Stacey Eidson



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, […]

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 […]