Stacey Eidson



The Silence Surrounding Marshall Square

The Silence Surrounding Marshall Square

Caryl Pender can’t help but wonder what would have happened if she hadn’t spent the night with her parents, Charles and Margaret Moye, that fateful day last June. That one simple decision likely saved her parents’ lives. Pender was having a typical evening at home, when her 94-year-old father called to say that he was […]

Nacho Mama’s and Pizza Joint Celebrate 20 Years

Nacho Mama’s and Pizza Joint Celebrate 20 Years

When good friends and Augusta natives Barry Blackston and Matt Flynn opened the doors to Nacho Mama’s on Broad Street exactly 20 years ago, no one knew what to expect. For months prior to its January 1996 opening, all eyes had been on the activity inside the 976 Broad Street location. People working in downtown […]

Marijuana Possession in the Peach State

Marijuana Possession in the Peach State

As soon as state Sen. Harold Jones II announced his proposed bill to eliminate felony marijuana possession charges in Georgia, many people immediately jumped to the wrong conclusion. Despite what some people may think, Jones isn’t looking to legalize marijuana in the Peach State. He is simply trying to prevent lives from being destroyed as […]

Living in America

Living in America

Almost four decades after receiving his first Golden Globe nomination for the original Rocky film released in 1976, actor Sylvester Stallone is once again nominated for his supporting role in the latest Rocky sequel, Creed. Many long-time fans of Stallone are anxiously waiting to see whether he will receive the Golden Globe during this weekend’s awards […]

Life in a Fishbowl

Life in a Fishbowl

When Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis took over the top spot in Augusta-Richmond County about a year ago, he now admits that he didn’t completely anticipate all of the challenges that came with the position. “This is probably the most difficult job I’ve ever had,” Davis said, sitting in his office on the second floor of […]

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Those eyes. As soon as you walk into Augusta Animal Services at 4164 Mack Lane, you can’t help but fall in love with so many amazing dogs and cats waiting and hoping for a forever home. These sweet little animals are watching every move you make. They are hoping to catch your eye, warm your […]

Ho-Ho-Hoax

Ho-Ho-Hoax

Over the past few months, users of Facebook may have frequently seen posts from friends and acquaintances about a fun, new holiday game of sorts called Secret Sister Gift Exchange. The Facebook posts claim that participants who buy a gift of $10 or more and send it to a “secret sister” will receive 36 gifts […]

‘Tis the Season for Catering

‘Tis the Season for Catering

Ever since he was a small child, Robert Williams has loved cooking for people. “I have literally enjoyed cooking for as long as I can remember,” says Williams, owner of Roux’s Catering in downtown Augusta. “It has been very much a part of my life from early, early on. I can remember being as young […]

Uber-mania

Uber-mania

Even before the trendy ride-sharing company Uber was officially launched in Augusta more than eight months ago, Rob Noel was already sold on the service. In fact, he immediately wanted to be a part of the company. “I had heard about Uber from traveling to other cities and using the service while out and about,” […]

Southern Thanksgiving

Southern Thanksgiving

As most Southerners pull up to the table this Thanksgiving and bless the food with friends and family, chances are there will be at least one dish that features one of these most beloved ingredients of the South: mayonnaise, JELL-O, Cool Whip, mini marshmallows or Velveeta cheese. Southerners love to toss everything in Duke’s mayo, […]