Stories by Charmain Brackett

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Kitchen tour to raise money for symphony

Augusta Symphony Guild's Sixth Annual Kitchen tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 14.
By Charmain Brackett

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Displays light up holiday for area residents

Decorating is a huge part of many people's Christmas traditions. While some may only trim a tree, others trim their yards, and a few take some extra steps by adding motion and music.
By Charmain Brackett

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

Fitness moms might star in TV show

As the mother of six children between the ages of 5 and 18, Heather Abell has a packed schedule, but she still finds time to work out and train for fitness competitions. And if things go as ...
By Charmain Brackett

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Local playwrights stage works

Most of the works performed in Augusta are imported, but there are a few playwrights and musicians living in the area who have had their works on local stagesand in other cities with good success.
By Charmain Brackett

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Gov. Deal, wife volunteer at soup kitchen

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife, Sandra, joined Boy Scouts, soldiers and other volunteers in serving tables at the Master's Table Soup Kitchen on Saturday.
By Charmain Brackett

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Actors want to educate, empower with 'Stolen Lives'

When the actors of "Stolen Lives" take the Imperial Theatre stage Saturday, their goal isn't necessarily to entertain the audience with their acting skills.
By Charmain Brackett

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Halloween just as much fun for big kids

Once, Halloween was about kids dressing up and combing their neighborhoods for candy. These days, it's just as much an adult holiday.
By Charmain Brackett

Friday, May 24, 2013

Ministry serves those in need

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Community Ministries of North Augusta began nearly 30 years ago when six churches started a single outreach under one roof.
By Charmain Brackett

Friday, April 26, 2013

Next week's Day of Prayer to bring many together

It's a day to pray for leaders, and people across the area are marking May 2, the National Day of Prayer, with several gatherings.
By Charmain Brackett

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Augusta Chorale celebrates 30 years

Futhey Babcock enjoyed singing in his church choir, but he wanted a musical challenge. The 100-year-old Babcock, a co-founder of the Augusta Chorale, will celebrate its 30th anniversary this ...
By Charmain Brackett

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Today's Home: Chanticleer

The décor in Veronica Mulkey and Jason Craig's North Augusta home can't be purchased off the shelves in the home section of a major retailer.
By Charmain Brackett

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Month in Turkey opens coach's eyes

Jamie Quarles has spent most of his 25 years in Augusta, so spending a month in Turkey was quite an experience for the Augusta State University assistant basketball coach.
By Charmain Brackett

Monday, Aug 29, 2011

United Way sets fundraiser goal

Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the United Way of the CSRA kicked off its annual fundraising campaign Monday at Bell Auditorium with officials announcing a $4.1 million goal.
By Charmain Brackett

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Morning accident slows I-20 traffic

NORTH AUGUSTA -- An accident in the eastbound lane of Interstate 20 at the Savannah River bridge halted  holiday traffic for almost two hours this morning.
By Bianca Cain and Charmain Brackett

Monday, June 14, 2010

Friday, March 26, 2010

At home in the Lakeside School Zone

When Peter and Lisa Mourfield began looking for a house two years ago in Columbia County's Lakeside school zone, they had a list of things they did and did not want.
By Charmain Brackett

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Howard Reeves impact was felt by community

It wasn't just Howard Reeves walking a police beat that kept Augusta a safer place. His involvement in the lives of hundreds of teenagers through his efforts as a baseball, football and basketball ...
By Charmain Brackett

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Service club assists students and charities

The Fort Gordon Service Club presented more than $30,000 in college scholarships and grants to area charities at a banquet April 30 at Washington Hall.
By Charmain Brackett

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008

Festival in downtown Aiken will have fall flavor

The Flavors of Fall festival will be held in downtown Aiken from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 26.
By Charmain Brackett
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