Parents try to break gender stereotypes in kids' clothing

NEW YORK - Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.
By Anne D'Innocenzio

Dorm Decor Hacks: Fun ideas to add flair to the basic box

Moving into a dorm is one of college life's most exciting milestones; it's the first time many kids are living away from the comfy confines of home. But the thrill can wane when the dormitory door opens.
By Kim Cook

2016 Mazda CX-9 SUV adds third row of seating

Mazda's largest vehicle also drops gas-hungry V-6 for turbocharged four-cylinder.
By Ann M. Job

Research car's depreciation before leasing

As the end of summer nears and dealers discount their 2016 cars to make room for next year's models, shoppers who want to lease could find some hidden bargains. The key is to understand - and maximize - two little-understood aspects of leasing.
By Philip Reed

Sid Mullis: Get to root of azalea problem

A lot of what I do in my job is troubleshooting problems in the landscape. The following is a scenario I ran across while making a site visit to a homeowner's landscape a couple of weeks ago.
By Sid Mullis

By the Book: New book focuses on civil rights, prejudices

Race relations and corrupt cops are the subject of Thomas Mullen's timely novel Darktown (Atria, $26). Set in the pre-civil rights South, the novel tells the tale of two black cops who are hired by the Atlanta police and face extreme prejudices from their fellow officers.
By Karin Gillespie

Burgers feature Asian flavors, mushrooms

In grilling season, there's probably no food more popular than burgers. And while many kinds of burgers have become mainstream, from turkey to tuna to vegetarian, beef remains king.
By Katie Workman

Cooking on Deadline: A Summer Berry Fool for berry gluttons

When berry season arrives and they become much more affordable, my family and I turn into berry gluttons.
By Katie Workman

The real hunt: Fans search for places in Japan featured in anime

TOKYO - Everyone's surprised that "Pokemon Go" is getting people out from behind their screens and out of the house.
By Linda Lombardi

What Is It?

Did you identify last week's 1963 Pontiac Catalina Safari statiion wagon, and can you tell us what this week's car is?
By Glynn Moore

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

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for June 29. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk’s office.

Auto recalls

General Motors is recalling nearly 308,000 older Chevrolet Impala sedans because the air bags might not inflate in a crash. The recall covers 2009-10 Impalas.
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Agencies weigh in on body cameras
After a year of use, both Richmond County Sheriff's Office and North Augusta Department of Public Safety have learned the true strengths and weaknesses of police body-worn cameras.