Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Around the block

Safe Homes of Augusta will hold its seventh annual Casino Night at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Legends Club. The event will feature new games and a reverse raffle where supporters have a chance to win ...

School menus

All meals include a choice of milk. 

Local nonprofit making a difference for homeless families

Tabitha Grant is passionate about helping the homeless. Whenever she is needed, she cares for children at Family Promise of Augusta’s child care facility on Ridge Road so their parents can ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Farmers market

Commodities available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Call (706) 721-3004 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Longtime court administrator passes the torch

Tom Gunnels, the longtime court administrator for the area, is retiring at the end of August.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Around the block

Singers interested in joining The Augusta Men's Chorus are invited to attend open rehearsal on Aug. 14 or 21. Rehearsals will begin at 7 p.m. at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way, ...

Dancers swing into action

Don't be surprised if, at a live- music event, a group of dancers spontaneously erupt into swing dance.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

World War II veterans saluted

Marjorie “Jerry” Scott spent part of World War II learning the Japanese naval code. She didn’t realize at the time that’s what she was doing.
By Lisa Kaylor

After-school program trying to build library

Jessye Norman School of Arts is teaming with The Book Tavern in August to collect books to build a library for students of the school. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Around the block

The Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class, which will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 21. 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Downtown spot offers space for artists

Denise and Baruti Tucker saw a need downtown for a family friendly space where artists can exhibit, musician can jam, and people can relax and hang out.
By Lisa Kaylor


Blanchard Family: Descendants and allied members of Florence Ethel Blanchard Jones Benton and Revolutionary War soldier Reuben Blanchard and Confederate soldier Ayers Cartledge Blanchard; 11 a.m. ...

For the record

Indictments handed down July 1.


Dr. Blanche Conger has been appointed chairwoman of the Westminster Schools of Augusta board of trustees.


Youth Career and Business Expo: 12:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, Carrie J. Mays Community Center; for ages 11-18

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