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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

Keith Robinson's role as Baroy "Baby Roy" Scott of James Brown's first band, The Famous Flames, is taking him full circle, back home to Augusta for the July 24 screening of the new Brown biopic, ...
By Jeremy Craig

Friday, July 18, 2014

Southern Nationals returns this weekend

After high water forced the cancellation of last year’s Augusta Southern Nationals, the annual drag-race boat tournament returns this weekend to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: Planes: Fire and Rescue; Persecuted; Begin Again; Sex Tape; The Purge: Anarchy

Kids can see vehicles up close at Touch-a-Truck Day

Free Aiken event to include tow trucks, bucket trucks, fire trucks and other events.

Augusta Outdoor Expo coming to James Brown Arena

See exhibits on hunting, fishing, archery, more at annual event.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Augusta Southern Nationals returns to Savannah River

Hot-rod boat racing is July 19-20 with Night of Fire to kick off events on July 18.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Brushfire Stankgrass likes to tinker with the traditional

To listen to Brushfire Stankgrass is to go down a road that begins with the banjo - and on to an uncertain destination that might wind up arriving in downbeat blues, country, or into a funk ...
By Jeremy Craig

Pop Rocks: Brown's legacy is one this community can be proud of

In a week, Hollywood will come to Augusta with at least some of its trappings. There will be actors and directors, a red carpet and a see-it-first screening.
By Steven Uhles

Dine & Dish: Aiken Speakeasy is code for delicious

First came the hurried e-mails. Then phone calls to confirm. Finally, with "secret" pass code in hand, in downtown Aiken we entered a glittering world of fine dining, and well-heeled gents and dames.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Kelley family holding celebrity golf tournament, concert with Lady A

Charles, Josh and John Kelley have announced the inaugural Kelley Brothers & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament & Concert on Oct. 27 to benefit local charities.
By Lisa Kaylor

Ramblin' Rhodes: James Brown memorabilia is right here in Augusta

The James Brown exhibit at the Augusta Museum of History is without a doubt the most popular offering the museum has had in its 77 years of existence.
By Don Rhodes

Monday, July 14, 2014

Wine Time: Flora Springs Soliloquy Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Oakville

This fruit-forward Sauvignon Blanc shows an amazing depth and complexity.
By Dennis Sodomka

Road Trips: Cruise-in on the Town Square, Edgefield

Edgefield will host its first-ever Cruise-in on the Town Square from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, July 19.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Detecting a pattern

Children inked their fingerprints and studied their distinctive patterns during a craft workshop at the Jeff Maxwell Branch Library on Wednesday.
By Jon-Michael Sullivan

AMPED Music Contest voting opens July 10

An inspiring field of former finalists and new faces, this year's AMPED Music Contest is shaping up to be the most competitive in years.
By Steven Uhles

Night at the Movies

New this week: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Wycliffe Gordon to perform at USC Aiken

Renowned musician will perform concert with USC Aiken Summer Jazz Camp faculty on July 15.

'Steel Magnolias' forges friendships on, off stage

Set in a Louisiana beauty shop, Steel Magnolias is a story about the lives, loves and losses of six women. At its heart are the friendships that have been forged.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia On My Mind Day to be treat for tourists, locals

If you get away anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, you can enjoy the 2014 Georgia On My Mind Day at the Georgia Visitor Information Center.
By Don Rhodes

'Memories From the Heart' will entertain while raising money

Attendees at the upcoming Memories From the Heart performance will hear musical selections that are recognizable to all - from popular and oldies to country and gospel.
By Anne Waits

Night at the Movies

New this week: Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Special; The November Man; As Above, So Below

Cher in the City: Little League scores in hearts

This weekend I had the pleasure of watching the Little League World Series.
By Cher Best

Augusta Amusements season to include Jim Brickman, more

From August through March, 16 acts in genres as diverse as Big Band, country, jazz, Christian, gospel plus balladeers and singers of quintessential pop standards will take the stage during Augusta Amusements' 2014-2015 season.
By Jeremy Craig

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