Rants & Raves

...many wonderful things besides the turkey and toy giveaways, be sure to promote the James Brown things at the Augusta Museum of History and the Laney Museum of Black History. YES, CARSON IS CALM instead of bombastic and volatile like Donald Trump...

SPLOST renewal historic

My wife and I are longtime members of the Augusta Museum of History. Over the past two decades, we have donated more than 3,500 Augusta-related artifacts.This museum of Augusta history is...

Sales tax Q&A: What's in the package for the Augusta Museum of History?

...collection in a continuing series until Election Day.See more SPLOST 7 coverageQ: What's in the package for the Augusta Museum of History?A: The package includes $1 million for the museum to expand its facilities into a 540 Reynolds St. property...

Day Planner

Monday: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Chamber After Hours; 5 p.m.; Remodeler's Warehouse, 4075 Washington Road, Augusta; free for members; (706) 651-0018

Upcoming Calendar

THIS WEEKTHE GENERAL AND HIS LADY: 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, Augusta Museum of History; Augusta Genealogical Society program covering the life of Maj. Gen. James Ewell Brown Stuart and his wife, Flora Cooke Stuart...

Around the block

...Genealogical Society monthly program at 3 p.m. Sept. 3.The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.Jones' program is titled The General and His Lady, and will cover the life of Maj. Gen...

Thanks for time capsule

Special thanks to Nancy Glaser, Lauren Virgo and the rest of the team at the Augusta Museum of History for their best practices and support in opening the DeLaigle family time capsule from Magnolia Cemetery on Sept. 11.This is...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Arts council festival began in 1971, still going strong

The Greater Augusta Arts Council's organization of an annual arts festival began in 1971 when the Augusta Civic Ballet was named the host company for the annual Southeastern Regional Ballet Festival.

Around the block

Historic Augusta will hold its Perfectly Aged benefit auction at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at St. Paul's River Room. The event will begin with cocktails and a wine tasting by Toast Wine and Beverage. A variety of items will be in the silent auction. Food will be provided by some of Augusta's finest restaurants, including Cadwallader's, Cucina 503 and The Pinnacle Club. A raffle will be held for a one-year family fitness membership, aesthetician services, a Swarovski crystal bracelet and earring set, and a framed fine-art print. Admission is $100 per person, $50 for ages 35 and younger. Proceeds benefit Historic Augusta's projects. For more information or to purchase a ticket, call (706) 724-0436 or go to www.historicaugusta.org.

Augusta Museum of History sets lecture series schedule

...area and cultural diversity in the region.The series is a monthly education lecture series presented by the Augusta Museum of History that attracts downtown professionals, retirees and students during their lunch hours.The series will continue...