Stacey Eidson



From the Principal’s Office to the School Board

From the Principal’s Office to the School Board

As a former principal and educator in the Richmond County school system for almost 20 years, Dr. Wayne Frazier was well known for bending the rules. Whether he was the principal at Glenn Hills High School, the Alternative Education Center or Tubman Middle School, Frazier refused to lead “by the book” because he said it […]

The Millennial Generation

The Millennial Generation

What do millennials really want? That has been the question on the minds of marketers, employers, college recruiters and, let’s face it, parents for more than a decade. The millennial generation, typically described as the group of people born after 1980 and before 2000, has specific needs unlike the baby boomers of the past. After […]

The Power of Rev. William Barber II

The Power of Rev. William Barber II

When the Rev. Dr. William Barber II stepped onto the stage at the Democratic National Convention this summer, he made a call to action that brought the audience to its feet. He warned that people cannot continue to ignore the nation’s mounting problems regarding issues such as gun violence, immigration and the racial tension between […]

Welcome to Beck’s

Welcome to Beck’s

When John Beck, owner of Sheehan’s Irish Pub on Central Avenue, opened the doors to his new restaurant called Beck’s at 2111 Kings Way this week, he was overwhelmed by the neighborhood’s immediate support for this new hot spot on the Hill. “As soon as people began hearing that we were starting a new place, […]

Leaning on Lydia

Leaning on Lydia

When a woman receives the heartbreaking news that she has been diagnosed with cancer, it can easily turn a family’s world upside down. That mother or wife is often the heart of the family. She lifts up and strengthens her husband, nurtures and guides her children and fills a home with joy and love. But […]

On the Air with Deke

On the Air with Deke

For nine years, Deke Copenhaver was the face of the city of Augusta. Starting next week, almost exactly 11 years to the day that Copenhaver was first elected as the mayor of Augusta, he will become the city’s newest local voice over the airwaves. “For nine years, I tried to change things through the public […]

Sean Wight: A Downtown Visionary

Sean Wight: A Downtown Visionary

As Sean Wight walks up to the corner of 12th and Ellis streets in downtown Augusta, he doesn’t see an aging biker bar surrounded by asphalt parking lots and several empty buildings. Instead, Wight sees enormous potential. He sees a major gateway to Broad Street. Wight recognizes an extremely important corridor into downtown that is […]

Movin’ On Up

Movin’ On Up

When Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis celebrated the announcement of not just one new hotel, but two new hotels in the downtown area last week, he could barely contain his enthusiasm. “This is a positive start to our city growing and truly moving forward,” Davis stated. “Two announced hotels in one week is huge for our […]

Rising to The Hill

Rising to The Hill

Sitting at one of the outside tables at Finch & Fifth on a recent sunny afternoon, owner Faulkner Warlick can still remember when Surrey Center was nothing more than a dirt lot in the Summerville neighborhood. “I grew up here. My family’s house was over on McDowell Street and that is two blocks away,” Warlick […]

Blues Traveler will “Blow Up” Evans

Blues Traveler will “Blow Up” Evans

More than two decades after producing hits like “Run-Around” and “Hook” in the 1990s, Blues Traveler is still known for playing marathon live sets and having a distinctive sound featuring the band’s harmonica-wielding frontman John Popper. Much like other jam bands of the early 1990s such as Phish and Widespread Panic, Blues Traveler’s vibe on […]