carolina
  24. Honolulu, Hawaii
  25. Fort Myers, Florida

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Jenny Bender is one third of the Kicks Wake Up Krew on Kicks 99 in Augusta, Georgia, along with Cash & Dub. She's married to Chris Bender and is doting dog mom to their two rescue fur babies, Mary Poppins Bender & Truly Scrumptious Bender. Jenny is a karaoke queen who loves Jesus, country music, cheese, and the color pink.