Spruce up old apple trees to former glory

A neglected, overgrown, old apple tree does have charm, its gnarled, elbowed branches seemingly reaching out for a hug. The fruits, unfortunately, are more often than not too small, too high and too pest-ridden.
By Lee Reich

Mullis: Readers ask about killing weeds, scalping lawns

Today's column will be a compilation of the questions I have gotten during the past week or two.
By Sid Mullis

Plants can play important role in home's decor

In homes where space and time are precious, the future of the humble houseplant might depend on whether it can earn its keep.

SUVs shrink to fit European market

In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle. Automakers are piling into the segment as one of the best hopes for growth in a still-weak European market.
By David McHugh

Kitchen tour to raise money for symphony

Augusta Symphony Guild's Sixth Annual Kitchen tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 14.
By Charmain Brackett

Event celebrates black history

A black history month program at the Sand Hills Community Center included short biographies of George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Langston Hughes, as well as the singing of negro spirituals.
By Lisa Kaylor

New guidelines say slash sugar intake

The World Health Organiza­tion finalized guidelines Wednesday saying people should keep intake of added sugars to just 5 to 10 percent of overall calories, which translates to about 25 to 50 grams of sugar a day for most people.

New book tells story of Revolutionary War hero John Stark

ALBANY, N.Y. - His words grace New Hamp­shire's license plates - "Live Free or Die" - yet most people outside New England would be hard-pressed to identify Gen.
By Chris Carola

Turkey Bleu Sandwiches are zesty lunch

Sandwiches mix the salty, sweet and bitter to give a truly satisfying taste.
By Karin Calloway

His enthusiasm curbed, Larry David hits Broadway in new play

NEW YORK - In his thumbnail-size dressing room just offstage at Broadway's Cort Theatre, Larry David is on dinner break from rehearsals for Fish in the Dark, the new comedy he wrote and stars in that opens Thursday.
By Frazier Moore

Muslim students discuss wearing a hijab

The decision to wear the hijab is a personal one and is not an indicator of how religious a person is, said Asma Daoudi, the vice president of the Muslim Student Association at Georgia Regents University. "No one is forced to wear it," she said.
By Lisa Kaylor

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Glynn Moore’s What is it? quiz will not appear this week.

Find property transfers online

You can now search the most recent information available to see what properties have sold in Augusta. In the database, you can search for property sales back to 2005.

Property transfers

Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 30-Feb. 6
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