Celebrate National Cat Day with Advocacy—and Great Gifts for Felines and Their Parents

Jackson Galaxy's Major Mojo Cat Kickers are a top seller. (©Jackson Galaxy) By Jennifer McKee National Cat Day was started in 2005 to raise awareness of homeless cats and encourage adoption (more on that in a moment). In celebration of cat day, we've compiled a list...

How to Feed Exotic Animals From Your Car at Eudora Farms

Keep your eye on the camels or they'll steal the feed right out of your bucket. (©David McKee) By Jennifer McKee An easy hour drive from Augusta lies the unforgettable drive-through experience that is Eudora Farms. Hundreds of exotic animals live at the...

11 Great Vodka Cocktails That Are Perfect for Fall

By Jennifer McKee There’s never a bad time to enjoy our favorite spirit. Why not raise a glass and celebrate the return of autumn with a new cocktail recipe or a canned vodka cocktail? There’s something for every taste below.  Pumpkin Patch(courtesy Crystal Head...
Everything You Need to Celebrate National Coffee Day

Everything You Need to Celebrate National Coffee Day

East Nashville Morning cocktail By Jennifer McKee From coffee-flavored liqueurs to cocktail recipes to the best tumblers for carrying your caffeine fix, we've got everything you need to get buzzed in style. East Nashville Morning (courtesy George Dickel Bourbon and...

King of the Field

King of the Field

By Joe Manus  |  Paintings courtesy of LouPasqua.com My dad’s name was Tommy. Everyone loved Tommy. He was tanned, muscular, funny and he had a mustache that could charm its way into any opportunity and out of any conflict. He was a South Carolina boy who chased a...

“Here, There Be Lions”

“Here, There Be Lions”

By Brian Panowich It’s April in Augusta and everyone who lives here knows what that means—the majestic gates of Augusta National open and our city welcomes people from all over the world to the Masters. It’s a big deal. And all of us locals are pretty proud of it....

Taste October 2021

Taste October 2021

EAT - Board in Aiken By Griffin Nelson  |  Photography by John Antaki The charcuterie and dessert boards by Board in Aiken are anything but boring. The company, started by good friends Ashley Elvis and Casey Young, is serving up a variation of meat, cheese, and snack...

In Good Taste – October 2021

In Good Taste – October 2021

Fan Favorites  |  Celebrating Season 10By Vera Stewart | Photos by Amy J. Owen   The VeryVera Show, currently in its 10th season, airs in 34 metropolitan markets across 15 states. Each episode showcases Vera’s natural teaching ability with prompts that remind us to...

Talk of the Town October 2021

Talk of the Town October 2021

Augusta Training Shop Handcrafted snowflakes, colorful paper mâché ornaments, cross paintings, CaneLine jewelry and other unique gifts are not the only things that set the Augusta Training Shop (ATS) apart from other shops in Augusta. Their story is the main reason...

Publisher Notes: October 2021

It has been a rough 18 months for many Augusta area businesses. First it was the pandemic, then came staffing challenges and supply chain issues. And yes, the effects are lingering and now we face a new variant and new challenges. Despite the many adversities, we have...

Get Out and Enjoy Nature on National Hunting & Fishing Day

Get Out and Enjoy Nature on National Hunting & Fishing Day

A proud fisherboy shows off his catch. (©Georgia DNR) By Jennifer McKee September 25 is National Hunting & Fishing Day. Former President Richard M. Nixon established the day in 1972 as a way of celebrating hunters and anglers for the time and money they donated to...

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