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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

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
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