Articles from the Life & style section archive

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Local playwrights stage works

Most of the works performed in Augusta are imported, but there are a few playwrights and musicians living in the area who have had their works on local stagesand in other cities with good success.
By Charmain Brackett

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Shopgirl: Fall's nail shades can go bold

It's time to officially transition from bright and tropical summer nails to fall's best shades.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Scarlett O'Hara's Tara has role in Summerville home tour

A movie home has made its way into the lineup of the 37th annual Summerville Tour of Homes.
By Charmain Zimmerman Brackett

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Shopgirl: Tory Burch's new book is amazing color story

Tory Burch, the designer who has brought us so many shoes and jewelry pieces and patterns and bags that we love, is set to release her book "In Color" later this month.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Weight loss varies little among diets

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association compares popular diets and suggests that differences in weight loss between diets is small.
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Post-It Plus app keeps all those little notes in one place

I love Post-It notes. They're quick, easy to organize, portable and (until now) impossible to beat with any high-tech option.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Voodoo Experience casts spell

Even if you can't make it to the city's own Voodoo Experience music and arts festival, you can still get your own experience with our quick guide of New Orleans voodoo stops for the adventurous ...
By Shawn Fink

Time for annual changing of the leaves

The best leaf years come along only about once a decade, and this year isn't one of them, a Georgia expert says. But don't worry, he adds, it won't disappoint either. And there are always places ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Shopgirl: Whole Foods is an amazing addition to area shopping

Have you been to see the new Whole foods store at Washington Crossing yet? It's definitely worth a trip.
By Gracie Shepherd

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Gospel stars tour after recent operations

ATLANTA - Donnie McClurkin can hardly talk. Fred Hammond could barely walk. But the Grammy-winning gospel singers are preparing for the Festival of Praise Tour.
By Jonathan Landrum Jr.

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

London's secret museums

An insider's look at little-known museums that are home to fascinating cultural treasures.
By Rebecca Schulman

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Savannah Book Festival to feature top authors

P.J. O'Rourke, Anne Rice and Janet Evanovich will headline the Savannah Book Festival in February.

Shopgirl: Teavana has something to suit every taste

If you haven't been yet, head to Teavana -- it's one of the most aromatic, interesting and visually pleasing mall stores around.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Shopgirl: Apple Watch could give wearables big push

Wearables are present in the market and have been for a while, but Apple’s entrance into the foray signals this as a category to be watched (pun intended).
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Too much water leads to leaf spots

Most leaf spots are worse when we have a lot of rain but that is not always the case. Overwatering the landscape, thus keeping plants' leaves wet, will also make things worse.
By Sid Mullis

Book briefs

Carrington Tyson, a 15-year-old home-schooler, has self-published the first of a three-part series of books she calls 'The Isabelle Chronicles.'

Shopgirl: Hanx Writer is now most popular iPad app

Tom Hanks, known and beloved from "Forrest Gump" and other memorable performances, isn't just good at acting. His typewriter app Hanx Writer is currently the most popular iPad app in the App Store.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Medicine Today: New drug might help heart failure

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports a new medication might help patients with heart failure live longer.
By Anant Madawat

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Shopgirl: Hyperlapse more helpful than you think

The newest member of the Instagram family has some pretty interesting features.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Fort McHenry to mark bicentennial of battle, anthem

Fort McHenry expert tells the behind-the-scenes story of the fort, the national anthem, Francis Scott Key and the War of 1812.
By Brooke Sabin
Search Augusta jobs