Stories by Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Helping hands

Members of the Junior League of Augusta, help remove and store Christmas decorations at the Ronald McDonald House on Greene Street. 
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

Where you live

Dressed as Mrs. Claus, Kathy Crosson, former branch manager for the Appleby Library, leads a group of children from Clara Jenkins Head Start in the Reindeer Hokey Pokey.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Where you live

Marcus Trimmingham helps organize a donation from Keysville, Ga., for the annual East Central Regional Hospital Mayor's Christmas Motorcade Program.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Where you live

Storyteller Kenny Benson (center) leads a reading of Clifford the Big Red Dog with Scholastics very own Clifford for a group of Head Start children at Jeff Maxwell Branch Library.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Where you live

Tony Manning, 6, (right) dances with his friend Yamal Soto, 5, as they listen to the Our Lady of Peace children's choir sing during the annual North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

On the set in Augusta

Jump on the set of the short film "The Milk Man: A Return to My Roots" shooting locally in downtown Augusta.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

All that jazz

Waynesboro native Wycliffe Gordon performs with the Georgia Regents University Jazz Ensemble at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on Tuesday. Gordon is a renowned jazz trombonist and ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Cute as a bug

Dressed as a ladybug for Halloween, Helen Elizabeth Etheridge, 2, of Belvedere, plays near a pink fountain in downtown Augusta before trick-or-treating with her grandmother.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Michael Kors opens at Augusta Mall

Michael Kors opens a 2,400-square-foot store, adjacent to Victoria's Secret, in Augusta Mall. The company features collections by designer Michael Kors, who served as a judge on Project Runway.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Once upon a time...

Women dressed as their favorite story book characters parade down the Augusta Riverwalk during the Fantasy Fables Stroll for the 10th anniversary of The Georgia Red Hat Jubilee society.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Where you live

Guide Lynne Hill (right) discusses the testament of the Powder Works chimney and its role in the Civil War as Nick and Amy Malewicki (left) relax during a Civil War Sesquicentennial tour about ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Where You Live

Jeremy Dixon Jr., 8, shows off his Atlanta Falcons swag as his father Jeremy Dixon Sr. stands behind him at the Augusta Mall for Rise Up Friday. 
By Emily Rose Bennett

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Community attends prayer breakfast

Members of the community attend the Mayor Deke Copenhaver's monthly prayer breakfast at the Kroc Center.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

Seniors celebrate Active Aging Week

Caretakers and patients celebrate Active Aging Week with a senior wellness walk, health food demonstrations, a farmer's market and other senior activities.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Where You Live

The Life After Fifty Expo was held Tuesday at the Legends Club.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013

Building cleanup continues

Cleanup continues at the old Broad Street Bazaar building on Broad Street. The building is scheduled to be renovated.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013

Where you live

Glen Hall teaches Lizia Love and Mary Blackburn how to log in to their e-mail during the final day of a computer camp at Sand Hills Community Center. "
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, July 26, 2013

Touching Trucks

The Touch a Truck event is sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Transportation and allows kids to get up close to all kinds of vehicles from Public Safety, Public Works, the ABBE ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Puppets at the Library

The Midland Valley Branch Library hosted a special "Jack and the Beanstalk" puppet show on Thursday, arranged and prepared by Jennie Beck, coordinator for children services for Aiken County Libraries.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Super strength

Dressed as Superman, Bryan Williams, visits children at BSIA Summer Camp at Doughty Park in south Augusta. Superman, as well as The Hulk, showed up as a special treat to entertain the kids at camp.
By Emily Rose Bennett
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