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The Donut Hole

We love donuts! And really, who doesn’t? Rather than argue whether Krispy Kreme or Dunkin’ Donuts is better – check out The Donut Hole – a locally owned donut shop right across the river in North Augusta. Just add coffee and voila! – you’ve got breakfast.

If you have not been…run…don’t walk!  It’s a super cute little donut bakery on Martintown Road in North Augusta that makes the best donuts around hands down!

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I bought one of the Augusta Chronicle Daily Deals a while back and just have not been able to get there in time before they close.  The day I went, I had an early morning errand to run and since it was national Donut day, The Donut Hole was also on my list.  I had my two little ones with me and of course we can’t go anywhere without them wanting to check out a bathroom (or two) and, of course, they always choose the most inopportune times.  The owner was kind enough to allow us to use his “not public restroom” in the back of the store and we were able to get a quick glimpse of the kitchen, which was spotlessly clean and sparkling (something about a grungy space makes me not want to eat there no matter how awesome the food is).  We didn’t get there until 10:30 and he still had a good variety freshly stocked and waiting for us.  I normally stick with my regular blueberry cake donut and the kids get their sprinkles, but since we had a full dozen to pick out with our certificate, we chose an assortment of donuts.  The kids still loved the sprinkle, but my favorites were the vanilla iced and strawberry filled donut and the apple str…yum, yum!!

My two complaints: 1. They are so stinkin’ good that you can’t eat just one…2. The only location is in North Augusta which is too far away from me to go for breakfast EVERY DAY!  I guess those two complaints work hand in hand then…since I can’t eat just one, I probably should not be eating them every day anyways!  If you get a chance to stop in and order one or a dozen, you will not be disappointed!!

The Donut Hole

401 W Martintown Rd Ste 157, North Augusta, South Carolina 29841

Tue – Fri: 5:00 am – 11:00 am, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sat: 5:00 am – 12:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sun: 6:30 am – 12:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a re-post from: http://www.markethouserealty.com/blog/

See the original blog here: http://www.markethouserealty.com/the-donut-hole-north-augusta-sc/

See you at the game!

Guest blog submission by Michelle Naval, Augusta Sports Council

It’s no secret that I am a HUGE fan of Augusta State University Basketball!

I can still remember going to my first ASU basketball game during my freshman year all because a friend of mine was a cheerleader and wanted me and the rest of our friends to go to the game to watch her!  Little did I know that first game would get me hooked on ASU Basketball!  That was about 5 years ago and till this day I still get excited when October comes around because I know Jaguar basketball season is right around the corner! Everyone gets excited to watch some great basketball. 

I always arrive with my game day posters and my Jaguars team spirit in hand on game days!  

Besides the game there are a lot of other things that will keep just about anybody that comes happy.  The game day environment in Christenberry Field House is great! Fans of all ages come out every game to support the teams and to enjoy some really great basketball.  Plus it also doesn’t hurt ticket prices are affordable. There’s also the ASU Study Abroad sponsored concession stand where you can get just about any candy you can think of plus huge tubs of popcorn for snacks during the game.  Halftime is probably the busiest time at the concession stand and thankfully you don’t have to wait long to get your snacks and back to your seat before the 2nd half starts! 


 
So whether or not you’re an alumni, student, community supporter, kid or just a basketball fan in general, I highly recommend coming out to catch a game at Christenberry Field House because trust me there’s still plenty of chances for you to catch a game this season!  I promise you won’t be disappointed!

So remember Augusta is not only the home of the Masters but also the Augusta State Jaguars!  Go Jags! See you at the game!

Augusta State University
Christenberry Field House
3109 Wrightsboro Road
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-1632

Not Gaddy & I DRUM 2 U: Augusta Canal Moonlight Music Cruise

Ashton Randall, the Electronic Media Manager at the ACVB, went on her first Moonlight Music Cruise down the Augusta Canal. See video clips and photos from the cruise in this new video blog. For more information visit http://www.augustacanal.com 

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Augusta Trade, Exhibit and Event (TEE) Center Sneak Peek

Augusta’s newest meeting space, the TEE Center, is scheduled to open early 2013 and is in the final stages of construction. Peggy Seigler, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Augusta CVB, gives you a sneak peek inside the building and shares some of her favorite things about the new space. For more information, visit www.AugustaTEECenter.com or call 706-823-6600.

Watch the Video!

The A List

The A List

Top 5 things to get excited about in Augusta, Ga this September!

Witness for the Prosecution

September 14 & 15, 21 &22, 28 & 29

DCTheatreScene.com calls Witness for the Prosecution “a six-course meal of a play, a lip-smacking, eye-rolling, stomach-rumbling grand buffet of – wait for it – vintage fifties, English-style murder. It is… so full of twists and turns that it might have been dreamed up by – Agatha Christie. And it was!” See it at Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre. $40 per person gets you dinner and a show – you can’t beat that!

Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder

September 14

The Morris Museum of Art kicks off their 10th anniversary Southern Soul and Song series with bluegrass legends Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder. In a video we saw recently to promote the show, a woman says “That Ricky Scaggs, I love him more than my luggage.” See him live at the Imperial Theatre and we’re sure you’ll love him too.

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival

September 14 – 16

Three days packed with awesome food and beer, live performances and locally created art and crafts. You can eat, shop, wander around and see performances on three different stages and eat some more – all in the heart of downtown Augusta. It doesn’t get much cooler than that. { See video }

Blair Crimmins and the Hookers ( <– Click & watch them!)

September 22

Put on your bow tie and suspenders and head to Stillwater TapRoom for a night of throwback fun. Blair Crimmins and the Hookers bring back the 20s vibe with their brassy tunes and catchy lyrics. Luckily, you can enjoy a cold beer with your prohibition-era music. Now, get busy learning the Charleston.

Evening of Festivities

September 29

Symphony Orchestra Augusta begins an exciting season with Evening of Festivities. Join Music Director Shizuo Z Kuwahara and SOA as they explore Latin themes from the Old World to the New World featuring guitarist Jason Vieaux. If you’ve never heard a symphony live, you definitely don’t want to miss this.

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