Skyler Andrews is a bona fide native of the CSRA; born in Augusta, raised in Aiken, with family roots in Edgefield County, S.C., and presently residing in the Augusta area. A graduate of University of South Carolina - Aiken with a Bachelor of Arts in English, he has produced content for Verge Magazine, The Aiken Standard and the Augusta Conventions and Visitors Bureau. Amid working various jobs from pest control to life insurance and real estate, he is also an active in the Augusta arts community; writing plays, short stories and spoken-word pieces. He can often be found throughout downtown with his nose in a book, writing, or performing stand-up comedy.
Augusta Amateur Players Tour to host first event of the year at West Lake Country Club
The Augusta Amateur Players Tour will host its inaugural event for the 2023 season on Monday, March 20 at the West Lake Country Club, tour owner Marcus Maddox announced Friday.
Columbia County Planning Commission recommends approval for rezoning on Stardust Dr.
A rezoning request and an accompanying variance request for 3535 Stardust Drive in Martinez returned before the Columbia County Planning Commission in its meeting Thursday evening.
Estate of community patrons bequeaths donation to Paine College
Paine College received a $150,000 donation Wednesday from the Estate of Ellis and Ann Johnson toward the school’s Growing Paine fundraising campaign.
Columbia County School updates Code of Conduct
The Columbia County Board of Education voted on Code of Conduct updates, building projects and textbook adoptions at its regular session on Tuesday evening.
Augusta Metro Chamber celebrates the history of the Green Box Game
Shane Thompson of Windsor Jewelers talked about the green box game at the monthly Women in Business meeting on Tuesday, March 14.
Evans Church to provide space and parking for Augusta National Women’s Amateur tournament; express car wash proposed on Riverwatch Parkway
As Ray Rays Car Wash is under construction on Cabela Drive, another is proposed in Evans; Grace Baptist Church to provide tent space and overflow parking for the Augusta National Women's Amateur tournament.
Extended Stay America hosts ribbon cutting for hotel near Doctors Hospital
Extended Stay America Premiere Suites Augusta held its grand opening Thursday afternoon at its location off Interstate Parkway, in a ceremony comprised of both a red and green ribbon cutting.
Author Jason Reynolds speaks to teachers about writing at Augusta University
On Saturday afternoon, at the Roscoe Williams Ballroom at Augusta University, New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds spoke before an eager crowd of educators, academics, students and literature enthusiasts about his own struggles, passions and inspirations about the art and craft of writing.
Busby’s Heating and Air makes donation to the Greater Augusta Family YMCA
Busby’s Heating and Air recently donated $1,000 to the Greater Augusta Family YMCA, contributing to an ongoing cycle of community support.
Augusta University to host regional literary conference
Augusta University will host the National Writing Project in the South this weekend, featuring writer Jason Reynolds.