Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Legendary directors are linked by unfinished film

Few great movie directors end their careers on a high note. Alfred Hitchcock didn't. Howard Hawks didn't. Anyone who has sat through 7 Women knows that John Ford certainly did not.
By Douglass K. Daniel

Dating book says women aren't at fault

NEW YORK - Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across Date-Onomics, a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all ...
By Leanne Italie

Harvesting broadcast's fall crop of new shows

NEW YORK - It's an exciting new fall season ahead on broadcast TV. We await the charming rom-com Manhattan Love Story; the heart-tugging youth drama Red Band Society; and don't forget Mulaney.
By Frazier Moore

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Former preemies grateful for care

LONG BEACH, N.Y. - At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she ...
By Frank Eltman

Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

Actress Betty Lynn transforms from Mount Airy local to Mayberry legend

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. - When actress Betty Lynn first moved to Andy Griffith's quaint hometown and inspiration for his famous TV show, she couldn't go to the grocery store without meeting fans calling ...
By Emily Masters

Friday, July 31, 2015

Adult coloring books selling like crazy

NEW YORK - Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3 million adult coloring books with titles such as ...
By Beth J. Harpaz

Talking with kids about pot can be tough for parents

NEW YORK - Soon after Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, Todd Mitchem's son proposed using the plant for a horticulture project at his Montessori school in Denver.
By Leanne Italie

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

NEW YORK - Doris Ranzman had followed the advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get ...
By Matthew Craft

Monday, July 20, 2015

Who were the Buggs buried in Pendleton King Park?

The Augusta Genealogical Society answers readers' family history questions.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Nimoy's son making 'Spockumentary' to honor 'Star Trek' icon

NEW YORK - Adam Nimoy has found a way to spend countless hours with his late father Leonard Nimoy: He's creating a documentary for the actor who played Spock on Star Trek.
By Luqman Adeniyi

Penn & Teller aim to work magic on Broadway

NEW YORK — Magic doesn’t just happen like, well, magic. That’s a major message of Penn Jillette and Teller, who for 40 years have plied their trade as sassy secularists in the priesthood of ...
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Apatow reflects on a life in comedy in new book

The comedy education of Judd Apatow began with unusual access to great comic minds, which he pried for straightforward instruction: How do you tell a joke?
By Jake Coyle

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Mandawat: Drug combo gives melanoma patients hope

For patients with advanced melanoma, a disease that for decades has been stubbornly resistant to treatment, a combination of two medications may be a game-changer.
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Shopgirl: Southern lifestyles influence new blog

Draper James is Reese Witherspoon's new lifestyle brand and blog, named after her paternal grandparents, and is a celebration of the detail and beauty we Southerners appreciate in anything from a ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Things to know when attending a college graduation

NEW YORK - Is someone in your family graduating from college this year? If so, here are a few things to keep in mind that might preserve your sanity on commencement day.
By Beth J. Harpaz

Thursday, March 19, 2015

'Music' man Plummer will leave footprint in Hollywood cement

LOS ANGELES — Christopher Plummer of The Sound of Music will receive a special honor for the 85-year-old Oscar winner: Adding his hand and footprints to the cement collection at Hollywood’s ...
By Sandy Cohen

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Grammy winner Ray Stevens will meet fans, sign books at mall

Ray Stevens is heading back this way to sign copies of his new autobiography, Ray Stevens' Nashville, and copies of his CD Ray Stevens' Greatest Hits on Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Barnes & Noble ...
By Don Rhodes

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Bob Hope introduced new style of humor to America

Richard Zoglin, an arts writer and editor for Time magazine, has drawn on his enduring fascination and years of research to produce "Hope: Entertainer of the Century," the first major biography of ...
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Simon cooperating for biography

NEW YORK - After decades of telling his story through music, Paul Simon is ready to rely on words alone.
By Hillel Italie

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

TV cancels 'Honey Boo Boo'

NEW YORK - The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.
By David Bauder
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Gold Cross wins in city appeal of zone award

In an order filed this week, Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet upheld the Georgia Department of Public Health's decision last year to affirm the Region 6 EMS Council's earlier award of the Augusta EMS ...
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