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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Local blacksmiths gather for a hammering good time

Braving the cold, windy weather, on Saturday morning, Jan. 21, blacksmiths from South Carolina and Georgia gathered together at Living History Park for a hammer-in. In...

Augusta University’s online program ranked #1 in the U.S.

Augusta University’s online Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program has been ranked as the nation’s top ranked online nurse practitioner courses for 2023.

Le Chat Noir mixes it up with cocktail workshop

Back for its first full season since the pandemic, Le Chat Noir hosted a full house on Saturday evening, Jan. 21, for a three-ingredient cocktail workshop.

Sacred Heart Cultural Center will host artist reception for new exhibit

Sacred Heart hosts an art reception for the Merry Street artists on Jan. 24.

Richmond County hosts 2023 Winter graduation ceremony

On Thursday evening, Jan. 19, Richmond County celebrated the graduation of over 50 students with a ceremony at Butler High School.

Augusta Jewish Museum will have new plaque markers

On Sunday afternoon, Jan. 22, the Augusta Jewish Museum located on Telfair Street will hold a plaque dedication ceremony starting at 2 p.m.

Columbia County holds 2023 district spelling bee

Starting at 4:30 p.m., the Columbia County School District hosted the 2023 Spelling Bee at Stallings Middle School on Wednesday evening, Jan. 18.

Concert for a Cause at Southbound Smokehouse

On Friday night, Jan. 20, SRP Park’s Southbound Smokehouse BBQ restaurant will be hosting Miracle Meeks Jamfest at 6 p.m.

15th Annual International Disc Golf Ice Bowl charity fundraiser

On Saturday, Jan. 21, the International Disc Golf Center and the Augusta Disc Golf Association will host a charity fundraiser at the disc golf center located in Wildwood Park of Appling, Ga.

City of Augusta hosts Martin Luther King Jr. parade

Children and families braved strong winds and cold temperatures on Saturday, Jan. 14 to line the downtown Augusta streets for the parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

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