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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
Monday, April 14, 2014
Deschanel talks fashion, 'New Girl'
Her show New Girl is a hit, she recently released a pop song with Prince, she's working on a movie with Bill Murray and Bruce Willis, and she's been helping design dresses for Tommy Hilfiger.
By Sandy Cohen
Friday, April 4, 2014
Author to sign book about 1975 Masters
Meet Gil Capps, the author of The Magnificent Masters, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Barnes & Noble, 3450 Wrightsboro Road in Augusta Mall.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
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
Monday, March 3, 2014
Oscar winners list
List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
Surgery, wigs, tape: Stars' red carpet secrets
The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
By Sandy Cohen
Oscar nod part of McConaughey's 'McConaissance'
Matthew McConaughey has abruptly shifted to more challenging roles and films in a creative burst that has clearly re-energized him.
By Jake Coyle
Beck's 'Morning Phase' is first of two planned 2014 album releases
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Beck Hansen really doesn’t believe a musician has the right to complain. It’s something of an occupational requirement. “Nobody wants to hear it,” he said.
By Chris Talbott
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
N. Augusta artist gets top SC award
Edward Rice, an architectural painter from North Augusta, is one of five recipients of the 2014 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award, the highest award given by the South Carolina Arts ...
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
Trove of 1980s Madonna pop culture awaits auction
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Long before Newsweek called her a "tarted-up floozy," and way before she married and had babies and adopted babies, Madonna was a young woman in New York trying to make it big.
By Tamara Lush
Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
Childhood in Africa affects 'Walking Dead' actor
ATLANTA - Growing up in Zimbabwe and visiting South Africa as a young woman helped forge Danai Gurira's passion for producing theater in Africa.
By Jeff Martin
Singing or sinking? Bieber hits a low
LOS ANGELES - For more than a year, Justin Bieber has had more tabloid hits than Billboard hits: The singer's music career has taken a backseat to his wild antics.
By Mesfin Fekadu
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
Sheryl Underwood eager to be at Paine masked ball
When Sheryl Underwood was asked to perform at Paine College's 14th annual Scholarship Masked Ball, she was eager to accept.
By Nikasha Dicks
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
Sharon Jones to perform on TV twice this week
Sharon Jones and Dap-Kings will make two TV appearances this week to promote their fifth album, Give The People What They Want.
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013
Hometown loyal to 'Duck Dynasty'
WEST MONROE, La. - "Faith. Family. Ducks." It's the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty, and that philosophy permeates everything in this small north ...
By Tamara Lush
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
Best Christmas gifts often are not under tree
Four readers shared with The Augusta Chronicle the best Christmas present they've ever received, and some can't be bought in a store.
By Lisa Kaylor
Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013
Half of older workers put off leaving workforce, poll says
CHICAGO - There was a time when Tom Sadowski thought he'd stop working after turning 65 earlier this year. But he's put off retirement for at least five years - and now expects to do some work ...
By Matt Sedensky
Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
Cyrus gaining in popularity with rap stars
While Miley Cyrus has a batch of critics, there is a group rallying behind her and praising her as a vital talent: rappers.
By Mesfin Fekadu
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Actor to play James Brown
NEW YORK - After bringing Jackie Robinson to the big screen, Chadwick Boseman is going to try another icon: James Brown.
Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
Class teaches infants to avoid drowning
Avery Lamar jumped from the deck of her family's Beech Island pool and started to swim last June - fully dressed and unsupervised. Five seconds later, the weight of the water began to pull down ...
By Wesley Brown
Parkway's extension to bring address changes
About 100 homes, 65 apartments, 25 businesses and six churches along Old Petersburg and Old Evans roads could be forced to take new addresses when the Georgia Department of Transportation ...
DeKalb police rescue 2 girls after tip about prostitution
Atlanta area college students travel to Missouri for break
Georgia Regents students revive Muslim Student Association
Law enforcement seizes thousands in Wadley raid
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Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers
Suspect sought in theft of Augusta National photos, James Brown autographs
Editorial: Pipeline clogged again
Prison nurse guilty of giving inmate tobacco
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