Short Takes: October 2017

Short Takes: October 2017

Hot Press Cook & Tell: Recipes and Stories from Southern Kitchens (Food and the American South) by Johnathon Scott Barrett Johnathon Scott Barrett, a seventh generation Georgian, like any son of the South, thoroughly enjoys good company, delicious food, fine...
Short Takes: August/September 2017

Short Takes: August/September 2017

Hot Print by Douglas Stutsman The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry Auburn vs. Georgia, by Douglas Stutsman, celebrates the rivalry between Auburn University and the University of Georgia. The rivalry began in 1892 and has been largely a competition more brotherly than...
Short Takes: June/July 2017

Short Takes: June/July 2017

  Berry Picking Season There’s nothing quite like wandering a farm under a warm sun, filling a basket with a berries fresh from the vine. Looking for a nearby “you pick ‘em” place? Here are a few options. Gurosick Berry Plantation This North Augusta farm allows...
Short Takes: May 2017

Short Takes: May 2017

  Pendleton King Park Plant Sale Stock your garden on May 6 at the Pendleton King Park Plant Sale in the Franke Pavilion at 9 am. You can trade, buy, or sell plants. All participants looking to swap or sell are asked to bring identifying information for their...
Short Takes: April 2017

Short Takes: April 2017

  Earth Day in Augusta It’s not every day you can come eye-to-eye with an alligator, thrill to falcon flight demonstrations and pick up a myriad of ways to preserve our environment. Earth Day Augusta will be held April 22 at Phinizy Swamp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....
Short Takes: February/March 2017

Short Takes: February/March 2017

FACES Masters Hostess with the Mostest  It’s been said that it takes 10,000 hours to master a complicated task, and if anyone has mastered the art of getting a house ready for the tournament, it’s Laurie Easterlin. She’s rented her Skinner Miller Road home for 25...