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Augusta native wins film award

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 22 Feb 2023 · 1

Shandrea Evans’ short film about a homesick woman’s relationship with a great-aunt recently received an award at a Los Angeles film festival.

Graphic novelist realizes longtime dream

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 20 Feb 2023 · Comments Off on Graphic novelist realizes longtime dream

Jeremy Mace had his initial idea for a graphic novel two decades ago. Saving Mister Creep was released in December 2022.

One woman’s journey: weight loss is outer sign of inner work

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Feb 2023 · Comments Off on One woman’s journey: weight loss is outer sign of inner work

Shanita Newton used food to help ease the pain of grief after the loss of her husband. But she’s found other ways to channel her emotions and transformed her body in the process.

Entrepreneur highlights Augusta’s ‘magic’ on tours

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 08 Feb 2023 · Comments Off on Entrepreneur highlights Augusta’s ‘magic’ on tours

Michael Wolff sees Augusta through a magical lens.

Vintage model embraces her own style

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 24 Jan 2023 · 5

Audrey Monroe has always loved the glamour and style of Hollywood’s yesteryear. About four years ago, she decided to completely adopt the style that has called to her.

Paine College choir director comes full circle

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 15 Jan 2023 · 3

Trey McLaughlin attended his first choir rehearsals at Paine College with his mom when he was only 6. Now, he’s the group’s director.

Remembering ‘Okefenokee Joe’ who taught thousands about the swamp, nature and Native American culture

By Special To Augusta Good News · 11 Jan 2023 · 1

Okefenokee Joe, a native of Salley, S.C. and Augusta area resident, taught thousands of adults and children about the importance of the Okefenokee Swamp and Native American culture.

One woman’s journey resulted in more than weight loss

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 10 Jan 2023 · Comments Off on One woman’s journey resulted in more than weight loss

Tonya Eller just wanted to have more energy and feel better. Not only did she lose 80 pounds, but she gained more than she could’ve imagined.

Window dresser tells stories through mannequins

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 01 Jan 2023 · 2

Katie McKettrick tells stories through the windows she dresses at Ruben’s.

Miss Augusta reflects on wearing the crown

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 18 Dec 2022 · Comments Off on Miss Augusta reflects on wearing the crown

Quinn Shelt has loved her time as Miss Augusta.