Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Photo by Chris Thelen   Sometimes home for the holidays means more than unwrapping presents on Christmas morning. Influences of different regions, reflections of time spent with family members and a culmination of Christmas memories made in cities across the...
They Decided to Stay

They Decided to Stay

Mary Louise and Robert Hagler felt at home in the West Augusta house where they raised their children over the past 18 years. The new empty nesters knew it was in need of some updating and minor changes. They even considered downsizing. At first she thought the grass...
Your Oyster Awaits

Your Oyster Awaits

Shellfish never tasted as good as they did that November day in 1984 at Nance’s Creekfront Restaurant in Murrell’s Inlet, S.C. I’ll always remember my family surrounding me trying to persuade me to try one of Mother Nature’s most anticipated delicacies, the oyster. I...
The Prayer Bench

The Prayer Bench

Paul Pearman is no stranger to things rare and valuable. The self-taught mosaic artist has been dealing with precious and semi-precious stones for almost two decades. Recently his reputation earned him a call for help from a local church who needed to restore an...