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Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Fair fun isn't done; midway to open in Columbia County

If you missed your chances to make it to the fairs in Augusta or Aiken, you have another opportunity. Ten days of fair fun kicks off Thursday, Oct. 30, with the opening of the Columbia County Fall ...
By Valerie Rowell

Ramblin' Rhodes: Ghost stories begin with cemetery

Walker Posey, managing director of Posey's funeral home in North Augusta, will be telling ghost stories in Lookaway Inn mansion Thursday, Oct. 30, the night before Halloween.
By Don Rhodes

Alan Jackson to perform in Augusta in March

Country star Alan Jackson will stop at James Brown Arena on his 25th anniversary Keepin' It Country tour on March 27.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Kelley Brothers invite friends for golf, music benefit

The Kelley Brothers, Charles of Lady A, and Josh, a well-regarded singer-songwriter in his own right, are giving back to their hometown through the inaugural Kelley Brothers and Friends Golf ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Where you live

The pumpkin patch at Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez, is open 1-7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday.
By Michael Holahan

Tour features historic churches

Fourteen churches throughout downtown Augusta will open their doors Sunday to share their individual and collective histories and demonstrate the impact the faith community has had on the city ...

Dine & Dish: These treats will satisfy pumpkin cravings

So I decided to go on a fall spice food tour - local style. Essentially, this meant that I crammed in as many fall-flavored foods and drinks as I could find in the course of a week and a half. ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Cher in the City: Augusta City Classic proves to be great motivator

Last weekend I started what I call my Classic Countdown Workout - I start working out three to four days a week leading up to the Augusta City Classic Football Banquet.
By Cher Best

Halloween events

Holiday events include haunted attractions, festivals and more

North Augusta hopes for top jubilee attendance

Organizers are stepping things up for the 30th annual Jack-o'-Lantern Jubilee Festival, which is set for Oct. 24-25.
By Nikasha Dicks

Take aim! Zombies haunt paintball trail

The Haunted Paintball Trail at Augusta Paintball on Barton Chapel Road offers a different type of Halloween scare.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Ann Landers show reminder of her trip to Augusta

Seeing that the Newberry (S.C.) Opera House next week is presenting the touring play Ann Landers: Lady With All The Answers made me think about when the real advice columnist came to Augusta in 1975.
By Don Rhodes

James peppers comic act with humor of life

Kevin James might be known best by many as a beloved television comedian. After all, in nearly every American city, The King of Queens is on the air, living on in reruns. But Wednesday, Oct. 29, ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wine Time: CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival to be at new location

The Ninth Annual CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival set for Saturday, Oct. 25, will be bigger and better than ever.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pop Rocks: Yonder Mountain concert exception to venue's rules

This week, Yonder Mountain String Band will, I hope with minimal difficulty, load in at Jessye Norman Amphitheater to headline an impressive lineup of bluegrass-inspired acts. It should be a ...
By Steven Uhles

Night at the Movies

New this week: 23 Blast, John Wick, Oqija, St. Vincent and Dear White People

Shack Band will play Surrey Tavern

Richmond, Va.,-based group is promoting their first full-length CD "America."

Aiken Fall Steeplechase is Oct. 25

Watch equine competitors in five races at the 23rd running of the Aiken Fall Steeplechase on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Fall fair fun

By Jon-Michael Sullivan

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Local playwrights stage works

Most of the works performed in Augusta are imported, but there are a few playwrights and musicians living in the area who have had their works on local stagesand in other cities with good success.
By Charmain Brackett

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