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Augusta woman celebrates 106th birthday June 18

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 18 Jun 2024 · 0

Rachel Patterson celebrated her 106th birthday with a party June 18.

Grandmother inspired woman’s love of heirlooms

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 16 Jun 2024 · 0

From her garden to her business, Brittany Dixon loves all things heirloom.

Local man, 33, in need of kidney transplant

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Jun 2024 · 0

Jason Moore only has one kidney and requires dialysis three times a week to stay alive. He’s hopeful to find a living donor.

Artist uses gift to connect with world

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 11 Jun 2024 · 1

Taytem Barth has defied odds in her life and wants to bring hope to others through her art.

Dancer broke barriers, blazed trail in illustrious career

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 08 Jun 2024 · 0

Karen Brown, who grew up in Augusta and graduated from Aquinas High School, has has an illustrious career and shows no signs of slowing down.

D-Day at 80: Thomson resident took part in the invasion

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 06 Jun 2024 · 0

Thomson’s Louis Graziano, 101, fought on D-Day, which marks its 80th anniversary June 6, 2024.

Preteen makes Aiken Technical College’s Dean’s List

By Special To Augusta Good News · 13 May 2024 · Comments Off on Preteen makes Aiken Technical College’s Dean’s List

At only 12, Megyn Bolen made the dean’s list at Aiken Technical College with a 4.0 for the spring semester.

Artist sees evolution in recent works

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 06 May 2024 · Comments Off on Artist sees evolution in recent works

Recent works of Rhian Swain will be on display at Sacred Heart through June 21 and she will curate a show in the fall at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts.

Grandmother fulfills longtime goal, earns nursing degree

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 05 May 2024 · 1

Lisa Laliberte graduates May 10 from Augusta University with a degree in nursing. The 59-year-old grandmother first contemplated getting her degree in her 20s.

Zanne Colton reflects on ‘blessed’ dance career

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 26 Apr 2024 · Comments Off on Zanne Colton reflects on ‘blessed’ dance career

Zanne Colton gave her final bow on April 26 and named Caitlin McCormack Phibbs as artistic director of the Colton Ballet Co.

Area hobby gold prospectors featured in Discovery Channel show

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 24 Apr 2024 · Comments Off on Area hobby gold prospectors featured in Discovery Channel show

Tim Conway and his son, Baillie, enjoy the hobby of gold prospecting.

Miss Augusta 2024 highlights alcohol awareness

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 17 Apr 2024 · Comments Off on Miss Augusta 2024 highlights alcohol awareness

April is alcohol awareness month, and Miss Augusta 2024 has chosen the subject as her platform.

Appling guitarist joining Jeff and Sheri Easter’s band

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 09 Apr 2024 · Comments Off on Appling guitarist joining Jeff and Sheri Easter’s band

Tanner Duckworth hits the road with Jeff and Sheri Easter on Saturday in Sylacauga, Alabama.

Davidson student named Georgia ‘youth of year’ by Boys and Girls Clubs

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 05 Mar 2024 · Comments Off on Davidson student named Georgia ‘youth of year’ by Boys and Girls Clubs

Nakayla English is the Boys and Girls Clubs’ Georgia Youth of the Year for 2024.