The Art of Living

By Ashlee Duren  |  Photos by Amy J. Owen When you step inside the home of Anna and Nick Dickinson, you would never know the couple has two teenage sons. “That’s because I kicked the boys out when they were 14 and 9,” Anna says with a laugh. Not to worry – she did not...

Fired Up – Mastering the Art of Grilling

By Ryan Lutz  |  Photo provided by REC TEC Last Thanksgiving, my heart leapt at my older brother’s invitation. An outdoorsman and exceptional upland hunter, he had invited the family to his house for a meal that included his much beloved dove poppers. Though it is no...

Feeding Friendships

By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen I’ve always had what might be considered a “healthy” relationship with food. I like to think it’s because I have a healthy relationship with people. Food is a wonderful thing, especially in this country, where we can...
Love, Lies & Loyalty

Love, Lies & Loyalty

By Brian Panowich   Those three “L” words are being used to describe my new novel, Hard Cash Valley, which should be on shelves as you read this, and my editor here at Augusta Magazine was kind enough to let me use this space to give y’all a peek behind the curtain of...

In Good Taste – May/June 2020

In Good Taste – May/June 2020

By Vera Stewart  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen There are two perfect windows of opportunity in Augusta to entertain outdoors: Late spring after the pollen has subsided, and late fall when the temperatures begin to dip.  The expansion of our entertaining spaces to the...

Good Taste May/June 2020

Good Taste May/June 2020

EAT - Never Argue Over Dinner Again By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki When I first moved to the area seven years ago, my husband and I were broke newlyweds. We both loved to eat and cook and wanted to explore restaurants that were unique to the area. It...

Short Takes: May/June 2020

Short Takes: May/June 2020

Georgia Trust Honors Local Buildings The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in April announced five Augusta winners of its annual awards with four connected to historic buildings and the fifth honoring a local civic leader. Founded in 1973, the Georgia Trust for...

Publisher Notes: May/June 2020

Publisher Notes: May/June 2020

Rumi, a 13th century poet and philosopher, once said, “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” A couple of months ago life was different for all of us. Here at Augusta Magazine, we were getting ready for the...

Christopher Crenshaw’s Musical Journey

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

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

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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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.  ...