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Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Snapchat starts money transfers

PayPal still has the corner on the market, but Snapchat recently released a new way to send money via mobile device.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

'Booze Traveler' drinks on job

Jack Maxwell breaks from filming the final episode of Travel Channel's new docu-style show "Booze Traveler" to give us the scoop on its debut season.
By Leigh Harrington

Author writes about circus ancestry

Charmain Z. Brackett, the 2014 Yerby Award for Fiction winner, recently released a children's book, "Little Pearl's Circus World," based on her circus ancestry.

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Shopgirl: Twitter significantly boosts search capabilities

This is interesting - Twitter announced earlier this week that it's revamping its search tool, search.twitter.com, to include every tweet sent since 2006.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Serenbe is a world away from Atlanta

Venture beyond Atlanta to the eco-conscious community of Serenbe for a cozy inn, chic boutiques, stunning vistas and top-notch restaurants.
By Michelle Khouri Jachim

Shopgirl: 'Serial' podcast worth the wait

The Internet has been abuzz for a while about Serial, a podcast by National Public Radio with a deceptively simple premise.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Junior League market a fun way to kick off the season

Absolutely make time for the Junior League of Augusta's Holiday Market, open Nov. 14-16 at Augusta Convention Center.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Shopgirl: Taco Bell adds app

Wow, Taco Bell has taken fast food to a new level of … convenience? Laziness? You decide.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Sales of lip balms are sealed with a kiss

NEW YORK - Artisanal or oozing with luxury, lip balms are having a moment.
By Leanne Italie

Shopgirl: Artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung to speak

Artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung will give a talk Oct. 30 about her work currently on exhibition at Georgia Regents University's Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Food is fun at the fair

With a little help from my friends, I scoped out the best (and the worst) unusual foods at this year's Georgia-Carolina State Fair, presented by the Augusta Exchange Club.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

LONDON - Australian writer Richard Flanagan won the Booker Prize on Tuesday with a visceral book about wartime brutality and its aftermath - a novel the head of the judging team said was as ...
By Jill Lawless

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
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Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion closing

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