C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta history, culture and writers

...cover James Brown's impact on the Civil Rights movement, the building of the Augusta Canal, a profile on educator Lucy Craft Laney and interviews with local non-fiction authors.C-SPAN's staff was met by Mayor Hardie Davis, Historic Augusta...

The Artside: Some art for show, sale; some artists to show, tell

...Visitors to the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken can see photography by Brian Steel this month.? The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is presenting Say It Loud: James Brown and the Civil Rights Movement, on exhibit through...

The Artside: Sloat exhibit mirrors color and light

...display in the museum's west lobby gallery, will present a lecture in the museum's Art Now series Feb. 5. THE LUCY CRAFT LANEY Museum of Black History has scheduled a series of exhibitions on the Civil Rights movement in Augusta. The series begins...

Upcoming calendar

...1900-1950: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library; presented by Corey Rogers from the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History; free, registration required; (706) 793-2020AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON FIELD TRIP TO SAVANNAH...

Reduced to rubble

...surviving piece of the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, founded in 1883 by legendary African-American educator Lucy Craft Laney. The preservation organization Historic Augusta cited the building as "the last permanent structure" constructed...


...Damian Rashad White has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Va. He is the son of Lorie Rook, of Augusta, and a 2013 graduate of Lucy Craft Laney High School.

2014 Holiday Preview

...706) 855-6900, nicole.ruge@ccboe.net BRUNCH WITH SANTA: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St.; for ages 12 and younger; free; lucycraftlaneymuseum.com CHRISTMAS...

The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

...is offered for registration. Call (706) 828-3867 or e-mail education@themorris.org for details. AT THE LUCY CRAFT LANEY Museum of Black History, the annual quilt exhibition will be on display through the end of December. The museum...

Upcoming Calendar

...1900-1950: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library; presented by Corey Rogers from the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History; free, registration required; (706) 793-2020WHERE THE RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH AND THE RIGHT...

Morris Museum is a powerful 'center of gravity'

...part of the Blue Stars Museums program; it remains one of only two participants in Augusta, the other being the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of African American Art and History. That program provides free admission to active and retired members of the military...