Stories by Timothy Cox

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Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012

WFXG broadcast veteran retiring

After more than 50 years in the television industry, WFXG vice president and general manager Barry Barth has decided to retire.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

Four Tops to align Motown magic with Symphony Orchestra Augusta

When the Four Tops perform with Symphony Orchestra Augusta on Oct. 25, concertgoers will witness one of the legendary surviving vocal troupes from the 1950s.
By Timothy Cox

Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

Smaller venue has Chris Robinson Brotherhood up close and personal

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood is headed to the Garden City.
By Timothy Cox

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Downtown rentals in high demand

When Dr. Fanta Kasiah accepted a position at Georgia Health Sciences University three years ago, she quickly decided where in Augusta she wanted to live. "Downtown, of course."
By Timothy Cox

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Today's Home: McCormick County

When Vic and Karen Chrjapin started developing plans for their dream home more than a decade ago, two primary aspects of their design were to be noted - open space and use of the Savannah River.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Brown's ex-band members part of Westobou

Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley, both former members of the James Brown band, will perform Thursday at Old Academy of Richmond County on Telfair Street.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

The Bar-Kays to headline KISS Family Reunion

When The Bar-Kays headline Augusta's KISS Family Reunion concert on Sept. 15, their appearance will also mark 40 years since they appeared at the Wattstax music festival in Los Angeles.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

Festival will bring art, music to downtown

The Commons Jazz Festi­val & ArtWalk kicks off at 2 p.m. Sept. 2 for patrons to enjoy vendors and artists, including caricature painters and other hands-on activities for children. 
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012

Get some laughs weekly at Somewhere in Augusta

These days, the Comedy Zone on Wednesday nights is all the rage at Somewhere in Augusta, a sports bar at 2820 Washington Road.
By Timothy Cox

Monday, Aug 6, 2012

Soul Sliders enjoy line dancing, help high school bands

Each week, a line-dance group called Soul Sliders of Augusta, generates funding for Richmond County area high school band departments.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Mindless Behavior finds success through teen fans

If you aren't familiar with the R&B group Mindless Behavior, it's a good chance the teenage girls in your family can tell you about them.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Swingin' Medallions will celebrate 50th at Beach Blast

When the Swingin' Medallions hit the stage July 13 for Summer Beach Blast in Evans, the South Carolina-based band will be marking its 50th year of existence.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Georgia soldier created 'Sound Off' cadence

In the winter of 1944, Pvt. Willie Lee Duckworth Sr., of Sandersville, Ga., created what's now called the Sound Off (Duckworth Chant).
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Klass Band Brotherhood's new single is sweet

Klass Band Brotherhood, a North Augusta-based band, is riding a wave of success with the release of their first single, "Sugaa Shack."
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

'Brother's Keeper' depicts survival after teen violence

Local playwright Monique Kenney will stage her third production, "I'll Be My Brother's Keeper," at Imperial Theatre on June 16.
By Timothy Cox

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Augusta Players to present 'The Sound of Music'

Classic story of Von Trapp family will be presented four times at Imperial Theatre.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Free family event will celebrate Earth, Sky and technology

Family Earth and Sky Night is chance for hands-on learning at Ruth Patrick Science Education Center.
By Timothy Cox

Friday, April 13, 2012

Memphis banks on musical heritage

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis figured out that it is not only a musically diverse cultural phenomenon, but by sharing its heritage with the world, economic benefits could be reaped.
By Timothy Cox

Monday, Nov. 17, 2008

Missing persons usually found

Missing-person cases often draw national attention, media alerts and raise local concerns.
By Preston Sparks and Timothy Cox

Closings increase caseload

Tina Scoggins said she'll never forget the day she awoke to find her husband of 15 years not breathing.
By Preston Sparks and Timothy Cox
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