Stories by Cher Best

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Column: Awards dinner offers a chance to say 'thank you'

I recently had the pleasure of playing host to the Augusta Partnership for Children annual meeting and Visionary Awards dinner.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Cher in the City: Halloween's treats are small, but sweet

Although it wasn't what I had planned, I got to hang out with a group of 3- and 4-year-olds during a Halloween field trip to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. And they were an absolute joy.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Cher in the City: Augusta City Classic proves to be great motivator

Last weekend I started what I call my Classic Countdown Workout - I start working out three to four days a week leading up to the Augusta City Classic Football Banquet.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Cher in the City: Part of Halloween fun is making plans

Halloween is just around the corner. I remember how much fun it used to be to, pick out my costume, get dressed up and go trick-or-treating with my mom when I was little.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Cher in the City: Best entertainment can be real life

This weekend, I came across a series of YouTube videos called "Kids Say The Darndest Things" and boy did they.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Cher in the City: Overcome obstacles with a 'peaceful and patient mind'

I woke up under the weather Sunday morning to the worst headache. Thinking back, my head had started to hurt the day before after a troubling conversation with a friend.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Cher in the City: Little League scores in hearts

This weekend I had the pleasure of watching the Little League World Series.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Cher in the City: It's good to clear your head so you can think of someone else

Everybody needs time to relax, refuel and rest. Clearly that is why vacations are so important. They also sometimes help you to view an old issue with new and less tired eyes.
By Cher Best

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Cher Best: A double dose of virtues

I got two chances to learn the same messon this week, all about growth and change.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Cher in the City: Let's go shopping for fun Masters Week and beyond

I always enjoy it anytime I get to go shopping but this weekend I was looking for some cute little Masters outfits. I mean after all if one is going to go to Augusta National Golf Club, one must ...
By Cher Best

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Cher in the City: Aloe Blacc song might be a soundtrack for life

It wasn't just the latte. I felt an instant rush of energy as I listened to the first cut, "The Man," on the new Aloe Blacc album, "Lift Your Spirit."
By Cher Best

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Column: Ice storm brought our community together

I never have been more proud of Augusta or the people who live and work here as I was during and after that storm.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Cher in the City: Variety on Grammys show proves music is universal

I love music. I think it is a universal language that transcends every culture.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

Cher in the City: Boyfriend list doesn't go unanswered

Being single can be a ton of fun and dating can too. Both clearly have their ups and downs.
By Cher Best

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013

Cher in the City: Now's a good time to thank God for his favor

Generally around Thanksgiving time people start to think about family and friends, the things they are thankful for, the meaning of the holiday and, yes, those highly promoted sales.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Cher in the City: Get a new plan when life gets interrupted

I'm beginning to find out that you can have the best laid plan but if real life wants "her" time it's best to just give in.
By Cher Best

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Cher in the City: Thoughts on living a fearless life

I know a few people who never seem to be afraid of anything. ... I'm not one of them.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Cher in the City: 'BFF' will have new meaning when you help burn victims

I'd never heard BFF used in any other way, that is until now.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013

Cher in the City: No need to sacrifice dignity, class

The best thing about Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards was the killer performance given by Justin Timberlake.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

Cher in the City: Listen to smooth sounds, help others

If you care to enjoy a little jazz and some smooth R&B, there are a few events ahead that are worthy of your time and support, including a concert with Will Downing.
By Cher Best

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