Robert Symms, Augusta photographer, dies

Robert Symms, a longtime photographer who captured the portraits of thousands of Augustans, and the images of visitors such as President Eisenhower...

Robert Symms

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Robert Symms went home to be with his Savior on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Augusta...turned out to be a very successful avocation of performing for Robert Symms. Robert started out at the age of 13 practicing his comedy record...

Remember to smile when you think of Symms

...cameraman says I can't tell you what Robert Symms is doing right now, but I can...ours.Let me end it with this.Robert Symms sent me more than two-dozen jokes...side!"Well, that's where Robert Symms is now, and for the first time...

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

...of History is exhibiting the work of three influential Augusta photographers, Robert J. Wilkinson, Morgan Fitz and Robert Symms.The museum at 560 Reynolds St. is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday...

The Artside: Artists honor author Harper Lee with mockingbird creations

...during his career and was a photographic contributor to The Augusta Chronicle for more than 40 years.Morgan Fitz and Robert Symms partnered with Fitz-Symms Distinctive Photography in Augusta for many years. Fitz (1911-1998) was a native of...

The Way We Were: Elvis performs at the Bell Auditorium

...for years Augustans have told and re-told their memories of that night, well documented in the photos provided by Robert Symms and the printed archives of this newspaper.Not so well known, and almost ignored by The Chronicle, was Elvis' earlier...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Johnson ready to release second CD 'How Bout Tonight'

...new book, Legendary Locals of Augusta.We looked toward the main door, and in walked another great photographer, Robert Symms.In the past 40 years that I've known the two men, I think that was the only time I ever saw them together.Symms...

Empty Stocking Fund donors list

...Victoria Dubois $25Bobby and Glenice Young $25James and Phoebe Crimmins $100Robert and Ghadam Matz $50Helen and Robert Symms $100Linda and Lloyd Young $100In honor of our four children, spouses, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...

A look back at Thanksgiving

...partly cloudy with a chance of showers. The front page of The Chronicle showed a cute photo -- taken by the venerable Robert Symms -- of 2-year-old Jay Hancock of Azalea Drive. He was staring at a turkey. The top story of the day was President...

Readers know how to deliver original punch lines

...Cooper, Billy Cooper, C. Stewart, Kathy Wideman, Chris Lydle, Paula Still, Don Sutherland, Henry Goldman, Robert Symms, Doris Charnock and many others. Other responses included: "Great idea! Let's practice!" - Ina Crenshaw "So...

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