Day trip: Madison, Georgia Oozes Southern Charm

By Jennifer McKee One of Georgia’s largest and oldest National Historic Districts, Madison, Georgia is known for its antebellum homes, recreational opportunities and Southern grace. History buffs will recall that Madison is the town Sherman refused to burn on his...

Her Own Path

Daughter of Augusta Makes Judicial History By Ryan Lutz  |  Photo by Chris Thelen Born of the sun, they travelled a short while toward the sun And left the vivid air signed with their honour. ~ Stephen Spender, “The Truly Great” The first time I ever met a judge, I...

Amazing Carolina Bays

However they were formed, these special features of the Carolinas offer rich and vital diversity By Mac McCall  |  Photo provided by Linda Lee of SRS In 1930, as the country descended into the depths of the Great Depression, a Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based lumber company...
A Home With A View

A Home With A View

By Ashlee Duren  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen Imagine waking up to views of the Savannah River every morning. That is the what Debbie and David Huguenin see each morning from their Evans home. Guests are greeted by those same breathtaking views of the river, complete with...

Blue-Collar Heroes

Blue-Collar Heroes

By Brian Panowich The whole world, man. It’s a hoot. Especially right now, here in Georgia, as I write this. I’m not sure if it’s chaos or tranquility out there, since I’ve been locked up in the house with my kids for a couple months playing Jenga and learning why...

In Good Taste – July 2020

In Good Taste – July 2020

By Vera Stewart  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen Sing the South with Summer Appetizers The aromas, textures, colors and tastes of summer are the BEST!  In thinking about cooling off, maybe by the pool or under a shaded structure, having something delicious and attractive to...

Good Taste July 2020

Good Taste July 2020

EAT - Cafe 209 By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki I walk in the door to a hearty welcome and what would certainly be a huge hug if it weren’t for COVID-19 restrictions. I’ve never felt so at home despite 6 feet of separation. And I get the impression that...

Short Takes: July 2020

Short Takes: July 2020

EVENTS July 4 Happy Birthday America! July 10 Friends of the Columbia County Library Book Sale July 25 Saturday Chef Community Cooking Class Helms College July 27 National Love is Kind Day Tell someone you love them while you have the chance... tomorrow isn’t...

Publisher Notes: July 2020

Publisher Notes: July 2020

The current state of affairs in our country saddens me. I was raised to love and respect everyone. A person’s skin tone was just that, their skin tone. It has nothing to do with who they are as a person. As humans, we all have the same organs, our blood is red and we...

Day Trip: Harlem, Georgia

Day Trip: Harlem, Georgia

By Jennifer McKee   Incorporated in 1870 after its founders sought an alternative to the neighboring, boisterous town of Saw Dust, Harlem, Georgia is still known for its wholesome values. Its streets are dotted with mom-and-pop shops and restaurants, and historic...

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Day Trip: Winterville, Georgia

Day Trip: Winterville, Georgia

By Jennifer McKee Beginning its life as a railroad town, the city of Winterville, Georgia, is named after its designation as Winter’s Station in the...

The Art of Living

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...

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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.  ...