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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Compare quality of doctors

Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? 
By Lauran Neergaard and Jennifer Agiesta

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Weather observer honored for service

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. - It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud of his 80 year work for the National Weather Service.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Where Travel: Going beyond London

Located not far from the city, southern England is loaded with historic attractions to make any London trip complete.
By Emma Levine

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Augustan self-publishes fantasy tale

A.L. Patterson, who graduated from Georgia Regents University and lives in Augusta, has self-published "Ascension," a young adult novel.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Sharon Jones lays claim to Brown's performing legacy

There is no large touring band with backup vocalists and a horn and rhythm section that comes as close to James Brown and his Soul Generals as Sharon Jones and band, The Dap Kings.
By Don Rhodes

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Turn to these books to learn more about James Brown

Many words have been written about James Brown, including some by the Godfather of Soul himself. Here are a few picks by Don Rhodes, music columnist for The Augusta Chronicle.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Gleason showed real Hustler skills in Augusta

This is the story of how Jackie Gleason showed local pool sharks he was just as good as he looked in 'The Hustler.'
By Wesley Brown

Augusta billiards league grows in popularity

Once thought to be a dying sport, billiards is making a comeback in Augusta. The city's professional league has 16 teams, six more than the beginning of the year.
By Wesley Brown

Thursday, July 10, 2014

New York hotel lounge gives visitors bird's-eye view

There are a few high-perched places near Times Square where you can relax in solace while taking in a scenic view of what's often called "The Crossroads of the World."
By Mackenzie Allison

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Gene discovery holds promise for heart disease treatment

Since the introduction of statins in the late 1980s, doctors have been looking for a new medicine to further lower the risk of heart disease. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine may ...
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, July 5, 2014

From local writers

The newest fiction offering from Christine Hurley Deriso, local author and Georgia Regents University publications director, comes out Tuesday.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Kid-friendly crafts have July 4th spirit

Here are simple crafts that can involve children in preparations for the holiday's fireworks and picnics. Not only do you keep them busy, but you get decorations to reuse next year.
By Jennifer Forker

Hemingway celebrated in old haunts

Fans following the Hemingway trail will find museums, homes and other places connected to him in Key West, Fla., Illinois, Idaho, Arkansas and Cuba.
By Associated Press

Neverland Ranch future uncertain

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. - From outside the gates of Neverland Ranch, it appears as if Michael Jackson's former home and fantasyland has been frozen in time.
By Derrik J. Lang

King of Pop bigger than ever

LOS ANGELES - It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
By Anthony McCartney

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Shopgirl: Technology, fashion an obvious pairing

Have you noticed that wearable technology is starting to crop up on the runway?
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

New stroke program improves treatment

A stroke is one of the most debilitating medical conditions. It can limit one's ability to eat, talk, or walk and dramatically reduce quality of life. A recent paper in the Journal of the American ...
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Book briefs

Fox News Channel's War Stories host, Col. Oliver North, will sign copies of his new book, Counterfeit Lies, at 3 p.m. June 15 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in the Augusta Mall.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Rise of Houston's culinary scene

"Culinary hot spot" isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind for most people at the mention of Houston. But it should be. Believe it or not, Houston always ranks high in national ...
By Elysse Carpenter

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Opera star Norman shares journey in memoir

In her new memoir, "Stand Up Straight and Sing," soprano Jessye Norman tells the story only she could tell.
By Tom Turner

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