Recipes For The Holidays

Recipes For The Holidays

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones around the dinner table. We wanted to share a few of our treasured holiday recipes with you, our readers. Happy Holidays from our Family to yours!   Ma Eva’s Pecan pie Ingredients 3 eggs 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/3...
A Firm Foundation

A Firm Foundation

Few know the rich history of the little white church along busy U.S. Highway 278     Soul music legend James Brown used to pass All Saints Episcopal Church almost every time he left his rural ranch east of Beech Island, S.C., or came home from his world...
Growing Their Legacy

Growing Their Legacy

After 100 years, Augusta’s Thompson Farms is still going strong   It started on a baseball field. In the years after the Civil War, a new game called Base Ball – always written as two words in those days – became a national obsession. Boys laid out baseball...
Wartime Memories

Wartime Memories

Residents share their memories of Augusta-area pow camps   My longtime friend, Joseph Moore Lee III, and I observed our pre-teenage years on Heath Street of Augusta’s Hill Section between Central Avenue and Wrightsboro Road. Those years date from 1940, when my...
Best of Augusta 2019

Best of Augusta 2019

It’s our favorite issue of the year! Whether your new to Augusta or a long-time resident, the Best of Augusta has something for everyone. We invite you to discover the area’s top stores, restaurants, recreation spots and much more as chosen by you, our readers.  ...
Family Is The Key

Family Is The Key

Blanchard and Calhoun’s 100-year history is a big part of Augusta’s story Photos provided by Wier Stewart   What a storied history it has been. Just ask the Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate business family. They’ll tell you that sharing that story is not as easy...