Saturday, June 25, 2016

Shopgirl: San Pellegrino quenches thirst for adventure

San Pellegrino, the maker of the sparkling fruit drinks in the pretty cans, has recently released an app and it's actually kind of amazing.
By Gracie Shepherd

Around the block

Westobou Gallery will feature the works of Staci Swider July 1 through Sept. 2. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. July 1.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Beats on Broad event part of Augusta Pride weekend

The event is the second of the 2016 Augusta Pride.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Shopgirl: It's almost time to toss the bad Apple apps

Yes! Apple announced earlier this week that coming soon, we will all be able to delete those un-deleteable apps like Stocks, Tips, Videos (who needs a separate app to watch videos in, anyway?), ...
By Gracie Shephard

Friday, June 3, 2016

Worship the Lord, not gods of habits, superstitions

Do our faces show the marks of defeat or victory? Because of what God has done for us through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we can always feel as victors of life’s events ...
By Gene Norris

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Shopgirl: Don't miss local Jewish Film Festival

The final three films of the Jewish Film Festival will be held at the Jabez Hardin Performing Arts Center in the Columbia County Library on June 9, June 14 and June 21.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Shopgirl: Cotton Ball is fun night with friends

My absolute favorite event in Augusta living is Historic Augusta's Cotton Ball. It sounds so fancy, and it truly is jaw-dropping gorgeous, but it's really just a fun night with friends at a ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Around the block

Historic Augusta will hold its annual Cotton Ball at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at Twin Gables, the home of Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel. 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Team USA hopefuls weigh in on motherhood, career goals

In the lead-up to the Rio de Janeiro Games starting Aug. 5 - and Sept. 7 for the Paralympics - we asked three Team USA hopefuls who also happen to be moms how they're doing it all:
By Leanne Italie

Shopgirl: Water bottle tracks drinking habits

If you're trying harder to hydrate as the temperatures rise, check out Hidrate Smart water bottle designed by college students and interactive with your smartphone.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Shopgirl: Banana Republic modernizes look

Banana Republic rolled out a new vibe earlier this year, a much more sleek and modernized vibe, and I've been super impressed so far.
By Gracie Shepherd

Friday, April 15, 2016

North Augusta aid agency asks for help

Next Sunday will be a special one for Community Ministry of North Augusta. It's the one Sunday every year when the aid agency asks for help for itself.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Major Rager brings crowd downtown

Those who couldn't make it to the Major Rager concert Thursday at the Augusta Common could still catch it live through the Internet.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, April 1, 2016

'Walking Dead' AMC series brings families together

Since TV's invention, families have gathered around to watch shows like "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Carol Burnett Show", "American Idol" and now relatives are coming together to watch humans ...
By Alicia Rancilio

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A variety of apps can help keep families in touch and on task

We hear a lot about families spending too much time distracted by digital devices. But screens do have some family-friendly benefits.
By Melissa Rayworth

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Shopgirl: Smartphone app can link global pen pals

RendezWho is a free app that randomly matches you with a stranger from anywhere on the globe, and allows you to get to know each other by one question from the app each day.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Shopgirl: Shopgirl: Facebook expands 'like' button to express more emotions

Facebook users have been asking for a "dislike" button for years, and Facebook has sort of answered that request.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Shopgirl: Peach app combines favorites in social media

Peach is a combination of all of your favorite social media arenas, but it seamlessly integrates fun bonus things that will make you feel way more computer-savvy than you are.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Work out at home with apps

MIAMI - You don't want to fight traffic, traveling for work, can't afford a $30 barre class? Those excuses for missing your workout no longer fly, thanks to a host of new fitness apps and online ...
By Kelli Kennedy

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Shopgirl: Lilly fans will have new shop

It’s been a few years since Augusta had a “Lilly store,” as in a store that exclusively specialized in merchandise from the Lilly Pulitzer brand.
By Gracie Shepherd
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