Rants & Raves

...Don't be surprised if one of those goats gets infected and we suffer an outbreak of the West Nile virus.A RAVE FOR THE new River Levee Trail. It's awesome! I can't wait for a tie-in to get to the North Augusta Greeneway.A BIG RANT TO THE...

Solar-powered restrooms set to open at Augusta Canal

...20 bridge; and near the Sibley Tailrace Bridge on the new River Levee Trail.The permanent facilities, each with a men's...TRAIL: Closer to Augusta, work is continuing on the new River Levee Trail that includes bridges spanning the historic...

Scientist questions report ranking Savannah River third most toxic in America

...pollution were the Lower Ohio River-Little Pigeon River, which runs through Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, and the Upper New River in Virginia. The report used 2012 data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Environment Georgia Director...

Singer-songwriter Aaron Wilburn returning to Bethesda Baptist

...Ridge Boys and many others.Wilburn and his wife, Rober-ta, co-wrote Four Days Late, recorded by Karen Peck & New River, and he and Eddie Crook co-wrote Just Any Day Now, popularized by the bluegrass group Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver...

Country music acts aplenty near and far

...Homecoming Festival from two to three nights (May 9-11). They will perform each night.Guest artists will be Karen Peck & New River and The Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long Show on May 9; The Hoppers and Lewis Tradition on May 10; and Jason Crabb and...

Some get head start on holiday journeys

...3-D postcard was cool.The Henrys, of Aiken, sent a card from Sandstone Falls, W.Va., where they enjoyed the New River Train Expedition to see fall leaves.Doris and Marty Charnock were in Charles ton, S.C., taking both a walking...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bryan a worthy recipient of Entertainer of the Year

...Jeff & Sheri Easter Annual Homecoming Gospel Festival: Thursday-Saturday, May 9-11, Lewis Family Home Place, 1935 Lewis Family Road, Lincolnton, Ga., with Karen Peck & New River, The Hopper, Jason Crabb, Lynda Randle and more.

SC, Ga. lawmakers start new river relationship

Georgia lawmakers from Savannah River districts will visit the South Carolina Capitol on Tuesday, planning to discuss their shared challenges.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Opry legend Jimmy C. Newman part of bluegrass festival lineup

...Thursday-Saturday, May 9-11, Lewis Family Home Place, 1935 Lewis Family Road, Lincolnton, Ga., with Karen Peck & New River, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Lewis Tradition, The Hoppers, Jason Crabb and Lynda Randle. Visit jeffandsherieaster...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Take your pick of gospel or bluegrass this weekend

...Highway 378/Georgia Highway 47.Appearing at the festival beginning 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, will be Karen Peck & New River and The Little Roy & Lizzy Show and beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, will be Lewis Tradition and The Hoppers...