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Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Anant Mandawat: Feeling young might add years

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine suggests that feeling younger than our age may help us live longer.
By Anant Mandawat

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Blondies get fancy with a fruity swirl

When it comes to desserts there are those who are strongly on the peanut butter and chocolate team. My mother and I happen to be on the almond and raspberry team.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Strutting, soaring prize pigeons shed 'flying rats' mantle

ONTARIO, Calif. — Hun­dreds of breeds of pigeons compete in their own version of the Westminster show, strutting on long, thick legs or fluttering curly, lacy feathers in their bid to be best ...
By Sue Manning

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

Stop at these eight sights and attractions along the Atlanta Streetcar route for everything from massive attractions to great food to buzzing nightlife.
By Michelle Khouri

Mardi Gras revelry is intoxicating

NEW ORLEANS - If you want to visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras and don't have hotel reservations, you might need a tent. But even tent space might not be available.
By Janet McConnaughey

Who will win big at Grammys?

NEW YORK - Will Beyonce reign as queen of The Grammy Awards, or will the pop diva be dethroned by newcomer Sam Smith? The awards air live tonight at 8 on CBS.

Writer tells good, bad of 19 years of online dating

NEW YORK - Mark Miller has survived 19 years of online dating since his 1995 divorce, yet he still has a smile on his face.
By Leanne Italie

Jazz up an Oscars party with cheese, fresh toppings

The problem with hosting an Oscars viewing party is that the bar is set impossibly high. How does a mere mortal offer food on par with all that conspicuous glamour and celebrity? Actually, it's ...
By Alison Ladman

Alaska voyage proves exciting way to learn state's history

SKAGWAY, Alaska - There are three basic types of vacation in my household. A family vacation entails going to visit far-flung relatives.
By Kathy Matheson

New in cruises: Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and other wows

NEW YORK - Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and a continued emphasis on specialty food and drink are some of the trends for cruising in the next year or two. Here are some details.
By Beth J. Harpaz

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Winter Jam returns to Augusta on Feb. 12

For artists, Winter Jam offers opportunities that most tours don't. Sharing your music with an audience that wouldn't typically come to one of your shows is one, said Francesca Battistelli.
By Lisa Kaylor

Congregations pack 30,000 meals

More than 200 volunteers from three churches packaged 30,000 bags of food to be sent to various countries to feed the hungry.
By Lisa Kaylor

We are charged with protecting God's creation

We all need to reaffirm our role as God's caretakers so that generations to come can celebrate the wonders of the created world we have been privileged to enjoy in our lifetime.
By Gene Norris

What Is It?

Did you recognize the Ford 999 racer in last week's photo, and can you identify the make and model shown in this week's photo?
By Glynn Moore

Volvo's new S60 gets more power, plus fuel economy

With more powerful turbo engines, the 2015½ Volvo S60 is a distinctive European premium sedan that's nimble and quick and has a surprisingly comfortable driver seat for 6-footers.
By Ann M. Job

Jeep recalls Cherokee for air bags

Fiat Chrysler has recalled the 2014-15 Jeep Cherokee, baby brother of the Grand Cherokee, for air bag accidents.

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Mullis: Killing winter weeds takes time

To get good herbicide control, the winter weeds should be actively growing when they are applied. Winter weeds get some growth spurts but shut down when it gets really cold.
By Sid Mullis

Exhibit shows the force is strong with 'Star Wars' costumes

SEATTLE - The creators of a new traveling exhibit on the costumes of Star Wars are hoping to gather geeks, fashionistas and movie fans together to discuss how clothing helps set the scene.
By Donna Gordon Blankenship

Allman endows UGA music scholarship

Gregg Allman recently endowed a scholarship to the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Shopgirl: Lean in to the Lean Closet Movement

This time of year, I find myself wearing a lot of black, neutrals and just old favorites in general. It's gotten me thinking about why I hang on to so many pieces of clothing that I wear rarely.
By Gracie Shepherd

Note to readers

Glynn Moore’s What is it? quiz will not appear this week.

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 Jan. 30-Feb. 6
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Planning board delays water park vote

An Augusta developer has one month to produce missing state and federal permits before the Co­lum­bia County Planning Com­mis­sion will approve a $20 million water park he's ...
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