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...

Publisher Notes: November/December 2018

  I love the holidays! Every single second of this time of year. For me, that includes frantic deadlines at the magazine, last minute shopping and baking. (Honestly, I do my best work at the ninth hour.) I love shopping for the perfect tree, decorating, holiday...
Publisher Notes: October 2018

Publisher Notes: October 2018

  Did you know that we live in one of the best cities in the South? Don’t believe me? Read for yourself.  It’s our annual Best of Augusta issue! A favorite of our team here at the magazine, and yes, it’s mainly because of the food. Of course, we do love shopping...

Publisher Notes: August/September 2018

  Happy 50th Birthday to the Greater Augusta Arts Council! August marks the Golden Anniversary for the non-profit, which was ironically the result of a speaker at a monthly Junior League of Augusta meeting. To learn more about how the Greater Augusta Arts Council...

Publisher Notes: June/July 2018

  Three years. I celebrate my third anniversary as publisher of Augusta magazine with this issue. When I took the reigns as publisher, I will admit to being less than confident in my ability to guide this publication.  I felt like a change was needed, but I...