A New View

A New View

By Don Rhodes WRDW-TV may be moving from North Augusta, but 66 years of memories are staying behind   From high on Summerville hill, where they lived on Heard Avenue near the Partridge Inn childhood friends Bob Smith and Dan Miller could see the new steel towers of...
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...
Let There Be A Joyful Noise!!! Shout Bamalama!

Let There Be A Joyful Noise!!! Shout Bamalama!

FOUR WORLD-FAMOUS SINGERS WHO WERE FIRST HEARD IN LOCAL HISTORIC BLACK CHURCHES   “O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving and make a joyful noise unto him with...
This Is The Steeple…

This Is The Steeple…

Remember when you were a kid and you intertwined your fingers of both hands downward and recited to someone: “This is the church, and this is the steeple.” Then you would point your two index fingers skyward to touch forming the “steeple.” Next, you would put your...
A Firm Foundation

A Firm Foundation

Few know the rich history of the little white church along busy U.S. Highway 278     Soul music legend James Brown used to pass All Saints Episcopal Church almost every time he left his rural ranch east of Beech Island, S.C., or came home from his world...