Deke Copenhaver believes everyone has a story to tell. And now, the former Augusta mayor is turning a page in his own story, starting a new chapter that he hopes will help others. Later this month, Copenhaver plans to celebrate the official release of his new book, The Change Maker: The Art of Building Better Leaders. Using inspiration and lessons gleaned from nearly a decade in local politics, Copenhaver said he hopes his book can serve as a blueprint of hope for future generations to be change-maker leaders. And most importantly, he said it is possible to make a...Read More
Author: Abbigail Remkus
Augusta is known for many things. James Brown, the Masters, Fort Gordon. But today, art is taking a well-deserved seat at the table. The Pamplin College Department of Art and Design at Augusta University is generating quite a buzz on the national art stage. Leaders say it’s an exciting time and that the recognitions piling up are virtually unprecedented for the department and Augusta. In the fall, the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Augusta University will have on display for the public an exhibit by Bojana Ginn, an Atlanta-based sculptor. Ginn was named the winner of the...Read More
A Unique partnership between Helms College and The Pinnacle Club will further Augusta’s reputation as a hub of culinary Arts and education Revitalization seems to be on every corner in downtown Augusta. A new generation of innovation is spurring re-openings, renovation and redesign of several iconic buildings, answering a call from Augusta’s growing population and awakening the historic riverfront Garden City. But a predominant characteristic Augusta sees through every era of revitalization is the ability to maintain its unique traditional feel of culture and history. One building that is part of this tradition is known today as the...Read More
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