Adult service agencies

Here's a list of Augusta area agencies that serve senior citizens.

Shopgirl: Nailbot, an inkjet printer for nails, free for a donation

If you're someone who never just goes with a basic red or neutral pink for your manicure, you might enjoy The Nailbot.
By Gracie Shepherd
Glynn Moore

Give John Prine an ear and you won't turn back

Shame on you if you don’t know the music of John Prine. Hmmm, perhaps that’s too harsh. No, I don’t think it is.

By the Boo: Two books recount 'colorful events' of Augusta area

A local author and one from New England write of our character and characters, from Princess Augusta to the Savannah River Site.
By Karin Gillespie

Karin: Chicken Barbacoa adds spice after Thanksgiving

This week's Slow Cooker Chicken Barbacoa is perfect for a Sunday-after-Thanksgiving change of pace.
By Karin Calloway

Looking back

This photo, submitted by Dot Almand Jones and Peggy Almand Couch and taken in 1914, shows their mother, Thelmer Silvey Almand (from left) and her sisters, Rhunette Silvey Bonner and Pallie Silvey Leonard.

Many seniors fail to make plans for driving retirement

Harriet Kelly has one word to describe the day she stopped driving four years ago: miserable. "It's no fun when you give up driving, I just have to say that," she says.
By John Daley, Colorado Public Radio

Turkey always centerpiece of Thanksgiving

Some people are all about the stuffing. Some can't do without the mashed potatoes. But at the end of the day, Thanksgiving is all about the bird.
By Michele Kayal

Shopgirl: Latest nail trend is coming to the US

The latest in nail trends is spray-on nail polish, creating the most consistent and streak-free nail look you can get.
By Gracie Shepherd

Articles from the Life section archive

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Fans share love of words at literary festival

It absolutely, positively could not rain. That's what the Georgia Literary Festival steering committee decided.
By Karin Gillespie

Shopgirl: UP MOVE puts stylish wristband on trackers

Online retailer BaubleBar has been steadily expanding its business from just jewelry to home goods, and now even venturing into wearable tech.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Karin Calloway: Gingersnap Cookie Truffles are easy holiday treat

This week's recipe for Gingersnap Cookie Truffles is the perfect pickup dessert for any holiday gathering and all you need to prepare them are three ingredients and a food processor.

Special event held at Warren Road Community Center

Grinning, Gary Smith high-fived his four teammates after dribbling the basketball down a coned-off section of the Warren Road Community Center basketball court.
By Lisa Kaylor

Jacobs Concert Series to present German pianist Alexander Schimpf

German pianist Alexander Schimpf will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on Augusta University's Summerville campus.

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Looking Back: Sheehan siblings

This 1899 photo is of Mary Helena "Mamie" Sheehan dancing with her young siblings in the back yard of 1334 Broad Street, Augusta.

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

Popular 'Serial' podcast expands reach with Pandora

NEW YORK - The top-rated and popular podcast Serial, which became a white-hot success on iTunes last year, is expanding its reach to streaming service Pandora this year.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Irish whiskey seeing a revival

DUBLIN - Irish whiskey once was a world leader. Once. And again? That big-deal role came crashing down thanks to strife and Prohibition, which pretty much ended the U.S. market for the brown ...
By Michellle Locke

History and pints on tap at Dublin's Guinness Storehouse

DUBLIN - Picture this. You're standing in the bottom of a beer glass that's seven stories high. Could be the beginning of a really strange dream, but more likely you’re at the Guinness ...
By Michellle Locke

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

A Joyful Noise: Mercy Me in concert

Mercy Me brings its The Greater Than Tour to Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. S.E., Aiken, at 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

Fellowship announces November schedule

The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America meets at noon every Wednesday at Golden Corral on Bobby Jones Expressway.

Our nation must turn back to God

If you ask someone whether they have a limit, you will receive a resounding “yes.” Why is that? Because there is a point in each and every one of us where we say, “That’s it, enough is enough.”
By the Rev. James Cole

New Episcopalian ministry focuses on living by faith

If everything goes according to plan, three full-time residents will move in next summer and commit for almost one year to living intentionally by the pillars that shape the Columba House ministry.
By Lisa Kaylor

Differences between people can be overcome

The fact that differences of opinion and likes and dislikes exist can be good news. After all, life would be terrribly boring if all people around us were simply carbon copies of ourselves.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1963 Pontiac Catalina shown the past two weeks, and do you know the make, model and approximate year of this week's vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Porsche, Scion turning heads with new look

DETROIT - Here is a continuing look at new cars and trucks of the 2016 model year. The new vehicles are listed alphabetically, by make. Prices listed exclude the cost of shipping:
By Tom Krisher And Dee-ann Durbin

Auto recalls

DETROIT - BMW's Mini brand is recalling 86,000 cars because the power steering could fail. The recall covers the 2002-05 Mini Cooper and Cooper S models. 

Mullis: Be on lookout for yellow jacket nests, then be careful

Yellow jackets will be around until the first hard frost. I don't see one in the immediate forecast so it could be later this month or even in December.
By Sid Mullis

Shopgirl: Wearable tech can be beautiful, too

Ringly, one of my favorite wearable tech companies, has a new selection of styles that you have to look at before making your wish list this holiday season.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Karin Calloway: Slow cooker soup makes a hearty meal

There's nothing like a hearty bowl of soup on a crisp autumn day, and this week's recipe for Creamy Chicken, Corn and Wild Rice Soup simmers up all day in your slow cooker.
By Karin Calloway

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's photo as the original Batmbile for the 1960s' Batman series, and do you know the make and year of this week's car?
By Glynn Moore

Los Angeles Auto Show debuts new models

New to the auto show in 2015 are a sports car and sedan from Fiat and updated versions of the Lincoln MKX and Buick LaCrosse.

Auto Recalls

Ford, Tesla and Hyundai have asked customers to return certain cars to their dealers to have safety glitches addressed.

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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