Short Takes: April 2016

Willie Jones What Willie Jones remembers best is all the walking. Favorite hole at the Augusta National:Hole number 17 because it’s the most difficult. My Jack Nicklaus moment: We played with him one time; Brewer was getting some tips from him! I’ve also met:...

Short Takes: February/March 2016

Faces: Singing Valentines “We carry Kleenex with us,” says Lowell Dorn with a laugh. As a singer with the Garden City Chorus’s Singing Valentines, he’s seen his share of tears on Valentine’s Day when he and his fellow barbershop harmony performers travel across the...

Short Takes: November/December 2015

This past January, the Thomson Elementary School teacher was leading an assignment on New Year’s resolutions—and shared her own resolution with her third-grade class: to be more giving of herself. And even more than that she planned to donate an organ. When I’m not...

Short Takes: October 2015

North Augusta author Christine Hurley Derisowrote her first story, “The Happy Family,” when she was just six years old (Fun fact: Her mother still has a copy.). Although she now has seven published books under her belt with books eight and nine set to come out later...

Short Takes: August/September 2015

Laura Cameron On January 30 of next year, Laura Cameron will blow out 100 candles on her birthday cake.  But the centenarian hasn’t slowed down a bit—and neither have her fingers. By next year, Cameron will have played the piano for 93 years. She started with lessons...