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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Switchfoot eager to play Springfest

Playing for military audiences isn't out of the ordinary for the band, Switchfoot. It's something members relish with good reason. Switchfoot will be in concert at 8:30 p.m. Satur­day, April ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Edgefield presents first bluegrass fest

Organizers are busy getting ready for Edgefield's first-ever Bluegrass Festival, to be held on the Town Square from 1 to 6 p.m. Satur­day, April 18. It is free and family friendly.
By Anne Waits

Music by Turner: Keep the music coming

Let's take a peek at some of the shows in the next few weeks within easy driving distance of Augusta.
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: Duane Allen of Oak Ridge Boys remains a good ol' boy

Duane Allen, lead vocalist of The Oak Ridge Boys, likes to unwind from his crazy public schedule by getting away to his farm outside of Nashville, Tenn., just 10 minutes from his home.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Backsberg Chenin Blanc 2012, South Africa

To celebrate Earth Day next Wednesday I thought I would look at something from a winery that takes conservation seriously.
By Dennis Sodomka

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Augusta has its share of celebs

Larry Mize is still the only native Augustan to win the Masters Tournament held in his own hometown. But he is far from being the only native Augustan or former resident to achieve worldwide fame.
By Don Rhodes

Friday, April 10, 2015

Meet golf artist Linda Hartough today

The internatonally known golf artist will be at the Morris Museum of Art on April 10.

See the beauty of Augusta, Aiken today

If you're in town to see the beauty of Augusta National Golf Club, you might not need this list. But, if you don't have tickets for the Masters Tournament today, you might want to enjoy the ...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Dine & Dish: Pay attention because the menu options have changed

What a difference a year makes. 2014-15 has seen an explosion of restaurants opening in the Augusta area, from fine dining to fast food.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Ramblin' Rhodes: Oak Ridge Boys to stop in Aiken

Local fans have an opportunity to catch The Oak Ridge Boys live when they perform Friday, April 17, at the USC Aiken Convocation Center.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Justin Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Paso Robles

During Masters Week - the most special week of the year in Augusta - it seems appropriate to drink special wine.
By Dennis Sodomka

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Longest Ride, Danny Collins, It Follows, Woman In Gold

Gov't Mule ready to jam with second Major Rager

Gov't Mule will headline the Major Rager on Thursday at Augusta Common.
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Par 3 Partee returns Wednesday with Swingin' Medallions

City organizers will bring back the Par 3 Partee on Wednesday, April 8, from 4 to 10 p.m. at a new venue, the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.
By Staff Reports

Monday, April 6, 2015

Mayors' Masters Reception is today

The longtime Masters Week event returns after taking last year off. The renamed and revamped Mayors Masters Reception will honor longtime Ben Crenshaw caddie and Augusta native Carl Jackson, ...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Wayne Player to speak at Masters Week Prayer Breakfast

Wayne Player will share stories of growing up as Gary Player's son, along with his own testimony of faith at this year's Masters Week Prayer Breakfast.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Experience Augusta

Get to know 1 city in 4 ways - its golf tradition, history, museums and connection to pop culture through James Brown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Tracey McManus

Rucker fans will get taste of  'Southern Style'  before tour

Country star Darius Rucker has become a frequent presence at Rock Fore Dough - this will be his eighth time performing at the event that has raised more than $1 million for First Tee of Augusta, a ...
By Alan Sculley

Night at the Movies

New this week: Furious 7

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: A Thousand Horses got start in S.C.

One of country music's hottest new bands, A Thousand Horses, began five years ago by two guys who grew up in nearby Newberry, S.C.
By Don Rhodes
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Spring fever usually means more motorcycle crashes

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle fatalities begin to rise in March and double by June. The numbers continue to creep upward through August before seeing a ...
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