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Thursday, March 12, 2015

'Divergent' author working on new series

The Divergent author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children's Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in ...
By Hillel Italie

Patterson launches grant program for libraries

NEW YORK - Having handed out more than $1 million to help independent bookstores, James Patterson is now sharing his wealth with some other vital, but often struggling institutions: School libraries.
By Hillel Italie

Book briefs

Poet Melissa Tuckey will give a public reading at the Aiken Center for the Arts from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26.

Shopgirl: Android smartwatch is more appealing

Everyone is abuzz about Apple's newly unveiled Apple Watch, yet another way to make sure we never have to completely unplug from our devices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Catheter procedure can help stroke victims

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a catheter-based procedure could help many people having a stroke.
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Kitchen tour to raise money for symphony

Augusta Symphony Guild's Sixth Annual Kitchen tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 14.
By Charmain Brackett

Cucina 503 is a great addition to Augusta's food scene

Cucina 503, the latest foodchild of local chef Edward Mendoza, opened recently, and you have to get over there.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Shopgirl: App helps you improve hydration

Proper hydration is the most important thing we can do to improve our skin and stay healthy, but like any other habit it can be difficult to keep at it. Enter iDrated, an app that reminds you to ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Shopgirl: Facebook creates 'legacy contact'

This may be a bit morbid, but important nonetheless: Facebook has announced a new feature it's calling "legacy contacts," where you can designate one of your Facebook friends to be the contact in ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

Milestones

Daniel Jackson and Patrick Judd have graduated from the University of Dallas. Merit List CAlandra L. Harris and Andrew L. Bridges have been named to the merit list at Piedmont Technical College ...

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Anant Mandawat: Feeling young might add years

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine suggests that feeling younger than our age may help us live longer.
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

Stop at these eight sights and attractions along the Atlanta Streetcar route for everything from massive attractions to great food to buzzing nightlife.
By Michelle Khouri

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Allman endows UGA music scholarship

Gregg Allman recently endowed a scholarship to the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Shopgirl: Lean in to the Lean Closet Movement

This time of year, I find myself wearing a lot of black, neutrals and just old favorites in general. It's gotten me thinking about why I hang on to so many pieces of clothing that I wear rarely.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Shopgirl: Twitter adds some helpful new features

Occasionally Twitter gets a new feature or two that is (while not particularly inventive) something that might come in handy.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Shopgirl: Get TEDx tickets while you can

Next Friday, Jan. 30, an array of interesting and passionate locals will be lecturing on concepts and issues ranging from "hacking the middle class" to "how culture connects to healing and recovery."
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Shopgirl: Lumoid lets you try wearable technology

Just like the iPad was originally, you don't know you need wearables like the Pebble Smartwatch until you try them.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Device could replace blood thinners

As we get older, the electrical system in our heart can start to malfunction. One of the most common abnormal heart conditions is atrial fibrillation, which affects about 33 million people ...
By Anant Mandawat

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

Georgia woman shows circus' artistic side

MERIDIAN, Ga. — Anyone who thinks their home life is a circus should consider Susan Murphy’s.
By Terry Dickson

Expert advice: Secrets of Disney World

Guidebook authors share their seven best tips for getting the most out of a Walt Disney World trip to Orlando
By Maridane Hewes
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Bus crash kills child

BEECH ISLAND -- One Greendale Elementary School pupil was killed and another was injured this morning in a school bus accident involving a tractor trailer at Beech Island Avenue and Scarborough ...
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