Joe White



Is Your House Shaking?

Is Your House Shaking?

Many across the CSRA have heard the booms and felt some shaking since around noon today.  I have confirmed with official at Fort Gordon that they are conducting EOD training today until 4pm.   I just wanted you to know what it is and to know that all is well.

Cheech Marin Wants To Play Augusta National.

Cheech Marin Wants To Play Augusta National.

Groundbreaking. Revolutionary. Original. Stoned. Cheech & Chong, the seminal stoner duo known for their albums and movies in the 1970s, will be rolling into town next Thursday, September 18, for a show at the Bell Auditorium. It’s a collaboration of sorts with the band WAR, which is fitting since Cheech & Chong have always been […]

Whole Foods Market opens September 23

Whole Foods Market opens September 23

From Press Release: Sneak-preview tours Sept 19 and 20 to benefit Augusta Locally Grown                                Whole Foods Market  will open its first Augusta location for business Tuesday, September 23. The store is located on Washington Road in the Washington Crossing shopping […]

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

When I was in the third or fourth grade, one of my chores was to fold the clothes. I hated folding clothes. True story. So I came up with the ingenious idea only a nine-year-old can: instead of folding them, why not just stuff them behind the washer/dryer and be done with it? This plan […]

Corner of Broad and 12th

In January of this year, the building on the corner of 12th and Broad was gutted by fire. The three story structure had a dental office on the first floor, commercial on the second and apartments on the third. Michael Osbon is in the planning stages now in collaboration with Studio 3 on rebuilding the […]

The Road Home

The Road Home

It seems like every time we turn around, we hear that Robert Earl Keen is playing in Augusta again. Turns out, there’s a very good reason for that. Keen’s long-time guitarist, Richard Brotherton Jr, is from Augusta and, in fact, went to Aquinas High School. “As a matter of fact, I think part of the reason […]

What’ll they play?

What’ll they play?

When Widespread Panic takes the stage at the James Brown Arena Wednesday night, it’ll end a 17-year drought for the Garden City. “They last played in Augusta October 23, 1997, at the Bell Auditorium, so it’s been damn near 17 years,” says Robert Williams, owner of Roux’s Catering and a huge fan of the jam […]

The Art of Creation

The Art of Creation

They may be from Concord, North Carolina, but the Avett Brothers are an Augusta favorite since their earliest days playing Stillwater Taproom. Tickets for the Papa Joe’s Banjobeque at Evans Towne Center Park have quickly disappeared since the brothers announced they’d be headlining on Friday, May 23. And it’s no wonder people love them and […]

Bistro 491 Set To Close

Bistro 491 Set To Close

On Tuesday, chef/owner Todd Schafer announced plans to close Bistro 491, a Surrey Center staple for more than a decade. The restaurant’s last day will be Saturday, May 24, and will remain closed during the summer while Schafer prepares to open a new restaurant concept in the same, but remodeled, space. Shafer opened the Bistro […]

Hugo’s House Sold

Hugo’s House Sold

On May 17, 2012 the FBI released the following SAVANNAH, GA—Hugo Diaz, aka Hugo Diaz de la Fuente, 45, of Evans, Georgia, was sentenced on Tuesday by United States District Court Judge J. Randal Hall to 15 months in prison based on Diaz’s earlier guilty plea to harboring illegal aliens for the purpose of commercial […]