When the 1900s were new, Augustans took their leisure at Lake Olmstead They came by trolley. They came by buggy. They came by bicycle.
The Bon Air, once Augusta's premier hotel, was long a symbol of tourism, hospitality and golf.
Meadow Garden, considered the oldest house still standing in Augusta has one of the city's best legacies. Make no mistake, it is old.
Before malls and strip centers and online computer commerce, most people came to town to do their shopping.
A federal arsenal built near the Savannah River in the 1800s was plagued with problems. Then it moved to The Hill.
This old courthouse is gone. For almost 130 years, however, it sat in the middle of the 500 block of Greene Street as the seat of government and courts for Augusta and ...
Old Augusta neighborhoods had nicknames, some not so nice. For instance, if you lived before the Second World War, you probably knew where Dublin was, and Shake Rag, and The Island and Cow Town.
A century after Augusta's Great Fire of 1916, we know many things, but still have one mystery.
During the 1920s, Augusta lobbied Congress to finance a lock and dam. Locals claimed it would make Augusta a great inland port and boost the city's population to 250,000 by 1950.
NORTH AUGUSTA -- On Sunday, in front of around 100 people, the Carrsville community was honored by the state of South Carolina with an official historical marker - the 56th in Aiken County.
When Louise DeLaigle Reese died, she left one final mystery buried beneath the sexton building at Magnolia Cemetery.
Magnolia Cemetery represents not only the history of the South, but the nation as a whole. Between the rows of magnolia trees lie heroes and normal folk and some at rest for 200 years.
Jackson, a small community in Aiken County, was originally slated as one of a handful of towns that would be demolished or moved to build a plant that manufactured plutonium and tritium to fuel ...
For many years after the war, Augustans wondered why Gen. William T. Sherman had ignored Augusta on his famous "March to the Sea."
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson came to Augusta for a campaign speech and was jeered by the crowd.
The intersection of Columbia Road and Louisville Road was called Lucky's Corner after the family who ran the country store and gas station. It was later called Maddox Corner after the new owners. ...
A 1975 photo shows a time when both Columbia County and Columbia Road were getting ready to boom.
Last week we asked readers to share memories of the Bell Auditorium. Here are a few.
You can see many landmarks, both old and new, for the 1960s.
Last week we showed a photo of the Walton Way and 15th Street intersection in the 1960s as the area began to transition into a commercial center. Here is how some of you remembered it and that ...