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...
Meet The Man Behind The Morris Music

Meet The Man Behind The Morris Music

It was April Fools’ Day of 2002 when Kevin Grogan got the call from William S. (“Billy”) Morris III offering him the job as executive director of the art museum that Morris had opened almost 10 years earlier in honor of his parents. Grogan, then 53, had spent the...
Over Achiever Fielding Wallace

Over Achiever Fielding Wallace

One of Bobby Jones’ First Foursome   Augusta businessman Fielding Wallace was part of the foursome in 1932 when Bobby Jones played his first 18 holes at the Augusta National, but Wallace also loved horses, tennis and music with equal passion. When it came to...