joe Le Vert, The Citrus Man

joe Le Vert, The Citrus Man

What better way to study horticulture than to plant a citrus garden for students to nurture, observe and learn from on a daily basis? That’s just what Joe Le Vert has done for the past 35 years at Aquinas High School. Today he and his students are quite literally...
Thought Leaders

Thought Leaders

A thought leader is described as one whose views on a subject are taken to be authoritative and influential. In the spirit of the New Year, we spoke to four local thought leaders of different ages and professions about their hopes and dreams for 2017.   Mayor...
The McCalls Deck Their Halls

The McCalls Deck Their Halls

When Katherine McCall first saw the house in Country Club Hills, she knew she was home. The white brick ranch, built in 1954, had been vacant for about a year. The once-beautifully landscaped yard, that garnered a compliment from President Eisenhower during a visit to...
Beads & Bracelets

Beads & Bracelets

Inside Amy Hammarlund’s studio, there’s a beautiful disorder. A worktable is strewn with spools of jewelry wire, loops of beads and rulers for measuring, while brackets hold scissors, pliers and other implements. Across from it are shelves stacked with plastic bins,...
How to Host the Holidays Like a Pro!

How to Host the Holidays Like a Pro!

  The holidays are a time to celebrate traditions with family, raise a glass with friends old and new and gather around the table to give thanks—and of course, eat! It’s also a notoriously stressful time, particularly if you’re the one hosting. We polled three...
Best of Augusta Celebration 2016 Event

Best of Augusta Celebration 2016 Event

Photos or our winners, readers and participants at the Best of Augusta Celebration 2016! This article appears in the October 2016 issue of Augusta Magazine. Subscribe to Augusta Magazine Have feedback or a story idea? Our publisher would love to hear from you! Name...