Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Pop Rocks: Change at 95 Rock reflects change in music of today

You can blame businessmen in the boardroom, an increasingly fractured musical community or a genre that just doesn’t wield the kind of cultural influence it once enjoyed, but the format shift that ...
By Steven Uhles

Augusta Ballet to showcase rising talent of dance world

The American Ballet Theatre Studio Company's upcoming Augusta performance features pieces that will appeal to the traditionalist as well as the modernist. The Augusta Ballet will present the ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Cher in the City: Bubba, and the Y, teach about family

These days there are so many different kinds of families. It really does look a whole lot different than it did when I was growing up.
By Cher Best

Ramblin' Rhodes: Family blends faith and music as Annie Moses Band

Augusta-area music fans will get another chance to see the Annie Moses Band when it performs Friday, Feb. 6, in Evans, Ga.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Panda Express cooks Chinese for the calorie-conscious

On a recent trip to Panda Express, I zeroed in on the 250-calorie or less options - which make up about half of their entrees.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Menage a Trois Chardonnay 2013, California

It never hurts to show affection on Valentine's Day, and what better way to do it than with wine.
By Dennis Sodomka

Night at the Movies

New this week: Black or White, Project Almanac, The Loft

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Mortdecai, The Boy Next Door, Strange Magic

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Haggard to bring signature country sound to Grovetown

Merle Haggard's tour makes a stop at the Columbia County Expedition Center, 212 Partnership Drive, on Saturday, Jan. 24.
By Diana Renee Williams

Ramblin' Rhodes: Music opportunities include Haggard, Jaimee Paul

Saturday, music fans can choose from country hits from Merle Haggard or a tribute to great female singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Etta James, performed by Jaimee Paul.
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Sloat exhibit mirrors color and light

New York-based artist Ben Sloat has created an installation titled The One in the Center Cannot See the Whole, in the Mary S. Byrd Gallery in the Summerville campus of Georgia Regents University.
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Local concert calendar is full of hits

Here they come … to Augusta! As a 40-year veteran of the local concert scene, I have never seen such a flurry of great musical acts coming to our area.
By Ed Turner

Wine Time: Stemmari Dalila 2012, Sicily

I don't come across Sicilian wines very often, and when I do it seems they're mostly from the red grape Nero d'Avola. So it was nice to find this pleasant white wine made from Grillo and Viognier.
By Dennis Sodomka

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

A Joyful Noise: The Warlaw Brothers

The Wardlaw Brothers will give a free performance at 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at Good Hope Baptist Church, 710 Cedar St.

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Concert will raise money for police trauma seminar

County duo Maddie & Tae will perform at The Country Club. Proceeds from the Rock 4 Cops concert will benefit the Georgia Post Critical Incident Seminar.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Ramblin' Rhodes: Paths crossed with stars now gone

The deaths this month of Little Jimmy Dickens, Donna Douglas and Andraé Crouch brought back warm memories of crossing paths with all three entertainers.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Calvert's sunset dinner whets appetite

Calvert's is definitely a special occasion kind of place, but many may not know that the restaurant offers a prix fixe menu from 5 to 6:30 p.m. that makes it easy for discriminating diners with ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc 2013, Napa Valley

It's easy to take for granted a wine you have enjoyed many times. The Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc is like that. I have enjoyed it for more than 30 years.
By Dennis Sodomka

Night at the Movies

New this week: "The Wedding Ringer," "American Sniper," "Blackhat," and "Paddington"

Pop Rocks: Tune in to see local's 'American Idol' audition

How crazy would it be if Miranda Pokrzyminski became a household name? It could. She's auditioning on an upcoming "American Idol."
By Steven Uhles
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2014 City salaries rose slightly

The salaries of Augusta-Richmond County employees remained relatively flat over the past year, but some people got big raises. Average full-time pay increased by 1.4 percent to $38,949.19.
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