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Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Pediatrician pens story of life

Dr. Jerry Miller, the founder of Augusta Pediatric Associates, has written The Burden of Being Champ: The Dropout, The Legend, and The Pediatrician, a story of a boy growing up in the 1950s and ...

Shopgirl: Snapchat starts money transfers

PayPal still has the corner on the market, but Snapchat recently released a new way to send money via mobile device.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Auto recalls

DETROIT - Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 midsize Mazda6 sedans to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system. The recall affects certain 2014-15 Mazda6's.

Honda CR-V gets good EPA ratings

America's best-selling sport utility vehicle for a decade, the Honda CR-V is an even smarter buy for 2015 with added features, updated styling and improved fuel economy.
By Ann M. Job

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

1 pork tenderloin, 3 fresh ways to serve it

Thinly sliced, pork tenderloins can be paired with any number of sauces or toppings.
By Alison Ladman

Cookie inspired by Reese's NutRageous bars

This cookie was all about packing an outrageous number of peanuts into one small, but so-very-delicious package.
By Alison Ladman

Beefy Minestrone warms winter nights

A hot bowl of soup is often a welcome lunch in the cold winter months. And, when it's this week's Beefy Minestrone Soup it's even more welcome.
By Karin Calloway

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

Mom, groups seek to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers

LANGHORNE, Pa. - Kelly Mathews is on a mission - to get more girls interested in STEM. That's science, technology, engineering, and math. And for Mathews, it's a mission that begins at home with ...
By Joseph B. Frederick

Rare printed collection of plays by Shakespeare found in France

PARIS - The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars.
By Thomas Adamson

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1959 Ford in last week's quiz, and do you know the make and year of this week's old car? There's a hint to help you.
By Glynn Moore

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

'Just kind of orange' holiday is OK

My mother turned to me and said, "You expect Christmas to be all bright and shiny and green and red and sparkly ... and sometimes it's just kind of ... orange." 
By the Rev. Jason Haddox

Faith Digest

St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church will hold The Longest Night: A Service of Remembrance and Hope.

Churches plan live Nativity scenes

Return to Bethlehem, a popular one in North Augusta, is up first. It opens next week by Grace United Methodist Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

'Not yet' of Advent is countercultural

There is an art to Advent: to keeping it. Advent means "to come" and thus implies "not yet." The four weeks of Advent are counter-cultural. We don't do well with the "not yets," or longing for ...
By the Rev. Bernard Mason

Church resets expectations during Advent

Advent is the season of expectation. Just as the Mary awaited the birth of Jesus, so we're expecting our lord to come, said the Rev. Jefferson Otwell of St. Luke Anglican Catholic Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Cars with defective air bags recalled

Government urges owners of cars with defective Takata air bags to get them fixed at once.

2015 Camry, Outback, XC90 redesigned

Toyota has reshaped its popular Camry because Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Altima have been nipping at its heels.
By Tom Krisher And Dee-ann Durbin

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Beets: A delicious year-round vegetable

The nice thing about growing beets is that you can eat them fresh for much of the year. A spring planting is ready to start harvesting by early summer, and a summer planting is ready from ...
By Lee Reich

Mullis: With rosemary comes holiday scents

One plant that has gained popularity as a Christmas gift and miniature, living Christmas tree is rosemary plants. You can use it as an indoor houseplant or in your landscape.
By Sid Mullis

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Grovetown man's cancer disappears in 'miracle'

In what his oncologist can only explain as a miracle, Jimmy Walker's cancer was undetectable on a Nov. 14 PET scan and his kidneys have regained function, allowing him to spend another ...
By Tracey McManus

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1969 AMC AMX (the year was optional), and do you know the year and make of this week's vehicle?
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 Oct. 24-30. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 

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Christmas Eve storm possible

ATLANTA - Forecasters say strong storms, some with the potential for isolated tornadoes, are possible over large parts of Georgia on Christmas Eve.
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