Miracles in the Making

Miracles in the Making

THE SHORT DRIVE  down Battle Row is a vivid trip through history and economics. At the top of the hill on Milledge Road lived the captains of industry, the mill owners, the bankers and lawyers in the mansions that still peer down on the city at their feet. As you...
Augusta’s Top 10 in 10 in 2015

Augusta’s Top 10 in 10 in 2015

Young professionals between the ages of 25 and 35 are expected to have more influence on the future of economic roles and lifestyles than many generations that have come before them. Cities across the country are vying to retain and import a generation that is thought...
Woodland Oasis on the Corner

Woodland Oasis on the Corner

A COOL SPRING DAY EMERGES from a spate of warm afternoons. Rain intermittently pours and drizzles. It teases with a pause and starts again in earnest. Water droplets slide off of the back porch roof, splattering into the fish pond at the edge of the decking of Crystal...
Restored Treasure

Restored Treasure

RUNNING PARALLEL TO WALTON WAY, Henry Street, with its wide margins and central landscaped median, partakes of the cooling westerly breezes blowing across Augusta’s sand hills and hosts residences untroubled by the heavy traffic characteristic of Walton Way, Central...
Columbia County Celebrates 225 Years

Columbia County Celebrates 225 Years

IT SEEMS LIKE THE EVANS TOWNE CENTER COMPLEX popped up almost over night. Newcomers quickly discover how indispensable it is to Columbia County. It’s the hub of activity, drawing residents to its amenities. The government offices, the library, the park, the...
Flannery O’Connor’s Andulasia

Flannery O’Connor’s Andulasia

AT THE BROAD BEGINNING OF HER CAREER, Flannery O’Connor left the South, believing she could not do her best work in the place of her heritage. When illness, later diagnosed as lupus, abruptly sent her home to Milledgeville from Connecticut where she’d been residing...