Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Wine Time: Graham's Six Grapes Old Vines Special Edition Port NV, Portugal

As we hit the holiday season and cold weather, my wine thoughts turn to hardier wines. One of the best wines to keep on hand during the holidays is port.
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: Photographs by GRU's Rust featured at Kentucky park

Brian Rust, multi-talented professor of art at Georgia Regents University, recently completed an eight-image installation within Raven Run Nature Sanctuary in Lexington, Ky.
By Keith Claussen

4 ballet companies plan 'Nutcracker'

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

Just as I was about to hang up the phone after talking with former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders in 1999 he wanted to say one more thing: "Tell everyone," Sanders stressed, "that if I was not born and ...
By Don Rhodes

Music by Turner: Wrap up year with musical gifts

As we enter the final days of 2014, there are still plenty of terrific shows scheduled locally and regionally. Let's take a quick peek at ones that will be sure to warm your musical bones as the ...
By Ed Turner

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Concert begins annual holiday fund drive

The Empty Stocking Fund, an Augusta tradition for more than eight decades, kicks off the holiday season today with a free concert of seasonal favorites at First Baptist Church.
By Bill Kirby

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

2014 Holiday Preview

See our list and check it twice so you won't miss the Christmas concerts, lights and magic of the season.

Wine Time: Stoneleigh Latitude Chardonnay 2013, New Zealand

The Stoneleigh Latitude Chardonnay is an elegant wine that would be perfect with an elegant dinner, or for sipping on the porch.
By Dennis Sodomka

'It's a Wonderful Life' to hit stage

"It's a Wonderful Life" has been adapted for the stage and will be presented by the Aiken Community Playhouse beginning Thanksgiving weekend.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Lights of the South adds to sparkle for 10th anniversary

In celebration of its 10th anniversary this year, Lights of the South will have more lights and displays. THe holiday attraction opens Nov. 20.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Pop Rocks: 12 Bands holiday CD includes 9 gems

Sometimes less is more. In the interest of full disclosure, let me go on the record and admit that when I discovered Instant Christmas Classics Vol.
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Jones sings holiday tune

Augusta-area resident Sharon Jones, who just concluded her latest tour of European capital cities, has teamed up with shoe store Cole Haan to release her own video version of Irving Berlin's ...
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Sports Center burgers score with regulars, newbies

The waitresses at the Sports Center look a little surprised when you ask for a menu - and there's only one! - but the burgers are what most people come for.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

It's beginning to look...

Kaden Acevedo, 3, marvels at glittery Christmas trees on display at the Junior League's Holiday Market at the Augusta Convention Center.
By Michael Holahan

Greater Augusta Youth Theatre presents 'Annie'

Musical about orphan girl to be stage Nov. 14-15 at Greenbrier High School.

A Joyful Noise: Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann will bring her Take Me to the King Tour to Augusta's Bell Auditorium at 7 p.m. Nov. 22.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Symphony to perform country hits tonight

For the country music-theme show, vocalists and Symphony Orchestra Augusta musicians will perform classic hits of more than 20 legendary artists including Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams ...

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: Beyond the Lights, Birdman, Dumb and Dumber To, Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas, Meet the Mormons

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

The Artside: Exhibits present Civil War from different perspectives

Two new exhibits at the Morris Museum of Art look back 150 years, presenting images of the Civil War era from very different visual perspectives.
By Keith Claussen

Top headlines

Georgia Regents' hospital plan chosen

Georgia Regents Medical Center won a lengthy and hardfought battle over two other Augusta hospitals to build the first hospital in Columbia County, the Georgia Department of Community Health ...
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