Stories by Timothy Cox

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

New Edition to play '80s hits, plus new tunes

New Edition's trip to Augusta this Thursday, June 23, will kick off the group's most recent return to the road - their highly anticipated 2016 "This One's For Me and You" Tour.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Jagged Edge: We're primed to upstage Mint Condition

From his home in College Park, Ga., vocalist Richard Wingo recently spoke about his group's origins and how the vocal quartet, Jagged Edge, plans to continue with its nearly 20-year-old journey.
By Timothy Cox

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Brown's musicians say they should have been involved in movie

Musicians who worked with James Brown generally like the biopic "Get On Up" but say they should've been consulted on its making.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Guitarist-singer Chris Ndeti offers unique twist to group Mama Says

Upon taking a first look at Chris Ndeti, it's obvious that she's a talented young lady. In fact, she admits that she's a rarity - an African-American woman fronting a group of men, while playing ...
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

Augusta Blues Festival is homecoming for Millie Jackson

When Millie Jackson headlines this week's Augusta Blues Festival, it'll be considered a homecoming, of sorts.
By Timothy Cox

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Drum circle helps many find rhythm

A Saturday morning drum circle dubbed "Drumming for Peace" was led by Augusta drum instructor Not Gaddy.
By Timothy Cox

Actors got their start with Mini Theatre

Two former Augusta Mini Theatre students are now performing on national stages.
By Timothy Cox

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

Encore from Glenn Miller Orchestra set for January

Lovers of big band-era music have a chance Jan. 11 to hear the nostalgic sounds of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
By Timothy Cox

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

B&B Cloth Shop stands amid growth

Edna Stewart is the daughter of Bennie and Bill Bell, who opened the shop 44 years ago. She keeps it going inside the family home.
By Timothy Cox

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Retired teacher opens bridal boutique

When Beverly Maner was in high school, she dreamed of owning a bridal boutique. Her dream has finally come true.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Orchestra makes concert unique

For 20 years, Carolyn Dolen and her husband, Bill Dolen, have played major roles in the Augusta Choral Society's annual Christmas concerts.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

12 Bands of Christmas expands into festival

The ninth annual 12 Bands of Christmas Festival is once again developing into a highly anticipated holiday celebration, according to the event's organizer.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Focus is on variety for Perfect Picture

One of the high-flying variety bands in Augusta is known as Perfect Picture.
By Timothy Cox

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

Motorcycle shop still going strong

Since 1976, Aubrey Pancake's Motorcycle Palace has been a fixture in Martinez on Wheeler Road near Flowing Wells Road.
By Timothy Cox

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

Wartime friends reunite decades after conflict

The friendship between Johnny Shamber and Eric "Ricco" Richardson thrives even though the men didn't see each other for 39 years after they left the Army.
By Timothy Cox

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

Walk raises money for Alzheimer's research

More than a thousand walkers gathered at Augusta Common for the 24th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's.
By Timothy Cox

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Today's Home: Riverwood Plantation

A two-story home with a roomy basement and two separate double-garage entrances, are driving points that set apart Maria Bovee's year-old home in Evans, the homeowner said.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

'Last of the Boys' shows war's scars

Playwright Steven Dietz's Last of the Boys makes its Augusta debut at Le Chat Noir next week.
By Timothy Cox

Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

'War Bonds' show is musical journey through WWII

On Nov. 9, music theater enthusiasts will get a chance to sample a piece of Americana - from 70 years ago - during a musical presentation known as War Bonds: the Songs and Letters of World War II.
By Timothy Cox

Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold music fest back to help Lynndale

In an effort to highlight the role and mission of Lynndale, Inc. while raising necessary funding, Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold band are sponsoring the fifth annual Music Festival.
By Timothy Cox
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