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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

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Volunteers needed to clear land at park

Volunteers are needed to help make way for a wetlands area at Pendleton King Park on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Blood test could diagnose Alzheimer's earlier

A new study finds that a group of 10 molecules in the blood of normal patients was able to predict with 90 percent accuracy who would or would not develop Alzheimer's in the next 2-3 years.
By Anant Mandawat

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Country music goes culinary

Country music and food - especially Southern food - have long been intertwined, with lyrics about sweet tea, pecan pie and whiskey joining references to mother, country and pickups.
By Michele Kayal

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Roaring '20s-themed weddings have all that jazz

The Roaring '20s live on in pop culture as a high-spirited whirl of a decade, full of dancing flappers, dapper gents and an overall air of optimism. For many modern brides and grooms, it's the ...
By Kim Cook

Colleges try to engage married alums

While leading prospective students around Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, campus tour guides talk about the college's active Greek scene, high graduation rates and athletic successes.
By Melissa Kossler Dutton

DIY photo booth forgoes frills, focuses on fun

Photo booths at wedding receptions are at once old-fashioned and modern, harking back to the vintage coin-operated booths found in arcades but also seizing on the current obsession with snapping ...
By Holly Ramer

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Get wedding help from an app

Applications that can be downloaded to smartphones and tablets are part of many weddings today, from the initial planning to the honeymoon.
By Diana Marszalek

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Adventures in Charleston

Travelers come to Charleston for the beaches, the historic streets and the amazing food, but what surprises many visitors are the adventures awaiting around every corner.
By Margaret Pilarski

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Local authors talk about self-publishing their books

If there is one crucial point Charmain Zimmerman Brackett makes about publishing, it's this: Authors have more options than ever, and they should use them.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Phinizy Swamp plans Earth Day celebration

Earth Day on Saturday at the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park will feature "Swamp Stomp" runs, games and entertainment for kids, live music and shows.
By Sandy Hodson

Monday, April 21, 2014

Clinton's new book is tale of 'Hard Choices'

WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton's upcoming book will be called Hard Choices, a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Obama's ...
By Ken Thomas

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Innovative therapy may stop allergies

Approximately 15 million Americans suffer from a food allergy. A new study in the Lancet describes a promising new treatment for children with peanut allergies.
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Home transforms to museum

COLUMBIA — When America’s 28th president is mentioned on Hampton Street, oftentimes, he’s just Tommy. The boy who would become President Wilson was only 14 years old when his family lived there.
By Sarita Chourey

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Have a walkabout in Indianapolis

Even if you're in town to watch racers mash the gas pedals at the Indy 500 or the Brickyard 400, you can lay off the gas yourself as you explore the city.
By Amanda Doyle

Museum displays famed photographer's best work

LOS ANGELES - During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he'd carefully stored since his teens, setting aside 70 he determined would stand as his ...
By John Rogers

Augustan 'feels good' as extra

Recently, Augusta resident Diana Renee Williams spent a week working as an extra on the set of Universal Pictures' 'Get On Up.' 
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Trimming trees properly after is crucial

As we all know, tree removal companies are everywhere, many from all over the country, trimming limbs and cutting down trees. Unfortunately, I have seen what I would call erroneous practices.
By Sid Mullis

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

New blood thinners can help patients

The availability of new blood thinners might affect millions of patients with abnormal heart rhythms.
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

'Thirty Sunsets' is local author's latest

North Augusta author Christine Hurley Deriso describes the protagonist of her new novel, Forrest Shepherd, as a smart, funny but excruciatingly insecure young woman whose story will resonate with ...
By Katherine Sims

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