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...
Lady Jaguar Golf

Lady Jaguar Golf

ON A COLD, WINDY FEBRUARY DAY, Josefine Nyqvist and Teresa Caballer Hernani stood on opposite greens. Despite the frigid weather, Nyqvist worked on her putting, while Caballer Hernani practiced her chipping.  The two Europeans playing women’s golf for Georgia Regents...
Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

How do you get to GRU’s Maxwell Theatre? Practice, practice, practice.  At least that’s how Wycliffe Gordon, the best jazz trombonist in the world, got there.  After years of teaching at Juilliard and the Manhattan School of Music, touring the world with Wynton...