The Lure of Fishing

The Lure of Fishing

By Joe Manus  |  Painting by Rod Crossman My index finger on my left hand is missing part of its tip. It is a daily reminder of my fishing roots. When I was little, I whittled my own lures. I would shape them to look like the more handsome store-bought ones in my...
More Than a Crown

More Than a Crown

By Hailea Boykin Born and raised in Augusta, Quinn Shelt is determind to make a difference. As the current Miss Augusta, Shelt, a recent graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Communication Studies, is using...
Hub For Innovation

Hub For Innovation

By Dustin Turner In April 2021, the Community Foundation for the CSRA, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the CSRA and the Medical College of Georgia Foundation began a project designed to help residents of the Harrisburg and Laney Walker neighborhoods thrive. Now, just...
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...