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Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Shopgirl: Check out the new Super Awesome Story Time

Kenneth Benson, whom you might know from his storytimes at the downtown library, has moved to The Book Tavern on Broad Street.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Calloway: Quinoa salad highlights summer veggies

I've been on a quinoa kick lately, and this week I'm tossing it in a delicious pack-and-go salad that highlights summer's fresh sweet corn and farm-stand tomatoes.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

7 solutions for too many remotes

Remote controls, designed to make life easier and more convenient, have become so numerous in many homes that keeping track of them is a challenge all its own.

Unexpected tastes can add flavor to cooking

Salt and acid. Americans want more of those flavors in their food, and Alex Guar­naschelli is ready to deliver.

Protect yourself against identity theft

Here are five ways you can avoid becoming a victim of identity theft - even if your data has been compromised.

Yamma Brown pens book about father

In "Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me," Dr. Yamma Brown "shares an intimate, heartbreaking, and hopeful story."

Older travelers worry selfies are distracting

NEW YORK - Jacquie Whitt's trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories. It was, said Whitt, a ...
By Beth J. Harpaz

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Rescue gives 28 dogs shot at adoption

One by one, 28 dogs were tagged with a number Saturday and loaded into cages in two vans taking them to Florida for a chance at a forever home.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Faith Digest: Blessing of the backpacks; Enopion auditions

The Church of the Holy Comforter will hold a Blessing of the Backpacks on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Local gospel group humbled by award

The Augusta-based gospel group Joyceland McCaster and Victorious Soul was named Urban Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year at the Rhythm of Gospel Awards.
By Lisa Kaylor

Station offers a local gospel sound

The desire to support independent artists is one of the things the staff at WNRR - which took to the airwaves May 2 - believes sets it apart from other area gospel stations.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 31, 2014

GM recalls 800,000 vehicles

General Motors has recalled hundreds of thousands of vehicles for numerous safety issues, but not ignition switches.

Armyworms spotted in Augusta

I was warned by a gentleman who works for a turf company that armyworms had been spotted in the Augusta area. It was also confirmed by a few landscapers.
By Sid Mullis

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado, and do you know the year and make of this week's vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Shopgirl: Amazon's 3D printing is amazing

Amazon, the retailer who tries to give us everything, has recently opened its 3D Printing Store to provide for any and all of our needs.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tips on researching doctors

A referral from another physician or family and friends is a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.

Compare quality of doctors

Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? 
By Lauran Neergaard and Jennifer Agiesta

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Go beyond a slice of watermelon

One really can eat only so much straight up watermelon. So I thought I'd share a few of my favorite alternative uses for watermelon. This isn't rocket science, but it is delicious.

Recipes keep tomatoes tasty

Summer tends to bring an abundance of tomatoes, and after a while we find ourselves hankering for something with a little more oomph. And a salad just isn't cutting it.
By Alison Ladman

Monday, July 28, 2014

Switch up hummus for Baba Ganoush

If you're perusing the farmer's market and come across some beautiful, purple eggplant - or if you've got a bumper crop of it in your garden - you'll want to whip up some of this week's Baba Ganoush.
By Karin Calloway

What is it?

Can you tell us what this vehicle is, and in what form you might first have encountered it?
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 July 31-Aug. 6. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

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