Stories by Lynn Davidson

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011

A.R. Johnson senior enjoys being state adviser

Gemariah Valenica was one of 50 students across Georgia -- and the only one from Richmond County -- selected to serve on State School Superintendent John Barge's Student Advisory Council.
By Lynn Davidson

Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

Implants help with hearing problems

When a person first hears with a cochlear implant, it sounds distorted. But with practice, they can listen to conversation, listen to the radio or TV and speak on the telephone.
By Lynn Davidson

Medicare help for hearing implants low

Carrie Welter spent her life compensating for her hearing loss by reading lips and wearing hearing aides. But the hearing loss worsened to the point where she became reclusive.
By Lynn Davidson

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Scout develops cross country trail at park

Many long-gone attractions at Pendleton King Park have been replaced with new amenities. Another was unveiled last week -- a cross-country trail developed by Norwood "Wood" Dennis Jr. for his ...
By Lynn Davidson

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Football revitalizes St. Mary

After a 31-year hiatus, middle school football returned this season to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School.
By Lynn Davidson

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011

Steeplechase more than just a race

Although the track at the Aiken Fall Steeplechase is filled with the thunder of horse hooves, there is plenty of activity on the racetrack's infield, too.
By Lynn Davidson

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Paugh to be added to police memorial

A stone memorial for law enforcement officers on Riverwalk Augusta has 31 names engraved on it, and two more will be added next week, including the sheriff's deputy killed Sunday.
By Lynn Davidson

Church event to benefit alternative school

A local church is reaching out to help students in need at Tubman Education Center. Hudson Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will focus on the school during its morning service Sunday.
By Lynn Davidson

Mural inspires inmates

One of the most successful Hispanic artists in the United States spent several weeks at Augusta Youth Development Campus helping 20 youth inmates paint a large mural in the gym.
By Lynn Davidson

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Another day with Lady Antebellum

Country trio Lady Antebellum will play a special acoustic concert to mark the dedication of Lady Antebellum Pavilion at Evans Town Center Park on Friday.
By Don Rhodes and Mary Frances Hendrix and Lynn Davidson

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011

Paine College puts on bigger festival

Hundreds of people took advantage of the mild temperatures and bright sunshine to attend Paine College's annual PaineFest on Saturday.
By Lynn Davidson

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Cold turns up heating issues

A sudden drop in temperatures caught some people off guard and had them scrambling to find heat, swamping heating businesses with calls for help.
By Lynn Davidson

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Hearing-loss group gets national recognition

The Hearing Loss Association of America has an Augusta chapter, one of only four across the state. The chapter was presented the Phoenix Award at the national convention in Washington, D.C., in June.
By Lynn Davidson

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

Young hip-hop artist shares anti-bullying message

Bayvale Elementary School children responded enthusiastically to an antibullying message from Yung Mieo, a 9-year-old rapper.
By Lynn Davidson

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Economy affects horse owners

Twenty years ago, Graystone Ranch would receive about two horses a year from people who couldn't take care of them. This year, the non-profit organization in Hephzibah has averaged eight a month.
By Lynn Davidson

Friday, Oct. 14, 2011

ASU exceeds fundraising goal

Exceeding goals seems to be the norm at Augusta State University. As in past years, the annual fundraising campaign surpassed its goal of $545,000 by bringing in $570,842.
By Lynn Davidson

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

Challenge brings customers to eat

It's not for the faint of heart - or the small appetite. At least two or three people take on the Triple Burger Challenge at Embers Grille every day, according to owner Danny Durham.
By Lynn Davidson

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011

Two chemistry teachers honored for excellence in classroom

Two Augusta chemistry teachers have been rewarded for their excellence in teaching.
By Lynn Davidson

Cemetery's history comes alive

Historic Summerville Cemetery came to life last weekend with hundreds of visitors milling about, giving rapt attention to the dead who appeared to have risen from their graves to tell their stories.
By Lynn Davidson

'Perks' online musical created by playwright with ties to Augusta

Web shows have grown in popularity, and are being made into Web series. And now there's a Web series that's a musical.
By Lynn Davidson
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