2021 Arts Awards

By Augusta Magazine Staff Lillie Morris - Artist of the Year Award Lillie Morris is no stranger to the world of art, especially to the abstract world she creates with her paintbrush and imagination. To Morris, emotion and interpretation are key elements to her body of...

“My Uncle Walter”

By Brian Panowich “Your Uncle Walter died today. Just two weeks shy of his 99th birthday. He led a full life. No funeral.” That was the entirety of the text message I received from my mother in June to let me know about the death of my uncle. Ninety-nine years of...

Taste August/September 2021

EAT - Meimei’s Dim Sum By Griffin Nelson  |  Photography by John Antaki I’ve done lots traveling and sampled many different kinds of international food, but Meimei’s Dim Sum was a first for me and I was so excited to try something new to me and to the area! Meihong...
In Good Taste – August/September 2021

In Good Taste – August/September 2021

The Hands That Feed MeBy Vera Stewart | Photos by Amy J. Owen   Throughout my career, I have corrected those that have called me a Chef and just reiterated, that I consider myself a good home cook and a reliable hostess.  Together, those attributes have resulted in a...

Talk of the Town August/September 2021

Talk of the Town August/September 2021

Paceline Ride 2021 The annual Paceline Ride is a casual and fun bike ride designed to raise funds for the Georgia Cancer Center. PaceDay 2021 is happening October 16 in Augusta. Once registered, bikers can choose between a 25, 45, or 100-mile route. Each linear route...

Publisher Notes: August/September 2021

I can remember the first time my mother took me to see Cats at the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta. It was a experience I will never forget. Dressed to the nines, we had dinner at a restaurant nearby and then walked a few blocks to the Fox. As we were ushered to our...

Farr More and Associates Launches in Augusta

Farr More and Associates Launches in Augusta

Tonia Gibbons is the driving force behind Farr More and Associates. (Courtesy Tonia Gibbons) By Jennifer McKee There's a brand new consulting agency on the scene in Augusta. Farr More and Associates, whose team has more than 50 years of combined experience, celebrates...

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Augusta’s love affair with ‘base ball’ dates to games before the Civil War by Don Rhodes One of my favorite things to do for special Augusta visitors who are huge baseball and/or music fans is to give them my scaled-down, personalized tour of local places related to...

Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch

Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch

Young professionals between the ages of 25 and 35 are changing the landscape - surpassing previous generations in numbers and diversity, these young professionals have taken on a new role of influence, especially in shaping the future of economic growth and labor...

Food Network Champion Heads Up the New Edgar’s Bakehouse

Edgar's Bakehouse's sweets are the stuff dreams are made of. (Courtesy Edgar's Bakehouse) By Jennifer McKee Visions of Sugar Queens dance in our heads. No, we're not misquoting a classic holiday tale, our mouths are watering after the most delectable new pastries on...

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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...

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