Author: Renee Williams

Editor’s Page

elcome to our annual GPS Guide. In this issue, you can find fun for your family, learn about places to visit and gather local info on activities to help keep everyone in your family entertained with some fun and free things to do in the area.  In addition to our guide of local attractions, Cammie Jones offers smart mom tips to entertaining kids on road trips and Meredith Flory encourages everyone to get out in nature and visit Mistletoe and Elijah Clark State Parks. In honor of Mother’s Day, Dr. Dana Harris shares a heartwarming story of her daughter’s...

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Go Girl – Kristi Connell

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Kristi Connell, 44, is a local attorney married to attorney Scott Connell. The couple have three children, Charles, 14, Sam, 12 and Benji, 9. The family has a pet Schnauzer named Reggie. Kristi’s volunteer work and affiliations include Pop Warner Compliance Officer, Football Coach, Junior League Sustainer, Trinity on the Hill Lead Usher, Augusta Bar Association Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator and Mary Warren Home Foundation Board Member. Kristi’s greatest hope is to raise boys who grow up to create lives for themselves that make them fulfilled and happy. “I don’t know...

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Colton Ballet of Augusta presents Mood Swings

Imperial Theatre – Friday April 27 at 7:00 PM   Colton Ballet presents an exciting and inspiring evening of music and dance on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 PM at the Imperial Theatre. The evening features Colton dancers with renowned local musicians Karen Gordon, Garden City Jazz and Augusta’s favorite Russell Joel Brown. Augusta native and Ailey II dancer, Christopher Wilson, and guest artists Olivia Powell and John Deming will also be featured. Peter Powlus collaborates with these artists to create a chic jazz club milieu with a swinging, fun flare. Caitlin McCormack challenges the imagination with an intriguing,...

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Welcome to our Summer Camp Guide! As a child, few things are as memorable as the rite of passage of summer camp. Sleeping under the stars, swimming in the lake, making fire-roasted marshmallows, singing silly camp songs and making new friends are all the elements needed for a magical summer. I didn’t meet my best friend, Roxanne at summer camp but our pregnant mothers (pregnant with us) did meet one another in a public restroom after randomly striking up a conversation about their due dates. Think the rom com romp Sweet Home Alabama-baby in the bar scene. I find...

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Are We There Yet? Historic Banning Mills

By Mary Ashton Mills   What if you could take your teenager out of their daily environment to a place to reconnect and explore the world’s longest and largest zip line canopy tour? What if it was less than four hours from home? Would you be ready to take the plunge? Thrill-seeking adventures like this may as well be a teenager’s love language. For parents of teens, Historic Banning Mills should be added to the top of the “must see” list. In addition to offering six levels of zip lines, this attraction also has the world’s tallest freestanding artificial...

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