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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Shopgirl: Liberty London shoe collection has me thinking spring

Liberty London is arguably the most distinctive textile house in the world, in addition to being one of the oldest (founded in 1875). The brand has done a fantastic job of staying current.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Roasted Mushroom Spread is easy dish for party

Whether you celebrate New Year's Eve with a formal sit-down dinner or a casual appetizer buffet, this week's Roasted Mushroom Spread is a great addition.
By Karin Calloway

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Hike through Zion National Park offers twist on the holiday

A memorable Christmas Day on the hiking trails of Utah's Zion National Park.
By Haines Wilkerson

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Shopgirl: Popcorn boutique is one gift to savor

De La Pop Gourmet Popcorn is a company that offers 125 popcorn flavors, 90 types of soda and a variety of candy. The popcorn creators start with a base popcorn flavor and then mix in cheeses, ...

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

App can aid weight loss

As the holiday season approaches, an extra piece of pie or glass of egg nog might affect your waist, and losing those holiday pounds can be difficult.
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Poi to the world: Exploring an ancient Hawaiian super food

There are several foods unique to Hawaii that every seasoned foodie traveler must try. One of them is poi - the pale purple paste that results from pounding the kalo, or revered taro plant.
By Rizza Cosio

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Displays light up holiday for area residents

Decorating is a huge part of many people's Christmas traditions. While some may only trim a tree, others trim their yards, and a few take some extra steps by adding motion and music.
By Charmain Brackett

Shopgirl: There are lots of great gifts to be found out there

It's never been a better time to be someone who loves tech, or easier to find cool gifts for techies in your life.
By Gracie Shepherd

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

The Temptations, The Four Tops eager to compete

NEW YORK - When offstage, members of The Temptations and The Four Tops have nothing but love for each other. It's a different story when the microphones are on.
By Mark Kennedy

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Pediatrician pens story of life

Dr. Jerry Miller, the founder of Augusta Pediatric Associates, has written The Burden of Being Champ: The Dropout, The Legend, and The Pediatrician, a story of a boy growing up in the 1950s and ...

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,, 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
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