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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

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Shopgirl: Whole Foods is an amazing addition to area shopping

Have you been to see the new Whole foods store at Washington Crossing yet? It's definitely worth a trip.
By Gracie Shepherd

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Gospel stars tour after recent operations

ATLANTA - Donnie McClurkin can hardly talk. Fred Hammond could barely walk. But the Grammy-winning gospel singers are preparing for the Festival of Praise Tour.
By Jonathan Landrum Jr.

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

London's secret museums

An insider's look at little-known museums that are home to fascinating cultural treasures.
By Rebecca Schulman

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Savannah Book Festival to feature top authors

P.J. O'Rourke, Anne Rice and Janet Evanovich will headline the Savannah Book Festival in February.

Shopgirl: Teavana has something to suit every taste

If you haven't been yet, head to Teavana -- it's one of the most aromatic, interesting and visually pleasing mall stores around.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Shopgirl: Apple Watch could give wearables big push

Wearables are present in the market and have been for a while, but Apple’s entrance into the foray signals this as a category to be watched (pun intended).
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Too much water leads to leaf spots

Most leaf spots are worse when we have a lot of rain but that is not always the case. Overwatering the landscape, thus keeping plants' leaves wet, will also make things worse.
By Sid Mullis

Book briefs

Carrington Tyson, a 15-year-old home-schooler, has self-published the first of a three-part series of books she calls 'The Isabelle Chronicles.'

Shopgirl: Hanx Writer is now most popular iPad app

Tom Hanks, known and beloved from "Forrest Gump" and other memorable performances, isn't just good at acting. His typewriter app Hanx Writer is currently the most popular iPad app in the App Store.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Medicine Today: New drug might help heart failure

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports a new medication might help patients with heart failure live longer.
By Anant Madawat

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Shopgirl: Hyperlapse more helpful than you think

The newest member of the Instagram family has some pretty interesting features.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Fort McHenry to mark bicentennial of battle, anthem

Fort McHenry expert tells the behind-the-scenes story of the fort, the national anthem, Francis Scott Key and the War of 1812.
By Brooke Sabin

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Author to release mystery novellas

Charmain Zimmerman Brackett, winner of the 2014 Yerby Award for Fiction, is releasing two new mystery novellas, Murder at Twin Oaks and Murder at the Masquerade, on Aug. 30.

Shopgirl: I'm happy to see lighter colors for fall

For the past several years, fall and winter colors have been mostly jewel tones and rich, dark shades. This year I'm seeing more and more lighter tones, and I didn't realize how much I wanted ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Literary festival set for November

The 14th annual Georgia Literary Festival will take place in Augusta on Nov. 7-9 at Georgia Regents University.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Dancers swing into action

Don't be surprised if, at a live- music event, a group of dancers spontaneously erupt into swing dance.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Travel apps for Google Glass

From real-time translation to guided tours to instant hotel booking, app developers are creating travel tools customized for Google Glass.
By Katherine Heng
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