Fur balls take to the field in Hallmark's third Kitten Bowl

NEW YORK - On the field, the four-legged fur balls of the Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl III were all business. But off? Well, let's just say there were some impurr-prieties dogging these feline paw-thletes.
By Leanne Italie

Destroyed genealogical records? History isn't necessarily lost forever

According to certified genealogist Amy John­son Crow, there are four things to do when you get this setback in your research.

Book captures decades of pop culture moments that scream love

NEW YORK — Fashion and style have forever been in bed with film, television and music, especially the moments that scream love.
By Leanne Italie

'CBS This Morning' could see viewership boost after Super Bowl

The Super Bowl looms as an important opportunity for the people at "CBS This Morning," although they have no plans to be anywhere near the San Francisco area.
By David Bauder

In a big crowd? Steps in place to avoid phone jam

NEW YORK - It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through.

Shopgirl: Make these gift boxes personal for sweetie

Veuve Clicquot has an entire line of champagne gift boxes that take giving to a new level of personalization, perfect for any Valentine's Day gifts you're looking for.
By Gracie Shepherd

Football viewing of future revealed

SAN FRANCISCO - Imagine being able to watch all 22 players at the snap with video that expands from your living room television set to the entire wall.
By Josh Dubow

2016 Lexus IS 200t is turbocharged version of Lexus' smallest sedan

The Lexus IS gets a turbocharged model for 2016, making it more sporty for not all that much more money.
By Ann M. Job

Nissan, Ford, Suzuki recall vehicles

Nissan issues yet another recall on the Altima, Ford recalls its defunct Ranger pickup and Suzuki warns about stalling on a number of its motorcycles.

Sid Mullis: Rid your yard of weeds with tips

Using herbicides whether pre or post emergent is all fine and good when it comes to weed control, but you must look beyond herbicides for weed control. 
By Sid Mullis

Articles from the Life section archive

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

What Is It?

Did you recognize this 1965 Amphicar -- for surf and turf driving, as one reader put it -- last week, and do you know the year, make and model of this week's car?
By Glynn Moore

Clean garden practices increase safety

Gardening delivers produce that is tastier, cheaper and safer than store-bought, right? Well, not necessarily safer.
By Dean Fosdick

Sid Mullis: Now is the time to fix landscaping errors

We all make a few landscaping mistakes along the way. Fortunately, winter is a great time to correct those mistakes.
By Sid Mullis

By the Book: Georgia authors give us cozy love stories

Nothing heats up a frigid winter night like a love story, and this month three Georgia authors provide cozy tales that pair nicely with a cup of cocoa, an electric blanket, and a pair of fuzzy ...
By Karin Gillespie

Crunchy, crispy wings could be win for gameday

We created these hands-off chicken wings that require almost no effort. Yet, they are every bit as crispy and addictive as a traditional recipe.
By Alison Ladman

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Under Armour's fitness gadgets need to shape up

BAY LAKE, Fla. - You might know Under Armour mostly for its heavily marketed line of athletic sportswear.
By Anick Jesdanun

Tax season begins; are you prepared?

Last year the federal government took in nearly $3.25 trillion in revenue. About $1.5 trillion of that came from individual taxpayers just like you. Here are some tips to make the filing process ...
By Damon Cline

'Wild Things' host shares his favorite destinations

If seeing some of the best wildlife on Earth is in your vacation plans, perhaps Dominic Monaghan can help plan your trip. But he's probably not going to recommend a trip to the zoo.
By Dustin Turner

Scully, Mulder, paranoia return for new generation of 'X-Files' fans

LOS ANGELES - The X-Files creator Chris Carter is pleased to update the original template with his 21st-century unease. Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny are glad to be playing opposite each ...
By Lynn Elber

Shopgirl: Drop pin on globe, get news of anywhere

There's a new app that brings you worldwide news just by dropping a pin anywhere on the map.
By Gracie Shepherd

Create a bathroom, vanity style to fit your needs

What makes a great bathroom, one perfect for prepping and primping? A well-considered combination of fixtures, lighting and amenities - the kind we often first experience in a really nice hotel.
By Kim Cook

Spice up kitchen by adding black

The kitchen's often a room to experiment with decor. Over the years we've seen yellow, turquoise, avocado green, greige and white take their turn as favored hues. But now, black is back.
By Kim Cook

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Pope urges politeness by pastors, politicians

Pope Francis is asking politicians and even his own pastors to watch what they say and how they say it.
By Nicole Winfield

Bishop OKs missing Mass, but only for snow

A northern Virginia bishop is giving Catholics in his diocese the OK to stay home from Mass on Sunday, when the region is expected to be buried in snow.

Faith calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to events.augusta.com.

Woman seeks help finding family of letters' authors

Colleen Hilton was pleasantly surprised to find a hardcover "Guideposts" book copyrighted 1948 as she browsed the south Augusta Goodwill store. She took the book home, and as she began to read the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Special service honors St. James anniversary

St. James United Methodist Church will hold a special music service at 4 p.m. Jan. 31.

Augusta prayer breakfast set for Jan. 26

The Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast for January will be held at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Show others they are valued

Remember how as a child the pain and distress of a skinned knee, a bruise or cut could be instantly softened when a loving mother quickly responded to your plea to "kiss it and make it well"?
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

What is it?

Did you recognize last week's 1957 Dodge Custom Royal from its huge fins and stacked taillights, and do you know the make, model and year of this week's car?
By Glynn Moore

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 15-22. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Find property transfers online

You can now search the most recent information available to see what properties have sold in Augusta. In the database, you can search for property sales back to 2005.
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