The Artside: Artists to paint live during Summerville Tour of Homes

...WORK of the Brown Sugar Quilters Guild of Atlanta will be on display for the Stitching the Stories exhibit at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History through December. The quilts reveal family history and culture created with clothing and...

Rants & Raves

...bring people from out of state to the city besides the Masters. Have you not been to our wonderful museums, the Lucy Craft Laney Museum and the Augusta Museum of History? The other day, there were two carloads of people who came from Florida...

Around the block

...a meet and greet for new, returning and prospective members at 7 p.m. Aug. 31.The event will be held at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and will include music, games and fellowship.Last year, the Augusta Chorale was honored...

C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...discuss the Confederate Powderworks.? Learn about Lucy Craft Laney, a black woman who educated generations of students...Christine Miller-Betts, the executive director of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum.? Hear about Augusta's role in the Civil...

Upcoming C-SPAN programs will highlight Augusta's history, authors

...and Old Confederate Powder Works tour guide Julie Boone, and Director of Marketing Rebecca Rogers;? Lucy Craft Laney House: Lucy Craft Laney Museum Executive Director Christine Miller-Betts;? "Augusta, 1864" museum exhibit and the Civil...

The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

...8 for ages 12 and younger. Call the Augusta Players at (706) 826-4707.THERE ARE A FEW more days to see the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History's Civil Rights Exhibition: James Brown, Entertainer and Social Activist.The exhibit first...

Experience Augusta

...and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday during Masters week. LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: The area's only African-American history museum is housed in the former home of Lucy Craft Laney, a revolutionary educator who started the first school...


...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.

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...