Liz Wright

Liz Wright started with The Augusta Press in May of 2022, and loves to cover a variety of community topics. She strives to always report in a truthful and fair manner, which will lead to making her community a better place. With a desire to spread more positive news, she especially loves to write about good things happening in Augusta. In her spare time, she can be found reading novels or walking her rambunctious, rescue pit bull.
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Lakeside High students are selected for the State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

Following Columbia County’s November board meeting where Mobley’s and Burch’s achievements were officially congratulated, both students recently attended their first out of four meetings with the council in Atlanta.

Richmond County School System reviews textbooks before adoption

The Richmond County School System is requesting feedback from parents and community members on textbooks for various subjects and grade levels from K-12.

Living History Park celebrates the start of the holiday season

Living History Park once again opened the gates on Saturday morning, Nov. 26, for the public to begin celebrating the holiday season by learning about Colonial Times.

Augusta celebrates the holiday season with upcoming events

As the holiday season is in full swing, many might be interested to know about upcoming, nearby holiday events. From Evans on Ice to Lights of the South, Augusta has several options for those looking to experience some community festivities.

A.R. Johnson student tells about her published self-help book

While many adults took to perfecting a new skill during the pandemic with their extra time, one child decided she would use her own personal experiences to write her first book.

Augusta’s Fire Station 2 gifts holiday safety tips

As the holiday season kickstarts with pre-feast shopping, Augusta firefighters at Fire Station 2, located at 928 Telfair St., reminded everyone of safety tips to prevent home fires.

Column: Covering suicide as journalist, reliving it as a sister

Staff writer Liz Wright considers journalistic detachment against emotional response when covering a sensitive event like a suicide.

Savannah River Brewery Co. hosts first annual Comic-Con event

Local artists, vendors and collectors gathered together at Savannah River Brewery Co. for an afternoon of panel discussions and shopping on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Merry traditions planted at Gay’s Christmas Tree Farm

While many do not think about the holidays or whipping out Christmas decorations until the end of November, others get prepared for years in advance by planting trees.

Richmond County elementary school holds annual Spanish spelling bee

As fourth and fifth graders gathered in the school cafeteria early Thursday morning, on Nov. 17, Copeland Elementary prepared to have its third annual Spanish spelling bee.

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