Stacey Eidson



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, […]

The Face Off in Columbia County

The Face Off in Columbia County

The two candidates facing off in the District 3 race in Columbia County could not be more different. On one side there is Gary Richardson, owner of the Sparkle Express Car Wash, who has lived in Columbia County for more than 20 years and knows just about everyone in town. Then, there is retired U.S. […]

What Happens in Vegas…

What Happens in Vegas…

They always say, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” But for former House District 122 candidate Joe Mullins, he’s not that lucky. Two days after receiving only 15 percent of the votes cast in Columbia County’s House race, Mullins jumped on a plane headed to Las Vegas. The purpose of the trip was to […]

The Kind Heart of “Daddy Keith”

The Kind Heart of “Daddy Keith”

Many Augustans were shocked and deeply saddened this week to learn of the passing of Keith Buck, also known as “Daddy Keith” in the local gay community. As the longtime manager and bartender of Club Argos on Walton Way, Buck was known as everyone’s best friend because he was always open to listening to people’s […]

Will Scuttle’s Island Sink or Swim?

Will Scuttle’s Island Sink or Swim?

Leslie Parker remembers sitting outside Gary’s Hamburgers on Georgia Avenue on a warm September day when a co-worker asked her, “Did you hear that North Augusta is getting a new water park?” As a mother of three small children, Parker said she was ecstatic over the news. “It had been such a long, hot summer […]

Lights, Camera, Action in Augusta

Lights, Camera, Action in Augusta

The big debate this week for Augusta commissioners was over who should serve as Augusta’s official film office. Over the past few months, an independent nonprofit corporation called The Augusta Film Office opened in the 600 Broad building in downtown Augusta. The group, led by its president, Brad Owens, says its goal is to help […]

Who will represent Columbia County’s District 3?

Who will represent Columbia County’s District 3?

Residents in Columbia County’s District 3 are looking for new leadership. They are searching for someone to represent their district’s needs in a county that is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth. Voters want someone who will maintain the high quality of life that currently exists in Columbia County, but also be fiscally conservative with […]

Twenty Years of Soul

Twenty Years of Soul

More than two decades ago, many Augustans were afraid to walk downtown after sunset. The work crowd would pack up for the evening and head off to the suburbs, leaving the city completely dead at night. Downtown Augusta had no soul. But that all began to change when two brothers, Coco and Jayson Rubio, took […]

Welcome to Our “Haus”

Welcome to Our “Haus”

From the moment that Farmhaus opened its doors on Broad Street in downtown Augusta almost three years ago, the trendy, locally owned hamburger restaurant has worked hard to develop a loyal and deeply devoted fan base. Clearly, attention to detail has been the key to Farmhaus’ success. Whether it’s the careful selection of local, organic […]

Marion Williams continues to question Sammie Sias

Marion Williams continues to question Sammie Sias

For Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams, it didn’t matter that his fellow colleague, Commissioner Sammie Sias, had volunteered his time without pay as manager of the Jamestown Community Center for more than a decade. It didn’t matter that Sias had spent countless hours mentoring to area youth, organizing the events at the Jamestown Community Center and […]