Stories by Cher Best

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Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011

Valentine's Day is time for courtin'

What is the most romantic thing you've ever done on Valentine's Day? After all, Valentine's Day is supposed to be about romance, isn't it? How did we come up with a day to celebrate love?
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

O'Jays' music has stood the test of time

Is there a group that you just love? I have a number of them, but one of my all-time favorite groups is the O'Jays. This is a group whose music has stood the test of time.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

Community proves its ability to keep on rolling

It's a new year ALREADY! I have to admit that I am very optimistic about 2011 but, if the truth be told, Augusta had some pretty interesting features and situations over this past year.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010

World wonders why you're smilin'

Recently, a friend asked me why I don't smile while I'm typing. She went on to say it makes me look mean. I thought about what she said for a minute and realized she's probably right.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Effort to begin new tradition gives way to the old

I am one of those girls who is happiest during the holidays. I think I still believe in Santa. Not like I did when I was a little girl, but I believe that people in general are their kindest ...
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010

Sunday movie surprise conflicts with Man Day

I was told once that the highest day of anxiety for men is Sunday because they are anxious about having to go to work on Monday. After the events of my weekend, I have a different theory as to ...
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010

Fear of bad news, not examining self can kill

Although I know statistically 40,000 women in America die each year from breast cancer, the statistics become way more real when it affects people that you know, your friends or family members.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

Pursuit of romance surprises

I keep trying to tell my single sisters that I am no dating expert, so here are a few cold, hard facts that might come as a surprise to you.  
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

Reunion is a real labor of love

96.3 Kiss FM will present the Kiss Family Reunion from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

Halloween brings out kid in me

It's already September, which means Halloween is not far away. I am already in search of the perfect Halloween costume and have a master plan for decorating my house.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010

Kickball offers lessons of community, family

Just like old times. That's what it felt like watching the big kickball show down at May Park Community Center on Sunday.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010

Fantasia is strong despite overdose

Unless you have been under a rock or in Alaska for the past couple of days, you have probably heard all about the drama surrounding 2004 American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, Aug 4, 2010

What's not to love about supporting our students?

It's back-to-school time! I remember the excitement of going back to school from back in the day, including the anticipation of what the new school year would bring, attending registration with ...
By Cher Best

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

El DeBarge looks for 2nd chance

I was up late watching TV one night last week when I happened to catch the BET Music awards show. (It was on for what seemed like the 100th time; you've gotta love BET).
By Cher Best

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Fourth also a time for thanks

I just love holidays, the Fourth of July, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day, St, Patrick's... Super Bowl Sunday (I know Super bowl is not a real holiday BUT it should be).
By Cher Best

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Use toadar to discover prince or frog

It's a little silly, but I still believe in fairy tales. I think they teach you a lot about life. Example: tales that tell you the hardest part of a relationship is determining who is real of heart.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Erykah Badu video creates stir

I like her music, but if the truth be told, I think she is a few watts short of a light bulb on this one.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Being square can mean well-rounded

As far as I can see, square is good. I even think it's hip to be square. For all the cool people out there, I suggest you try some square sometimes. You just may like it.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Latest from Sade warms soul

Music has always been able to move me, especially during the most stressful times of my life.
By Cher Best

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Keep an open mind when date shopping

I was grocery shopping, buying my usual Friday night feast, when a woman walked up to me and said "Hello, Ms. Cher Best." She told me she was single and looking for a husband.
By Cher Best

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