Amy Christian



Bender What?

Bender What?

If you head out for a paddle at Betty’s Branch this Saturday, you might hear a lot of words you don’t understand. Let’s start with the obvious one: Benderdinker. “I made it up,” said Kristina Williams, founder of the paddle and festival. “Actually, my mom made it up. I was talking about going up to read more

All-Star drummer conducts clinic in Augusta

All-Star drummer conducts clinic in Augusta

Those who attend Gregg Bissonette’s drum clinic on Friday are in for a treat. Not only will they hear the Grammy Award winner play and be able to ask him questions, but they’ll hear a whole lot of stories from his nearly five decades in the music business. They might hear about his “big-time mullet” read more

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

If you ever go for dinner at Columbia County’s American Legion Post, settle in for a long, fun evening. Why would I even think about going to dinner at the American Legion, you may be asking yourself. It’s a good question, but one that may have a little bit of an unexpected answer. Yes, the read more

Benefit concert just keeps growing

Benefit concert just keeps growing

For a benefit concert that is only five years old, Music for Memories has been able to secure some pretty big-name talent. Lee Brice, Montgomery Gentry and Scotty McCreery have all taken the Country Club stage and, this year, it’s Cole Swindell’s turn to help raise money for the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s read more

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

Kevin Gillespie keeps collecting accolades. The Atlanta chef became a household name in 2009 when he became a finalist on Top Chef’s season 6. He was beloved that season as much for his humble attitude (more apparent considering it was such a sharp contrast with the eventual winner, the douchy egomaniac Michael Voltaggio) and ginger read more

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

Movoto.com is basically a real estate website, but its insider section focuses on lists about different cities that they hope will be shared ad infinitum on social media. It recently mentioned a local bar in its list “These 15 Georgia Bars Will Make You Want To Stay Until Last Call.” Along with Sister Louisa’s Church read more