Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

By Aimee Serafin | Photos by Randy Pace Jennifer and Grady Blanchard are down-to-earth Southern folk who love Jesus, family gatherings and slow-cooked barbecue. Their faith runs deep, as does their love for furry four-legged creatures, so much so that two years ago...
Preserving Historic North Augusta

Preserving Historic North Augusta

The Hammond House becomes James O’Neal’s passion By Don Rhodes | Photos courtesy of charleshammondhouse.com Few investors had the determination to take on the renovation of the dilapidated Charles Hammond House, built in the late 1700s in North Augusta, until...
Ones To Watch 2022

Ones To Watch 2022

By Stephen Delaney Hale | Photos courtesy of the Augusta National Golf Club Sports speculation is a favorite pastime around the world. Every sport has their prognosticators, but Masters fans invented their own prediction mechanism, the Calcutta Party, very early on in...
Dark Horses 2022

Dark Horses 2022

By Stephen Delaney Hale | Photos courtesy of the Augusta National Golf Club “In the past year the PGA Tour seems to have turned some kind of scoring corner, whether it is driving it very long and straight, hitting approach putts stiff at the cup and making putts —...
World-Class Athlete

World-Class Athlete

Georgia native, sam byrd, played in a World Series game and golfed in several Masters tournaments By Don Rhodes The boldface type headline of The Augusta Chronicle on March 11, 1937, pretty much said it all about the life of Samuel Dewey Byrd: “Sam Byrd Quits Baseball...