Georgia Breaks the Top 3 in Safe-State Survey

A sign from a Georgia Welcome Center. (©Tallapoosa, GA, USA/Shutterstock) By Jennifer McKee As employees shifted to working from home due to COVID-19 and moving to cities they wanted to live in rather than had to live in, job matchmakers Expertise.com started studying...

Make Your Makeup Routine More Playful With the Help of Sephora and Coach

Get "Rexy" with this lovely T-Rex makeup palette. (Courtesy of Coach) By Jennifer McKee Here's a limited-edition collection you'll want to jump on. Beauty and fashion brands Sephora and Coach have teamed up for a series of playful eyeshadow palettes, brushes, lip...

The Best Way to Enjoy Your Girl Scout Cookies? Pair Them With Rum Cocktails!

Toast-Yay! cookies + Breakfast in Bed Old Fashioned cocktail (photo and recipe by @theroguebrusselsprout) By Jennifer McKee It's Girl Scout Cookie season! And we've got the ultimate way to enjoy your cookie haul—with cocktail pairings from Kōloa Rum; their products...
Fun and Feel-Good Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Fun and Feel-Good Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day and the Zodiac with this collection from Davidoff (©Davidoff of Geneva) By Jennifer McKee Still looking for a gift for that special someone? Read on for ideas to go in every room of your house—and to a great cause. For the Bedroom Make the...

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Augusta

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Augusta

Lucy Craft Laney is one of Augusta's African American icons (©Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau) By Jennifer McKee Augusta is rich in African American heritage. Learn more about iconic figures such as James Brown, Jessye Norman and Lucy Craft Laney at the...

Collier and Chris Wedding

Collier and Chris Wedding

February 1, 2020 By Hailea Boykin  •  Photography by Ashley Seawell Photography Surrounded by family and friends on a crisp February day, Collier McLeod and Chris Field said I do to forever at the Church of the Good Shepherd where two previous generations of the...

The Reception

The Reception

A wedding is really all about the details. From color palettes and flowers to venues and menus to cocktail hours and seating arrangements, every detail is carefully planned to create a memorable day for each couple. But the reception is often what guests remember the...

More Augusta

The Details

The Details

All in the Details There is much to consider when planning the perfect wedding. From invitations and bouquets, to music, dancing and cocktails, no...

Current Issue

Best of Augusta 2020 Winners

Videos

Best of Augusta

Best of Augusta 2020

Best of Augusta 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...

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...