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Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Area men meet early for fitness and more

Before the sun rises every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning, a group of about 15 men gathers at Riverview Park. Rain or shine, cold or heat, they begin Fitness, the first of the of three Fs ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Comeback being made for gazing globes in gardens

Did I see a glint of mocking laughter in a friend’s eyes when I mentioned the new addition to my garden, a gazing globe?
By Lee Reich

Moore: Drivers replace car badging

I saw a Kia Sorento that was wearing the chrome badging of a Lexus. A slanted "L" had replaced the KIA in an oval.
By Glynn Moore

Mullis:Select plants that match the cold hardiness zone

The degree of resistance our ornamental plants have to freezing temperatures depends on the weather conditions prior to the freeze and the genetic make-up of the plant.
By Sid Mullis

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1960 Chevrolet Corvette, and do you know the make, model and approximate year of this vintage vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Shopgirl: Liberty London shoe collection has me thinking spring

Liberty London is arguably the most distinctive textile house in the world, in addition to being one of the oldest (founded in 1875). The brand has done a fantastic job of staying current.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Calloway: Jambalaya Soup a quick, easy meal for any day

Soup making can be a lengthy process of chopping and long simmering, but this week's Easy Jambalaya Soup simmers up in less than 30 minutes.
By Karin Calloway

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Couple is united with 2 weddings, 2 cakes, 5 dresses

OAKLAND, Calif. - Two dresses - one from Craigslist, several sizes too big, the other a last-minute, $18 antique shop find.
By Paula Froke

Grand Central is popular spot for wedding photos

NEW YORK - Grand Central Terminal is known for its Beaux Arts architecture, light streaming through the cathedral windows, a soaring ceiling and the famous, four-faced clock sitting on a golden base.
By Beth J. Harpaz and Donald King

Updating the white dress

NEW YORK - Helen Bradley isn't one of those women who fantasized about her wedding as a girl, so when the time came to tie the knot on the 10th tee of a golf course, she wanted to be relaxed, ...
By Leanne Italie

Make your ceremony a family affair

When Angelina Jolie wed Brad Pitt in one of the most publicized nuptials of the 21st century, she wore a jaw-dropping silk and satin gown designed by Donatella Versace.
By Sarah Wolfe

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Group shares lunch, Gospel

Every Wednesday at noon, a group of local business men and women get together for lunch at Golden Corral for prayer and fellowship.
By Lisa Kaylor

Avoid your fears with faith

To what is our hope anchored? There are times when we anchor our hope to our fears. We need to listen to the advice of Stonewall Jackson who told his soldiers, "Never listen to the counsel of your ...
By Gene Norris

Faith digest

Immaculate Conception Catholic School is registering students with disabilities for its new full-inclusive special education program, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year.

A Joyful Noise

The Milliken University Choir will perform at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at St. John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene St.

Cornel West to speak at interfaith event

One of the country's most outspoken social activists, Cornel West, will speak at the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta's 8th annual Interfaith Service of Celebration.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Mullis: Gardeners faced challenges in 2014

Today is my recap of the 2014 gardening year. Very shortly after the year began, on Jan. 7, we dropped down to 12 degrees Fahrenheit, thanks to a polar vortex. 
By Sid Mullis

Auto recalls

Volkswagen, Chrysler and Honda have had models recalled to address safety issues.

2015 Passat diesel returns great mileage

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat with turbodiesel is a competent five-passenger sedan with a huge trunk and fuel tank to provide hours of travel.
By Ann M. Job

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1968 Plymouth Road Runner, the one driven by NASCAR legend Richard Petty, and do you know the make, model and approximate year of this week's automobile?
By Glynn Moore

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1981 DeLorean DMC-12, and do you know the make and year of the tail fin from this week's photo?
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

Richmond County property transfers for Dec. 3-16.
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Funding for homeless down slightly

Federal funding for local homeless programs decreased by $552 this year compared to 2014, which community leaders hope to offset in the future by expanding the city's homeless count into south ...
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