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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Paella is mighty meal for Dad

Just because guys tend to like to grill doesn't mean every Father's Day meal has to be a culinary cliche.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Karin Calloway: Kheer is sweet treat

Rice pudding is a classic American dessert, but we're not the only culture that takes it in a sweet direction. Indian rice pudding, called Kheer, is one of my favorite versions.
By Karin Calloway

Friday, June 5, 2015

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for May 11-20. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Vacation Bible school starting across area

When children step through the doors of the River Room at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, they'll find themselves in Nazareth during the time when Jesus was a boy.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Casting Crowns in Aiken

Casting Crowns will perform June 11 at Millbrook Baptist Church

St. John's Thurmond Lake services to begin Sunday

St. John United Methodist Church has announced the schedule for its weekly services at Thurmond Lake.

Vacation Bible Schools

Here is a list of some Vacation Bible Schools taking place throughout the area this summer.

Westminster Presbyterian to get new pastor

On June 28, Westminster Presbyterian Church in Martinez will install the Rev. Mark Scholten as its pastor.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, June 4, 2015

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1936 Wolesley in last week's photo, and do you know the year and make of this week's old American car?
By Glynn Moore

In Pakistan, collecting classic cars popular, pricey

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan — Wealthy residents of the strife-torn nation keep their minds on ancient Fords, Lincolns and Jaguars instead of the headlines.
By Asif Shahzad

Phone-upgrade options shifting away from contracts

Upgrading your phone is no longer as simple as paying $100 or $200 and extending your service contract by two years.
By Anick Jesdanun

Help plants grow and stay healthy by staking them

Upright plants, bathed in air, are less apt to get fungal diseases, and those bearing fruits – tomatoes, for example – are less likely to have their fruits attacked by slugs and turtles. And of ...
By Lee Reich

Society will show off love for daylilies

Anyone who has struggled with rose bushes know that the best flowers are low maintenance, and perhaps the very best flower is the daylily.
By Sandy Hodson

You can help pollinators one flowerpot at a time

Even a little effort - a potted plant, say, on an apartment balcony - can mean a lot when trying to help restore declining pollinator populations like bees, bats, and butterflies.
By Dean Fosdick

Mullis: Snakes aren't all bad once you get to know them

During the spring and summer, our University of Georgia Extension office gets calls and e-mails about snakes. I even had the privilege of seeing a big black one crawl under my driveway a couple of ...
By Sid Mullis

Imagine Dragons embarks on second arena tour

Grammy winners Imagine Dragons will launch their second headlining arena tour this week, but they remember the days when they opened up for anyone - including a mime.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Shopgirl: Pinterest adding a buy button

This could get us all into a lot of trouble - Pinterest just announced it'll be releasing an in-app "Buy" button.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Pop Rocks: 'Bull Mountain' is first novel worth keeping on bookshelf

Augusta-bred writer Brian Panowich's debut novel "Bull Mountain" is that rare piece of work that manages to entertain without sacrificing its elevated tone and tread on familiar tropes while ...
By Steven Uhles

Karin Calloway: Reuben sandwich variation

Reuben sandwiches are a restaurant favorite, and they also make a nice change of pace - but the fact that they're served griddled and hot takes them out of the "packable lunch" category.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Queen's party is England's cup of tea

LONDON - It was a stirring moment last week when the military band struck up God Save the Queen and Queen Elizabeth II appeared on the garden steps of Buckingham Palace next to her husband, Prince ...
By Gregory Katz

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1960 Chevrolet Corvair in last week's photo, and do you know the make, model and approximate year of the car in this week's teaser photo?
By Glynnh 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 June 5-16. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 
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