3-year-old completes '1,000 Books' program

...word like "indelible?"Clara Bredengerd can, adding the word to her vocabulary en route to becoming the Augusta-Richmond County Library System's first child to complete the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.The program, which...

Library joins system to help track family history

Local genealogists won't have to travel any farther than the Augusta-Richmond County Library to search millions of records from around the world.The library has joined FamilySearch, a nonprofit family history organization...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Entertainers turn out for talk on music legends

"You've got to write about this!" said singer Flo Carter after my presentation last Thursday night about black entertainers who either came from North Augusta or performed in North Augusta.

Initiatives aim to boost downtown retail sector

A couple of stakeholders in downtown's business community want to take the reins on turning what they see as untapped potential into reality.


Daniel Jackson and Patrick Judd have graduated from the University of Dallas. Merit List CAlandra L. Harris and Andrew L. Bridges have been named to the merit list at Piedmont Technical College for the fall 2014 semester.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Tributes, talks are focused on Elvis

The Morris Museum of Art has two Elvis-related events planned for Feb. 15.

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library now closed on Sundays due to tight budgets

Patrons of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Telfair Street will have to seek alternative venues for Sunday reading and research, at least for the foreseeable future.

Notable Deaths of 2014

In 2014, the Augusta area lost artists and architects, lawyers and leaders, authors and athletes. Here are but a few to whom we said goodbye.

The Way We Were: Greene Street Library

The old main branch of the Augusta-Richmond County Library closed on the last day of April 2010 after 50 years of reading and researching.

Faith briefs

Warren Baptist Church will present a veteran's breakfast at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 11 for anyone who has served or is serving in the U.S. armed forces.