Stories by Emily Rose Bennett

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Truck catches on fire

Engine problems caused a truck to catch on fire along Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez, causing hydraulic and diesel fuels to leak onto the road on Monday.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Music in the Park

Katherine Vallance greets friend Henry Oliver as they prepare to see the performance of Preston and Weston during the final outdoor concert for Music in the Park at North Augusta's Maude Edenfield ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Swim center reopens

Boys and Girls Club summer camp participants Jaqui Earls (left), Kaniya Ferguson (center) and Joshua Davis help cut the ribbon at the grand reopening of the Henry H. Brigham Swim Center in Augusta.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, June 3, 2013

North Augusta Art Guild offers new Painters Class

The Painters Class is put on by the North Augusta Art Guild to offer guidance, technique, and community to local painters of all skill levels.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, May 24, 2013

Seniors take a break

Rania Covington (from left), Taylor Elam and Justice Shannon compete in a pickle-eating contest Friday at Senior Field Day.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Farewell, IHOP

Demolition begins on the International House of Pancakes on Washington Road after its lease was not renewed.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, April 22, 2013

Where you live: Old buildings get new life

Richard Bush works on renovations in a historic Harrisburg home as part of the Turn Back the Block organization's work. The faith-based nonprofit helps remodel 100-year-old mill duplexes, adding ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, April 5, 2013

Dinosaurs brought to life

By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Sheriff, officers help out at soup kitchen

Sheriff Richard Roundtree and several officers helped serve lunch Thursday at the Master's Table soup kitchen. The department is working to become more involved in the community.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Watching the potters

By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, March 4, 2013

Where We Live: Quiet on the set

Producer Alexandra Faith prepares to start shooting a scene on the film "Discover Zac Ryan," from independent filmmaker New Daydream Films, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The Charlotte, ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Bigfoot stars at Free Art Friday

Eight pieces of Bigfoot art were placed in public places for First Friday crowds to find downtown during Augusta's first Free Art Friday.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Putting the holiday to work

Emma Pearson and Tessa Newton, both 12, of Augusta, set up a stand to sell cupcakes and brownie cake-pops for fun during their day off from school on Presidents Day. "One guy bought eight ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013

Where you live

Lt. Joey Smith, of the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, tries to catch a pigeon trapped inside the historic Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

Out and about

World War II Veteran Erwin Williams, 92, walks his dog, Donnie. "He has a reputation at (St. John) Towers for not being able to hold his liquor," Williams said of Donnie, explaining: "He has to ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Where You Live: Evening on the river

Augusta resident Veala Lowe gets settled in for an relaxing evening of fishing on a dock along the Savannah River in North Augusta. "It calms you down after a long day at work," Lowe said Monday. ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Getting ready for wintry weather

Matt Masters (left) and Kurt Bradley, both of North Augusta, help replace old fascia board and build an access door to a crawl space at a home.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Class with clowns

The circus clown duo The Ambassadors of Laughter performed at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library to encourage children to read.
By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Where you live

Franck Kamanda picks broccoli from the farm of Manuel's Bread Cafe in North Augusta. Kamanda, originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has worked on the farm for more than a year. He ...
By Emily Rose Bennett

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Where you live

By Emily Rose Bennett
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