Dine & Dish: Ephesus is hidden gem for Greek food

Don't keep driving past Ephesus Greek & Turkish Restaurant or you're missing out.

Artfully done

We're not surprised the 35th annual arts-and-culture extravaganza hit record attendance over the weekend.

Rants & Raves

Whose bright idea was it to schedule the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival and the Border Bash on the same weekend? Why not spread it out some?

Arts in the Heart festival breaks opening night attendance records

The Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival broke recent opening day attendance records, selling more than 77,000 badges Friday despite competition from the nearby Border Bash event.

Ironman 70.3 fuels Augusta economy for seventh year

Downtown cafe owner Christine Sherer eagerly awaits the half-Ironman triathlon - and its boost in business - each fall. The 70.3-mile athletic event, now in its seventh year in Augusta, arrives on Sept.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Arts council festival began in 1971, still going strong

The Greater Augusta Arts Council's organization of an annual arts festival began in 1971 when the Augusta Civic Ballet was named the host company for the annual Southeastern Regional Ballet Festival.

Parts of Broad Street closed for Arts in the Heart

Parts of Broad Street will close Wednesday evening and remain closed throughout the weekend for the 35th annual Arts in the Heart festival.

Upcoming Calendar

This week: The General and His Lady: 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, Augusta Museum of History; Augusta Genealogical Society program covering the life of Maj. Gen. James Ewell Brown Stuart and his wife, Flora Cooke Stuart; Wayne Jones speaking about JEB and Mrs. Stuart, their life together and the hardships they endured; free; (706) 722-4073, augustagensociety.org

Pop Rocks: Success of Arts in the Heart must be carefully watched

The Augusta community was greeted this weekend by an Arts In the Heart of Augusta festival that has, and continues to, enjoy a period of real growth and expansion.

Pardon Our Mess: Broken sidewalk

Traffic management specialist Ron Lampkin said the city had to tear up a sidewalk to change out drains as part of the James Brown Boulevard streetscape project.