Publisher Notes: August/September 2019

  I grow weary of hearing people complain about there’s nothing to do in Augusta. Honestly, you aren’t paying attention if you believe that. Our city has a wide variety of entertainment options, starting with a vibrant arts community. If we didn’t believe here at...

Publisher Notes: June/July 2019

  When we began planning the editorial for the June/July issue, we knew that we would be celebrating the city’s Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch as we do every year. We also thought we would be marking 45 years of Augusta Magazine – or at least that was...

Publisher Notes: May 2019

  As the publisher of Augusta Magazine, I am afforded the opportunity to tour and feature some of the area’s most interesting homes. It’s one of the best parts of my job – to take a peak inside someone’s home is truly an honor. When choosing a home to feature, I...

Publisher Notes: April 2019

  Spring has sprung in Augusta! And before you ask how I know, let me assure you it’s not because the pollen arrived. Although that is usually an unwelcomed sign that warmer days lie ahead and it’s golf season in our area. April means the Masters for Augusta and...

Publisher Notes: February/March 2019

  I recently lost someone dear to me. A woman who had a profound effect on my life, shaping me – as a woman, a mother and as a journalist in ways that I could have never imagined. Margaret Quante (Varn) Iliff was my 10th grade high school English teacher....

Publisher Notes: January 2019

  I grew up in Columbia County, Evans to be specific. When my parents moved our family to Augusta in 1980, they chose to buy a home in Columbia County. My mother had done her research and felt like Columbia County was a better fit for our young family. My dad...