Get in the spirit with things to do nearby

From haunted attractions to pumpkin decorating, here are some Augusta-area Halloween-themed events.

Meet the voice of Queen Amidala

Voice actress wCatherine Taber will be at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Oct. 10 to discuss her roles on a variety of Star Wars video games and television series.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Quiche makes for a tasty, elegant meal

I'm a big fan of quiche because of its versatility. It's perfect for just about any meal from brunch to lunch to dinner - and you can add almost any ingredients you like.
By Karin Calloway

Constructing family tree starts with you

At the Augusta Genealogy Society, we are often asked, "How do I start looking for my ancestors?" The answer is: You start with yourself!

Haunted houses, creepy mazes and other Halloween attractions

Escape rooms, zombie fights and carnival sideshow freaks are a few of the themes popping up at Halloween attractions this year.
By Beth J. Harpaz

Footsteps of hikers echo quietly along Virginia trail where railroad trains once roared

The nearly 45-mile-long trail that makes up the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park tells the story of Northern Virginia itself, from its agricultural roots to war, and its rise as a bustling area rivaling the District of Columbia.
By Anne Kim-Dannibale

Venerable New Orleans eatery upgrades service

NEW ORLEANS - When customers started using the telephone to make reservations at Antoine's Restaurant, owner Roy Alciatore was insulted that anyone would refuse to send a letter requesting a table.
By Rebecca Santana

Shopgirl: Ralph Lauren's move surprises fashion industry

Ralph Lauren announced this week that he will be stepping down as chief executive of his company - arguably the most distinctive and definitive fashion house in the United States.
By Gracie Shepherd

Churches to hear presentation on Haiti orphans

Members of several area churches will gather at Gardner Grove Baptist Church to hear about helping the abandoned children of Haiti.
By Lisa Kaylor

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1940 Chevrolet, and do you know the make, model and year of this red car parked beside red flowers?
By Glynn Moore

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Sept. 1-8. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

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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