Articles from the Richmond Neighbors section archive

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

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

Reunions

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.

Milestones

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

Calendar

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

Around the block

Volunteers needed Volunteers are needed for the Augusta Half Iron Man, which will be held Sept. 28. Volunteers who assist with wetsuits and body marking from 4:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. will ...

Library given family research

For 40 years, Joyce Poole has traced her family's history. She carefully saved the books, journals and magazines she collected during her research.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Around the block

International Paper's Augusta Mill is accepting International Paper Foundation grant applications from area nonprofits.

Humanitree offers artful calm

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

Thursday, July 10, 2014

For the record

Sabrina Marie McCune, 25, homeless, possession of methamphetamine, a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana 

Joy rides in on three wheels

Jada Gagnon couldn't stop smiling as Carol Collica adjusted the strap on her new bicycle helmet.
By Lisa Kaylor

Around the block

The Augusta Museum of History will present a re-enactment of the events of 1864 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12 in the museum's rotunda.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Around the block

Augusta Bel Canto The Augusta Bel Canto will perform American Stories in Song at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Augusta Museum of History.

Sundays are jazzy downtown

Every Sunday evening as the sun goes down, from May until August, the sound of jazz music fills the downtown air.
By Lisa Kaylor

Top headlines

Democrats target turnout for Sunday voting

Registered voters in Augusta-Richmond County can cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Advance Voting Center at Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
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