Local Faces of Fishing

Local Faces of Fishing

By Don Rhodes  |  Painting by Rod Crossman BILL BAAB Bill Baab recalls that it was Earl Tyler DeLoach (the first local writer for The Augusta Chronicle to cover the sport of fishing) who inspired and mentored him after joining the daily newspaper as its first copy boy...
Preserving Historic North Augusta

Preserving Historic North Augusta

The Hammond House becomes James O’Neal’s passion By Don Rhodes | Photos courtesy of charleshammondhouse.com Few investors had the determination to take on the renovation of the dilapidated Charles Hammond House, built in the late 1700s in North Augusta, until...
Flash

Flash

Gordon is as well known as a friend as he is for his legendary local broadcasting career By Don Rhodes | Photo courtesy of the Gordon Family   EDITOR’S NOTE:  Augusta Magazine has learned that Robert “Flash” Gordon died in March from complicated...
Masters of Masters

Masters of Masters

By Don Rhodes  |  Photos courtesy of Lee Sheridan (AKA Corky Lynn) 92-Year-Old Lee Sheridan, Master of Masters’ TV coverage, still lives by his philosophy: ‘You take what you get and work with it’ Augusta television legend Lee Sheridan, who turned 92 last June,...
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...