Masters badges needed, please!

Masters badges needed, please!

It was the Saturday before the 2013 Masters and Bob Barnes was racing around his house along Valleyvue Court trying to get everything ready for his soon-to-be-arriving guests. As the owner of the company EventsXL, Barnes has been offering his clients Masters packages for almost a decade that include everything from finding them accommodations to […]

River Jam: Barbecue, Bands, Beer… and Shade!

River Jam: Barbecue, Bands, Beer… and Shade!

On Saturday, April 19, from noon until 6 p.m., Metro Spirit and GSP, LLC will present the third annual River Jam at the Savannah Rapids Park and Headgates. Don’t remember the other two River Jams? Don’t worry — you’re not losing your memory. Though the festival is in its third year, this is the first […]

This guy will make your skin crawl

This guy will make your skin crawl

Just this week, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office released a photo of a registered sex offender in South Carolina named Joey Leaphart with this warning: Ladies, don’t let this man near your feet! “Please be aware of this man,” the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office warns on its Facebook page. “He approaches women in businesses and […]

Flynn Makes Waves with Stillwater

Flynn Makes Waves with Stillwater

For many in the area, Stillwater Taproom is sort of Augusta’s answer to Cheers, a place where, even if everybody doesn’t know your name, you’re welcome just the same. “I try to tell people it’s just a good, relaxing, comfortable and inviting place to go have a beer,” says Matt Flynn, who, along with business […]

Earth Day Celebration Is Bigger, Better Than Ever

Earth Day Celebration Is Bigger, Better Than Ever

Phinizy Swamp is preparing for its annual Earth Day celebration to be bigger than before. Earth Day is a worldwide celebration to promote sustainable and green living, said Heather Linn, the events and volunteer manager at Phinizy Swamp. To make the event larger than life this year, Phinizy Swamp is partnering with the city of […]