Choose best poinsettias for holiday season

When shopping for poinsettias, you need to know what to look for so that you can get the most for your money. Then you need to know what to do to keep your plants looking their best until Christmas.
By Sid Mullis
Glynn Moore

Give John Prine an ear and you won't turn back

Shame on you if you don’t know the music of John Prine. Hmmm, perhaps that’s too harsh. No, I don’t think it is.

By the Boo: Two books recount 'colorful events' of Augusta area

A local author and one from New England write of our character and characters, from Princess Augusta to the Savannah River Site.
By Karin Gillespie

Karin: Chicken Barbacoa adds spice after Thanksgiving

This week's Slow Cooker Chicken Barbacoa is perfect for a Sunday-after-Thanksgiving change of pace.
By Karin Calloway

Looking back

This photo, submitted by Dot Almand Jones and Peggy Almand Couch and taken in 1914, shows their mother, Thelmer Silvey Almand (from left) and her sisters, Rhunette Silvey Bonner and Pallie Silvey Leonard.

Many seniors fail to make plans for driving retirement

Harriet Kelly has one word to describe the day she stopped driving four years ago: miserable. "It's no fun when you give up driving, I just have to say that," she says.
By John Daley, Colorado Public Radio

Turkey always centerpiece of Thanksgiving

Some people are all about the stuffing. Some can't do without the mashed potatoes. But at the end of the day, Thanksgiving is all about the bird.
By Michele Kayal

Shopgirl: Latest nail trend is coming to the US

The latest in nail trends is spray-on nail polish, creating the most consistent and streak-free nail look you can get.
By Gracie Shepherd

Volunteers gather items for Operation Christmas Child

Mary Jordan stacked shoeboxes filled with toys in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Aiken.
By Lisa Kaylor

Startups aim to get millennials saving

NEW YORK — Millennials, it’s time to pick up the phone and start saving. To lure young savers, tech companies are trying to make saving money easy.
By Joseph Pisani

Church says Buy a Tree, Change a Life

Oasis Church members will sell Christmas trees beginning Nov. 23, with proceeds helping children.
By Lisa Kaylor

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's photo as the original Batmbile for the 1960s' Batman series, and do you know the make and year of this week's car?
By Glynn Moore

Los Angeles Auto Show debuts new models

New to the auto show in 2015 are a sports car and sedan from Fiat and updated versions of the Lincoln MKX and Buick LaCrosse.

Auto Recalls

Ford, Tesla and Hyundai have asked customers to return certain cars to their dealers to have safety glitches addressed.

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.
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