The Art of Living

The Art of Living

By Ashlee Duren  |  Photos by Amy J. Owen When you step inside the home of Anna and Nick Dickinson, you would never know the couple has two teenage sons. “That’s because I kicked the boys out when they were 14 and 9,” Anna says with a laugh. Not to worry – she did not...
Fired Up – Mastering the Art of Grilling

Fired Up – Mastering the Art of Grilling

By Ryan Lutz  |  Photo provided by REC TEC Last Thanksgiving, my heart leapt at my older brother’s invitation. An outdoorsman and exceptional upland hunter, he had invited the family to his house for a meal that included his much beloved dove poppers. Though it is no...
Feeding Friendships

Feeding Friendships

By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen I’ve always had what might be considered a “healthy” relationship with food. I like to think it’s because I have a healthy relationship with people. Food is a wonderful thing, especially in this country, where we can...
Christopher Crenshaw’s Musical Journey

Christopher Crenshaw’s Musical Journey

Christopher Crenshaw’s musical journey has taken him from playing keyboard in his father’s traveling gospel quartet to working side-by-side with a living legend. Now Crenshaw, a Thomson native, has finished up work as composer on the acclaimed new album, “The Fifties:...
We Give a Shirt

We Give a Shirt

By Griffin Nelson      In the past decade or so, the small business industry in the Augusta area has grown exponentially. But as we all know, at the beginning of March this year, COVID-19 and the precautionary measures that had to be instituted to prevent its spread...
Behind The Lens

Behind The Lens

By Johnathan McGinty It’s a Friday afternoon, and Paul Lester is getting ready for a “rock and roll cruise.” As such, he’s spending the weekend getting his bags ready and tackling a few errands, but for a man who by his own admission doesn’t typically take a vacation,...