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Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

'She Blinded Me With Science' star now teaching

Before composing his 1982 synth-pop hit She Blinded Me With Science, Thomas Dolby sketched out the story line for the music video. That's not just rock-and-roll trivia - it's one of the ...
By David Dishneau

New thermal camera for iPhone tells you if you're hot

NEW YORK - Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera ...
By Peter Svensson

10 new TV shows worthy of a first-night look

NEW YORK - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
By Frazier Moore

Five fall TV shows fail to impress

While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you:
By Frazier Moore

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.'

'Sex' offers parents tips on THE talk

NEW YORK - One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans.
By Leanne Italie

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

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Karin Calloway: Thai-inspired soup packed with good-for-you ingredients

This week's Thai-inspired Coconut, Tomato and Winter Squash Soup can be whipped up in about 20 minutes and it's packed with good-for-you ingredients.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Musicians keep going strong after reaching 90s

NEW YORK - A recent concert at Baruch College had nothing to do with students. The performers were in their 90s, and one was even older than the Manhattan school founded in 1919.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Pros and cons of pressure washing

Is there grime on your siding that good, old-fashioned elbow grease won’t take away? Stains on your concrete driveway? Is the deck looking dirty? Power washing or pressure washing might be an ...
By Carole Feldman

Parents work to make home a hangout

A hangout house is often the first spot kids think to gather to work on a school project or binge on the latest Xbox game or silly YouTube videos.
By Lisa A. Flam

13-year-old designer finds fashion success

AUSTIN, Texas - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork.
By Jamie Stengle

Scottish influences woven into host of accessories

Where fashion goes, décor follows, and this fall, the fashionistas are inspired by Scotland. Plaid capes, kilts and coats hit the fall catwalk for Saint Laurent and Stella McCartney.
By Kim Cook

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Faith digest

The Church of the Holy Comforter will begin financial classes for all ages from Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Sept. 14.

Evangelist of healing begins US crusades

MIAMI - By the time the Rev. Reinhard Bonnke edges toward the stage, anticipation in the thundering arena is swelling.
By Matt Sedensky

Polish priest now ministers to Hispanics

When the Rev. Dawid Kwiat­kowski arrived from Poland in 2006, he spoke very little English. He has become fluent. He was recently appointed to lead the Hispanic ministry at St. ...
By Lisa Kaylor

On Labor Day, remember that work is holy

I don’t expect that our places of worship will be bursting at the seams tomorrow. We save that kind of exuberance for Christmas and Easter services, not Labor Day, which isn’t even a religious ...
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

A Joyful Noise: Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins will perform in Evans

Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins brings his Rockshow Comedy Tour to West Acres Baptist Church on Sept. 19.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Summer veggies were just the first round

You've got to plan what vegetables to grow for the cool and rainy days ahead that sap the vitality from tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other summer vegetables.
By Lee Reich

What Is It?

Did you identify last week's car as the Ford GT, and do you know the model and year of this week's vehicle from seeing its rear fender?
By Glynn Moore

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.

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 13-29. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 

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