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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Wear shaggin' shoes for Summer Beach Blast

Columbia County's Summer Beach Blast kicks off summer on Friday, June 6.
By Valerie Rowell

Night at the Movies

New this week: Edge of Tomorrow and The Fault in Our Stars

Colonial Times: Under the Crown

This weekend, the Living History Park in North Augusta brings history to life for Colonial Times: Under the Crown.

Signal Corps Band to present D-Day concert

Free performance will mark 70th anniversary of D-Day, World War II history.

Widespread Panic enjoys widespread success

For more than 27 years, singer/guitarist John 'JB' Bell has found himself fronting two different bands - and they are both Widespread Panic.
By Steven Uhles

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Wine Time: Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley

If you want to surprise Dad with a special bottle of wine this Father's Day, you should try a big, bold cabernet sauvignon like the Mt. Brave.
By Dennis Sodomka

Monday, June 2, 2014

Dozens flock to pool on opening day

Monday was the opening day for Augusta's three outdoor pools, and dozens of Augusta residents took full advantage of the opportunity to dive in.
By Travis Highfield

Dine & Dish: Variety certain with Augusta Market lunch

The Augusta Market at the River has grown into an eclectic and crowded mini-festival on Saturday mornings in downtown Augusta from March to November. Lunchwise, there are many options.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

2014 Swim Guide: Find a cool spot

It's hot! Don't wait until you're dripping with sweat - make a plan to chill out this summer at one of these cool places.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Maleficent and A Million Ways to Die in the West

'Unavailable' tackles domestic violence

Monique Kenny is not afraid to tackle tough issues through the vehicle of theater. "This one focuses on domestic violence," said the playwright, whose comedic drama, Unavailable, will be staged at ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Ramblin' Rhodes: Hayes's opening acts are rising country music stars

Country music fans heading for the Hunter Hayes concert on May 29 at James Brown Arena not only will get to see the multi-talented new star but also Dan + Shay and The Voice winner Danielle Bradbery.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Great American Wine Company Red Blend 2012, California

Just in time for summer grilling and patriotic celebrations, I discovered Great American Wine Company Red Blend 2012, a beauty of a bargain red blend from Rosenblum Cellars.
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: New exhibits include Entrekin's realist paintings, clay teapots

William Entrekin, a Georgia realist painter whose works have drawn comparison to those of Andrew Wyeth, will be featured in a solo exhibit opening May 30 at the Morris Museum of Art.
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Music will outlast current performers

Gene Simmons, one of the founding members of KISS, said recently that he envisioned a day when "the band would perform concerts with no original members after he and Paul Stanley retire."
By Ed Turner

Monday, May 26, 2014

Beach Boys to play in Augusta in July

The Beach Boys will get around to Augusta on July 13 for a show that will benefit the American Red Cross of Augusta.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Memorial Day Events

There are many events planned to remember Memorial Day. Here are some of them.  

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Bradbery to sing on PBS Sunday, in Augusta on Thursday

Five days before Danielle Bradbery performs in Augusta, the country singer from Texas will be seen by millions of PBS viewers on the annual Memorial Day weekend concert broadcast from the west ...
By Don Rhodes

Morris Museum offers free admission to active duty military

The Morris Museum of Art will offer free admission to active duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sept. 1.

Libraries gear up for summer

School ends this week for Richmond County schools and libraries throughout the county have full calendars of activities to keep children and teens busy until classes resume.
By Lisa Kaylor

Night at the Movies

New this week: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

'Miss Firecracker' is comedy with some sad moments

The Edgefield County Theatre Company will present the comedy, The Miss Firecracker Contest, for two weekends at the William Miller Bouknight Theatre.
By Anne Waits

Share talent in third annual Applause cover contest

Celebrate the arts in our community by entering our third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest. The winning entry will be featured on the Sept. 4 Applause fall arts preview edition.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

2014 Swim Guide: Find a cool spot

It's hot! Don't wait until you're dripping with sweat - make a plan to chill out this summer at one of these cool places.

2014 Summer Camps Guide

From Augusta to Aiken, you can find camps focused on art and music, math and reading, or any sport.

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