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Vera Stewart celebrates new cookbook and season 12 of her TV show

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 22 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Vera Stewart celebrates new cookbook and season 12 of her TV show

The VeryVera Show expands into 42 metropolitan markets this season.

billy s shares art and music from the heart

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 10 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on billy s shares art and music from the heart

billy s shares love through his art and music.

Comics and film collide in Aiken native’s world

By Ron Baxley Jr. · 07 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Comics and film collide in Aiken native’s world

Aiken native Jason Conley has always loved comics. He’s collected them, owned a comics shop and now he writes them.

Augustan carries on legacy of the King

By Ron Baxley Jr. · 05 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Augustan carries on legacy of the King

Liam Hewitt an Elvis tribute artist, will open Sept. 8 for Cote Deonath, a world champion Elvis, at the Miller Theater.

Stantons lead lives of service

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 30 Jul 2023 · Comments Off on Stantons lead lives of service

Maj. Gen. Paul Stanton and his wife, Nomi, lead lives of selfless service in keeping with one of the seven Army values.

Wheelchair athlete brings home gold medal in recent games

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 20 Jul 2023 · Comments Off on Wheelchair athlete brings home gold medal in recent games

Dr. Lisa Maddox enjoys a variety of sports from her wheelchair. She’s played tennis, basketball, rugby league, softball and pickleball.

Miss Augusta’s Teen believes ‘confidence is key’

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 07 Jul 2023 · Comments Off on Miss Augusta’s Teen believes ‘confidence is key’

A Lakeside High School student promotes self-confidence as part of her platform as Miss Augusta’s Teen. She competed at the state pageant, which is part of the Miss America organization, in June.

Copenhaver finishes cancer treatment, looks forward to next phase

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 17 Jun 2023 · Comments Off on Copenhaver finishes cancer treatment, looks forward to next phase

Former Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver finished his cancer treatments June 15 and is looking ahead to his next phase of life.

Augusta piano teacher heads to Steinway Hall of Fame

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Jun 2023 · Comments Off on Augusta piano teacher heads to Steinway Hall of Fame

In May, Augusta piano teacher Cindy Wilkinson learned of her induction in the Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame.

Roads well rambled: A tribute to Don Rhodes

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 11 Jun 2023 · 3

Publisher Charmain Z. Brackett pays tribute to columnist Don Rhodes who died June 9 at the age of 77.

Master of puppetry to share knowledge at unique camp

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 09 Jun 2023 · 1

Ben Snead, longtime puppeteer in the Augusta area, hopes to pass on his knowledge of the craft through a puppetry camp at Le Chat Noir.

Former mayor enjoys time on big screen

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 30 Apr 2023 · Comments Off on Former mayor enjoys time on big screen

Former Augusta Mayor Bob Young has often found himself in front of a camera during his career.

Pecan log rolls and road trips fuel company’s rebirth

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 14 Mar 2023 · Comments Off on Pecan log rolls and road trips fuel company’s rebirth

Reviving a company during a pandemic might not have seemed like the most logical thing to do, but Stephanie Stuckey did it anyway.

Social media post led to career opportunity as spokesmodel

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 06 Mar 2023 · 1

Laura Kaminer liked her shapewear so she took a photo of her in it and uploaded it to her social media.