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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shopgirl: Uber is in Augusta to stay

What began as an experiment during Masters Week is here to stay - Uber. a taxi/rideshare/private car service, has come to Augusta.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Green tour of capital will inspire naturalists

Calling all tree huggers for a day's worth of "green" sightseeing at LEED-certified spots.
By Brooke Sabin

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Study casts doubt on 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away' theory

The concept of apples preventing doctor visits has never been formally tested. Until now.
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, April 11, 2015

By the Book: Author to visit Columbia County Library

Frances Mayes, author of the bestselling memoir "Under the Tuscan Sun," will visit the Columbia County Library on April 23 at 7 p.m. The event is free.
By Karin Gillespie

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Father writes book about son's leukemia battle

Sitting in hospital rooms for four years with a son who neared death, North Augusta father Turner Simkins could hardly do anything to clear his mind, except write.
By Meg Mirshak

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Historic Charleston is charming in the spring

As the temperatures rise, this historic coastal Atlantic city comes alive and helps stir the season's senses.
By Jay Bemis

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Major Rager isn't some wild beer party

This coming Thursday, April 9, the second annual Major Rager will take place on the Augusta Common featuring Gov't Mule, Lettuce, Phillip Lee Jr. and more.
By Gracie Shepherd

Experience Augusta

Get to know 1 city in 4 ways - its golf tradition, history, museums and connection to pop culture through James Brown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Tracey McManus

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new writers' conference in Augusta

The Writers Weekend at Summerville, now in its third year, will be held April 17-18 on the GRU campus. 
By Karin Gillespie

Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's a great addition to Augusta

Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina opened at 2821 Washington Road to rave reviews and great crowds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Shopgirl: Meerkat app lets you broadcast life to all

Meerkat is that latest app craze that we didn't know we needed, enabling any moment to be live-streamed to the entire world.
By Gracie Shepherd

In New Orleans, street music shines

Buskers take to the streets of the French Quarter with traditional rhythms, new sounds.
By Nora McGunnigle

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
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