New River Rock church to preview its services

River Rock Church will hold a "Test Drive" service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at Augusta Preparatory Day School to show anyone interested what services will be like when the church officially launches in about a year.

A Joyful Noise: Karen Peck and New River

...Augusta is celebrating its ninth anniversary Aug. 9 with a performance during the 11 a.m. service by Karen Peck and New River. The band has been nominated three times for a Grammy and has won three Dove Awards for Southern Gospel Group. They...

Music will fill the air at upcoming festivals

...Washington Road northwest of Lincolnton, Ga.Thursday's performers will be bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent, Karen Peck & New River and Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long. Head back Friday to hear The Isaacs, Lewis Tradition and Primitive Quartet. Saturday's...

Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge

...when it began to rise, forcing him to scamper to the top, about 100 feet up.The man said he had been swimming in the New River, which flows under the bridge.Officials from the Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Department said in a news release that...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Stuart joins longtime pals Little Roy & Lizzy for festival

...Place, 1935 Lewis Family Road/Washington Road northwest of Lincolnton, Ga. Thursday: Dailey & Vincent, Karen Peck & New River and Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long. Friday: The Isaacs, Lewis Tradition and Primitive Quartet. Saturday: The Easter...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Musical homecoming weekend filled with family ties

...Other top gospel and bluegrass acts also will be entertaining the crowds including Dailey & Vincent and Karen Peck & New River (Thursday), The Isaacs and Primitive Quartet (Friday) and The Bowling Family and The Browders (Saturday).In addition...

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...

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...

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...

West Virginia colorful in fall

...off the 876-foot (267-meter) New River Gorge Bridge to the riverbank below...with aptly named overlooks of the New River below. The area has 6 miles (10...campgrounds without hookups within the New River Gorge national park system that are...