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...
Bert and Rubee Bertram

Bert and Rubee Bertram

Dancing Australian couple enriched Augusta and Aiken’s theatrical life   Who would have guessed that when Australian dancers Bert and Rubee Bertram came to Augusta in a tent show in the mid-1930s that they would become such a major part of theatrical life in...
Celebrating 45 Years of Augusta Magazine

Celebrating 45 Years of Augusta Magazine

Before James Brown Arena and before Augusta Mall, there was Augusta Magazine Like a lot of organizations with long histories, the exact year of origination of Augusta Magazine became confused over the years. The “20th Anniversary Issue” was the cover of this...