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...
The Augusta Futurity

The Augusta Futurity

With its 2019 show celebrates 40 years of being on the cutting edge   Last year alone The Augusta Futurity in January of 2018 in James Brown Arena saw 550 entrants coming from 23 U.S. states plus as far as Canada and Italy. It literally has poured millions of...
25 Years

25 Years

Whether you love him or hate him, ‘radio blowhard’ Austin Rhodes has lasted for more than 25 years By his “Cousin” Don Rhodes   Because WGAC radio talk show host Austin Rhodes and I share the same last surname, over the years his listeners have come...
50th Anniversary of the Greater Augusta Arts Council

50th Anniversary of the Greater Augusta Arts Council

Greater Augusta Arts Council weathers rainy days to observe 50 years as an umbrella group   It was just a small notice of two paragraphs published on Page 10A in The Augusta Chronicle on Sunday, August 27, 1967, and yet it would have a major effect on the Augusta...