Stories by Todd Bennett

Saturday, May 14, 2016

10th annual Paddlefest draws people to river

Paddlers load into their boats Saturday during the 10th annual Savannah Riverkeeper's Paddlefest.
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Dragon boats race on Lake Olmstead

Performers participate in the Dragon Dance during Goodwill's Dragon Boat Races at Lake Olmstead on Saturday. The annual fundraiser for Goodwill features an Asian arts festival on the lake banks.
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Where you live: Archie Manning speaks in Augusta

Legendary quarterback Archie Manning speaks to the media before his talk Saturday during Augusta University's Alumni Weekend. 
By Todd Bennett

Families attend Archaeology Day

Clint Hutcheson uses a billet to shape a point out of flint as part of Archaeology Day activities at the Ezekiel Harris House on Saturday.
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Sacred Heart Garden Festival continues

The Sacred Heart Garden Festival continues today.
By Todd Bennett

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Education Day at GreenJackets game

Teams compete in a tug of war, one of many activities during Education Day at the GreenJackets baseball game on Wednesday.
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Celebrating boxing

Ray Whitfield tapes the hands of Tyrone Guy Jr. before his match Saturday at the Augusta Boxing Club's 40th Celebration.
By Todd Bennett

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Happy Easter

By Todd Bennett

Friday, March 18, 2016

Richmond County Special Olympics held

Young athletes compete in the 50-meter dash during the Richmond County Special Olympics at Westside High School on Friday.
By Todd Bennett

Augusta goes green

Mayor Hardie Davis and his wife Evett wave to the crowd during the parade. The city's celebration of St. Patrick's Day continued at Augusta Common.
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Where you live: Kayaking on Lake Olmstead

A kayakers paddles along Lake Olmstead on a warm evening.
By Todd Bennett

Taste of Something Wild benefit

Diners sample elk stew and other wild game dishes during the West Augusta Rotary's Taste of Something Wild.
By Todd Bennett

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Where you live: Big bulbs

David Coursey with A & G Electrical replaces ballasts and bulbs on lights around the ball fields at Riverview Park Thursday.
By Todd Bennett

Friday, March 4, 2016

Ex-UGA football player Mitchell reads book at hospital

Former UGA football player Malcolm Mitchell reads his book "The Magician's Hat" to children at the Children's Hospital of Georgia Friday.
By Todd Bennett

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Getting in character

Southside Elementary School students participate in a storybook character parade, which coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
By Todd Bennett

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Practice tosses

First-year medical students Grace Zhang (left) and Prerana Malla toss a frisbee on the lawn of the J. Harold Harrison Education Commons building at Augusta University. The two were preparing ...
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Governor's wife visits Augusta

Sandra Deal, the wife of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, signs a copy of her book - Memories of the Mansion: The Story of Georgia's Governor's Mansion - at the Augusta Museum of History. Deal also spoke ...
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Battle of Aiken re-created at event

The Battle of Aiken on Feb. 11, 1865, pitted Union Maj. Gen. Hugh Judson Kilpatrick against Confederate Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler.
By Todd Bennett

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

My Brother's Keeper Augusta Summit meant to encourage

The My Brother's Keeper Augusta Summit and mentor training was held at A.R. Johnson magnet school Saturday. The event hopes to motivate area youth and provide mentor training for men interested in ...
By Todd Bennett
 
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