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

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 to the South Carolina side of the river. “I absolutely love living in Hammonds Ferry,” Kimberly said. “I feel like we...
2020 Brides

2020 Brides

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

In Good Taste

In Good Taste

Entertaining has inspired me since childhood. Through experiences at my grandmother’s house and growing up in a home where occasions were always over-the-top, I learned that presentation was key. As a new wife and mother in Cartersville, Ga., and then Madison, Ga., I...

Spring Garden Tips

Spring Garden Tips

Crisp lines in the landscape can make or break a design. Now is a great time to use shovels and an edger to clean up grass and bed lines. An old trick I think is great is to use half-inch thin-wall PVC connected together to lay out the lines. They come in 20-foot ...

A Gift of Music

A Gift of Music

How much love can a bucket hold? Probably depends on whose bucket … If we’re talking Ellis Johnson’s, we’re talking high capacity. Like many men up in their 80s, Johnson has a bucket list, but he attends to his with more earnestness than most. That’s because he has...

Publisher Notes: February/March 2020

Publisher Notes: February/March 2020

If you’ve lived in Augusta for any length of time and have a taste for Southern cuisine, then you know of Vera Stewart. Vera, also known as Very Vera, is an entrepreneur, caterer,  Southern cooking show host and most recently, an author. Her cookbook, titled The Very...

February/March 2020 Calendar of Events

February/March 2020 Calendar of Events

  February Events February 2.  Georgia Bridal Show at Bell Auditorium February 6.  Ron White at Miller Theater February 13.  Augusta Symphony presents The Music of Billy Joel at Miller Theater February 14.  Rhonda Vincent at Imperial Theatre February 14. Three...

Good Taste February/March 2020

Good Taste February/March 2020

Above photograph by Zach McCabe   EAT - Pineapple Ink Tavern When sea trade became more prevalent between the Caribbean and Europe and North American coasts in the 14th-16th century, the sweet taste and short shelf-life of pineapples made them a hot commodity:...

Short Takes: February/March 2020

Short Takes: February/March 2020

TECH Sony WH-H900N h.ear on 2 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones Enjoy more music, more comfort and more colors that fit seamlessly into your world. The h.ear on 2 Wireless NC features high-resolution audio for studio-quality sound plus better Bluetooth streaming...

This Is The Steeple…

This Is The Steeple…

Remember when you were a kid and you intertwined your fingers of both hands downward and recited to someone: “This is the church, and this is the steeple.” Then you would point your two index fingers skyward to touch forming the “steeple.” Next, you would put your...

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Of Skyline and People

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The Fight for Augusta

The Fight for Augusta

In an era where downtown hosts the Georgia Cyber Center, it may be hard to imagine an Augusta stained by the brutality of a bush war and riven by...

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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.  ...