Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival showcases art, food, heritage

...want to show them the thriving arts and cultural scene located here," Swain said. "We're well known for the Masters golf tournament. We should also be known for our art."The festival drew artists showcasing a variety of skills, including...

Hattie Copeland

...She worked for Gracewood State Hospital and the Richmond County BOE. She worked in the concession stand at the Masters golf tournament for many years. She was a member of Gracewood Baptist Church and Crossroad Evangelist Church. She loved to...

Lois Pietrowski

...Rev. Donald Rogers will be officiating. Mrs. Pietrowski enjoyed spending time with her family, attended the Masters Golf Tournament for over 50 years and was a wonderful cook. She was actively involved in her family ancestry and genealogical...

April events, excluding Masters, expected to bring $1.7 million in visitor spending

...guest spending is left out of the report because "developing realistic estimates of the economic impact of the Masters golf tournament is extremely challenging and inherently uncertain."Direct visitor spending is calculated from research by...

A quiz: March time in Augusta

...Famed American socialist Eugene V. DebsD. Aviation pioneer Frank Coffyn 6. The first of what we now call the Masters Golf Tournament took place in March 1934. Who won?A. Bobby JonesB. Gene SarazenC. Horton SmithD. Lloyd Mangrum 7. In...

Ethel Wylie

...Summerville Garden Club. She enjoyed golf and was a member of the Augusta County Club since 1947. She attended the Masters Golf Tournament yearly since 1948. She and Dr. Wylie loved to travel and enjoyed many trips to Edisto Beach and Tybee Island...

Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's outlook says state growth will continue in 2014

...months."Notably, the leisure and hospitality sector gained 1,210 new positions as tourism increased from the Masters golf tournament in April," Dhawan said. "The professional and business services sector also saw growth, adding 1,540...


...increased as 1,300 jobs were lost in the leisure and hospitality sector, due largely to seasonal layoffs after the Masters Golf Tournament. The loss of jobs was partially offset by the gain of 800 new jobs in the professional and business services...

Rants & Raves

...IS A RAVE TO THE gentleman that wrote in The Augusta Chronicle this week welcoming everybody to Augusta for the Masters Golf Tournament. He's thanking a former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and all the other tournament committee members...

Rants & Raves

If the "thunder" show is going to stay in Evans, that should be renamed "Thunder Over Evans." Why is it still using the name of Augusta?