Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mullis: Popular plant prone to spot fundus

Indian hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis) is a popular plant in both commercial and home landscapes.
By Sid Mullis

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Georgia writers can fill summer reading list

Whatever your literary tastes, a group of Georgia authors have written a medley of offerings to fill out your summer reading list.
By Karin Gillespie

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Shopgirl: Discover Augusta fashion this week

Augusta Fashion Week will kick off May 28, showcasing the work of local designers, stylists, models and even musicians.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, May 16, 2015

'I Like Local' takes socially conscious travel off beaten path

New travel booking site hopes to create meaningful experiences and social impact by connecting travelers with locals in emerging markets.
By Maridane Hewes

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Readers' genealogy questions answered

One reader asks whether Samuel Al­len, who lived in St. Paul’s Parish of Augusta, is the same Samuel Allen who lived in Kentucky and had sons Benjamin and John, who were mentioned in the Allen ...
By Augusta Genealogical Society

Thursday, May 7, 2015

By the Book: Augusta Chosen as host for 2015 Georgia Literary Festival

On Nov. 6 and 7, over 40 Southern writers will gather in Augusta on the Georgia Regents University campus for the 2015 Georgia Literary Festival.
By Karin Gillespie

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Fashion show to benefit Jessye Norman School of Arts

Former international model Gaylord Jenkins is sharing her years of experience with Augusta women through the Friends of Jessye Norman School Fashion, Art, Wines & Cheese event on May 7.
By Dennis Sodomka

Be sure to visit New York City's offbeat museums

We'll never tire of exploring The Met, but there are dozens of smaller museums worth discovering, too.
By Joni Sweet

Monday, April 27, 2015

Brazil celebrates Confederate past

SANTA BARBARA D'OESTE, Brazil - It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason-Dixon line: Lynyrd Skynyrd medleys, milelong lines for fried chicken, barbecue ...
By Jenny Barchfield

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shopgirl: Uber is in Augusta to stay

What began as an experiment during Masters Week is here to stay - Uber. a taxi/rideshare/private car service, has come to Augusta.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Green tour of capital will inspire naturalists

Calling all tree huggers for a day's worth of "green" sightseeing at LEED-certified spots.
By Brooke Sabin

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Study casts doubt on 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away' theory

The concept of apples preventing doctor visits has never been formally tested. Until now.
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, April 11, 2015

By the Book: Author to visit Columbia County Library

Frances Mayes, author of the bestselling memoir "Under the Tuscan Sun," will visit the Columbia County Library on April 23 at 7 p.m. The event is free.
By Karin Gillespie

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Father writes book about son's leukemia battle

Sitting in hospital rooms for four years with a son who neared death, North Augusta father Turner Simkins could hardly do anything to clear his mind, except write.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Historic Charleston is charming in the spring

As the temperatures rise, this historic coastal Atlantic city comes alive and helps stir the season's senses.
By Jay Bemis

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Major Rager isn't some wild beer party

This coming Thursday, April 9, the second annual Major Rager will take place on the Augusta Common featuring Gov't Mule, Lettuce, Phillip Lee Jr. and more.
By Gracie Shepherd

Experience Augusta

Get to know 1 city in 4 ways - its golf tradition, history, museums and connection to pop culture through James Brown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Tracey McManus

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new writers' conference in Augusta

The Writers Weekend at Summerville, now in its third year, will be held April 17-18 on the GRU campus. 
By Karin Gillespie

Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's a great addition to Augusta

Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina opened at 2821 Washington Road to rave reviews and great crowds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Shopgirl: Meerkat app lets you broadcast life to all

Meerkat is that latest app craze that we didn't know we needed, enabling any moment to be live-streamed to the entire world.
By Gracie Shepherd
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