Scott Thorp: Designing the Future

Scott Thorp: Designing the Future

Here are two reactions to downtown Augusta. In 1979, a young candidate for a job in the English department at Augusta College – we’ll call him Jim Garvey – got his first tour of downtown Augusta. On Greene Street he saw a huge Catholic church, empty and abandoned,...
In a Year’s Time

In a Year’s Time

How far has Kevin Kisner come in a year’s time? THE AIKEN NATIVE has gone from toiling in relative anonymity on the PGA Tour to rubbing shoulders with, and beating, the game’s top players. He’s been paired with Masters champion Jordan Spieth and he played alongside...
Brilliance & Biodiversity

Brilliance & Biodiversity

HISTORY SREL WAS FOUNDED IN 1951 BY EUGENE ODUM, a then-associate professor of biology at the University of Georgia who had prepared an ambitious proposal for analyzing the living organisms at SRS. Known as the “father of modern ecology,” Odum set the stage for fellow...
Get Away to Luxury, Links and Relaxation

Get Away to Luxury, Links and Relaxation

Kiawah Island Golf Resort  www.kiawahresort.com It’s fitting that the number one island in North America (as ranked by Conde Naste) is home to one of the finest golf resorts in the nation. In recognition of Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s efforts to preserve and enhance...
Food Ventures

Food Ventures

Where should we go out to eat tonight?” With the area’s bounty of restaurant openings, this question is starting to elicit a palpable excitement rather than a feeling of “the same old.” From a downtown hotspot to barbecue on the Hill to fine dining in North Augusta,...
Symphony of Kitchens

Symphony of Kitchens

The Georgian-style house on 3214 Candace Dr. was built in 1979 and has undergone major reconstruction and additions in the past, but the 2013 gutting and renovation of it’s kitchen, laundry room and backyard pool achieved everything the owners envisioned. The open...