Augusta's ties to Ebola-stricken Liberia date back to 1836

...the Liberian nation itself, share much with Augusta.Richmond County's ties to West Africa date back to the 1830s, when plantation owner Richard Tubman wrote in his will that his slaves were to be offered freedom.Obliging the request of her husband...

GRU's Bluff Plantation opens in south Augusta for addiction treatment and recovery

It has a spectacular view overlooking the wooded bottomland along the Savannah River in south Augusta but Bluff Plantation is more than a pretty place. It is a cutting-edge residential addiction treatment facility, combining evidence-based...

Across South Carolina

...reportedTurner bought the island as a family retreat in 1979.The island has been listed by Plantation Services, a company that specializes in the sale of large plantations and estates. Any further development on the island is limited because of an agreement...

UPDATE: Riverwood Plantation road reopened after gas leak

Buxton Lane in Riverwood Plantation has reopened after a service contractor hit a gas line, causing a natural gas leak.No evacuation was necessary, although the road near the 400 block of Buxton Lane was closed this morning while repairs were being made.

PGA Tour's McGladrey Classic has gained in stature in short time

...finishing the weekend before Thanksgiving. There's talk of expanding the field from 132 to 156 players and using the adjacent Plantation as a second course to accommodate the larger split field the first two rounds with the shorter daylight hours available...

Betty Clayton

...Georgia, and a resident of Burke County. She managed Creek Plantation in Martin, South Carolina for 21 years before retiring to...She was retired from Morris Communications and the Wade Plantation. She was a member of the Hiltonia Christian Church. She...

Nightmare Plantation in Grovetown keeping doors closed this year

...Grovetown-based haunted house Nightmare Plantation released a statement on its Web site...previous years, proceeds from Night mare Plantation have gone toward two charities: Wounded...Thursday."A third area haunted house, Plantation Blood, at 4127 Wallie Drive in Augusta...

Halloween shoppers hit Augusta-area stores

...Halloween Express in North Augusta, business has been a little slower than last year, said manager Joyce Hyer.The store on Old Plantation Road doubles as a firework stand in the summer but switched over to Halloween merchandise on Sept. 5, selling costumes...

Haunted attractions open for scaring

PLANTATION BLOOD: Open Thursday-Sunday through Nov. 2; doors open at 7:30 p.m. at 4127 Wallie Drive in Augusta. Admission is...

Former Edgefield car dealer Butch Pendarvis known for entertaining

...who for decades owned and operated Pendarvis Chev rolet in Edgefield, S.C., took customers to his Estill, S.C., plantation for duck hunts, ball games and fishing trips. A customer appreciation dove shoot that Pendarvis started in 1986 on his farm...