We visit with three of the top local faces in fishing. Bill Baab recalls that it was Earl Tyler DeLoach (the first local writer for The Augusta Chronicle to cover the sport of fishing) who inspired and mentored him after joining the daily newspaper as its first copy boy in September 1955.
By Joe Manus | Painting by Rod Crossman My index finger on my left hand is missing part of its tip. It is a daily reminder of my fishing roots. When I was little, I whittled my own lures. I would shape them to look like the more handsome store-bought ones in my...
By Hailea Boykin Born and raised in Augusta, Quinn Shelt is determind to make a difference. As the current Miss Augusta, Shelt, a recent graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Communication Studies, is using...
In April 2021, the Community Foundation for the CSRA, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the CSRA and the Medical College of Georgia Foundation began a project designed to help residents of the Harrisburg and Laney Walker neighborhoods thrive.
Celebrating our 10th season this year with the show has been incredible! I so appreciate the opportunity I was given by WJBF to have my own show.
The independent bookstore. It evokes a certain kind of warm and comfortable feeling, does it not? Like a sunny day on Main Street, or in our case, on Broad Street.
The only thing better than fresh ice cream is fresh ice cream that’s been spiked, and that’s what the new Buzzed Bull Creamery in Evans is all about.
Coming to Augusta for the first time is the Beyond Van Gogh: Immersive Experience with over 300 of his artworks on display using projection technology that animates and brings new life to familiar faces, places and atmospheres.
It was the grandest of structures by all accounts. Its imposing bulk and impressive façade dominated the landscape, taking up acres of real estate at the corner of 8th and Broad streets.
In 2015, I had the pleasure of meeting 10 individuals who were chosen by a committee of leaders in our community to be the Top 10 in 10 Young...
Jennifer and Grady Blanchard are down-to-earth Southern folk who love Jesus, family gatherings and slow-cooked barbecue. Their faith runs deep, as does their love for furry four-legged creatures, so much so that two years ago the couple purchased 20 acres in Appling where they developed and currently run Blanchard Mini Farms.
Few investors had the determination to take on the renovation of the dilapidated Charles Hammond House, built in the late 1700s in North Augusta, until Augusta-reared insurance agent James O’Neal did in 2017.
Best of Augusta
It’s comforting to remember that in 2021, there are still plenty of bests to offset all the worsts of 2020.
It’s comforting to remember that even in 2020, by popular acclaim the worst year most of us have ever had the misfortune to endure, there are still plenty of bests to offset all the worsts. Please enjoy all the proof the following pages provide. DINING...
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. ...