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A Life Dramatic

A Life Dramatic

Betty and Steve Walpert come across as strikingly calm and happy. Spend time with them and you’ll notice a lot of laughter and friendship, and no indication they are among the most influential and involved arts professionals in the Augusta area. And yet, between them, Betty and Steve have motivated and inspired thousands of people read more

Walking the Plank

Walking the Plank

Scuttle’s Island water park was sold as an economic boost for tourism in Columbia County. It was promoted as the first multi-million dollar water park of its kind in this area. Featuring 20 water slides, a lazy river, a water playground and a 55,000-square-foot wave pool, it was expected to bring almost 300,000 people to read more

The Impact of “Deliverance”

The Impact of “Deliverance”

Long before moviegoers watched in horror as actor Ned Beatty was forced to strip off his clothes and told to “squeal like a pig” during a film set in the rural mountains of North Georgia, there was the novel by Atlanta writer and poet James Dickey that started it all. It’s been 45 years since read more