Christopher Crenshaw’s Musical Journey

Christopher Crenshaw’s musical journey has taken him from playing keyboard in his father’s traveling gospel quartet to working side-by-side with a living legend. Now Crenshaw, a Thomson native, has finished up work as composer on the acclaimed new album, “The Fifties:...

We Give a Shirt

By Griffin Nelson      In the past decade or so, the small business industry in the Augusta area has grown exponentially. But as we all know, at the beginning of March this year, COVID-19 and the precautionary measures that had to be instituted to prevent its spread...

Behind The Lens

By Johnathan McGinty It’s a Friday afternoon, and Paul Lester is getting ready for a “rock and roll cruise.” As such, he’s spending the weekend getting his bags ready and tackling a few errands, but for a man who by his own admission doesn’t typically take a vacation,...
Beyond Golf

Beyond Golf

British general who played in the very first Masters was no slacker By Don Rhodes “Gentlemen, you are soldiers now. Don’t forget it. I don’t care what you were in civilian life — share pushers, lawyers, plumbers, piano salesmen — by God you’re soldiers now! Anyone who...

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

By Abigail Lennon Most people need not look far to find someone they know or love who has been touched by cancer. Whether those loved ones are in a fight for their life, have beaten the diagnosis again and again or have lost the battle, everyone has a story to tell....

Ike’s Impact

Ike’s Impact

President Dwight D. Eisenhower had special relationship with golf, Augusta National All good Augustans are at least vaguely familiar with President Eisenhower’s visits to Augusta National Golf Club. Everyone fondly recalls his perennial frustration with the pine tree...

In Good Taste – April 2020

In Good Taste – April 2020

How many times has the following happened to you? You’re relaxing at home or busy with errands when you find out last minute that you’re having company over to watch the game or the golf tournament. While I have a few go-to recipes that are easy to whip up for these...

Good Taste April 2020

Good Taste April 2020

Above photography by Alison South Marketing Group, Austin Templeton   ARTISAN - Vance’s Bakery Bar At the end of 2017, after some big, life-altering events and with a quickly approaching military retirement, Troy and Amy Adamo sat down and asked themselves, “If...

Short Takes: April 2020

Short Takes: April 2020

TECH Mercari, the Selling App Looking for a fast and easy way to sell or buy (almost) anything? Then look no further than Mercari, the selling app. Mercari can help you sell all that stuff you don’t use, never used or simply outgrew. Shoes to electronics. Fashion to...

Publisher Notes: April 2020

Publisher Notes: April 2020

For months now, Augusta area residents and businesses have spent countless hours preparing for the arrival of golf patrons. Every spring our fair city plays host to the world’s most famous golf tournament - the Masters. The first tournament was played in 1934. Eighty...

Anti-Social Media

Anti-Social Media

By Brian PanowichIllustration by Michael Rushbrook   So, I did a thing. As of Jan. 1, 2020, I signed off of social media. I closed up shop on Facebook, signed out of Twitter and Instagram, and even let go of my long-standing account on Pinterest. Now, I still...

Let There Be A Joyful Noise!!! Shout Bamalama!

Let There Be A Joyful Noise!!! Shout Bamalama!

FOUR WORLD-FAMOUS SINGERS WHO WERE FIRST HEARD IN LOCAL HISTORIC BLACK CHURCHES   "O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving and make a joyful noise unto him with...

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At Home in Hammonds Ferry

At Home in Hammonds Ferry

When Kimberly and Charlie Knox began to build their fourth – and maybe their final – home, it was all about location. The couple chose to relocate...

2020 Brides

2020 Brides

A look at the newly weds of 2019.   Appears in the February/March 2020 issue of Augusta Magazine.

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Best of Augusta 2019

Best of Augusta 2019

It’s our favorite issue of the year! Whether your new to Augusta or a long-time resident, the Best of Augusta has something for everyone. We invite you to discover the area’s top stores, restaurants, recreation spots and much more as chosen by you, our readers.  ...

Best of Augusta 2018

Best of Augusta 2018

It’s pretty special to know that the White House — well, the First Lady at least — evidently reads our magazine. We don’t even mind that she stole (OK, borrowed) the concept behind Best of Augusta for her “Be Best” campaign. All the winners who follow took her...

Best of Augusta 2017

Best of Augusta 2017

It’s our favorite issue of the year! Whether your new to Augusta or a long-time resident, the Best of Augusta has something for everyone. We invite you to discover the area’s top stores, restaurants, recreation spots and much more as chosen by you, our readers.  ...