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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Institute is dedicated to Senate's dealmaker

BOSTON — President Obama summoned today’s quarrelsome political leaders to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise on Monday.
By Bob Salsberg

Park service needs younger visitors for aging facilities

WASHINGTON - After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country's most beautiful and historic places, but it suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance ...
By Brett Zongker

Last-minute Easter touches can be easy to put together

If you are planning an Easter celebration today but are short on decorations, there are a few easy items you can put together yourself.
By Jennifer Forker

Friday, April 3, 2015

Christians take faith on road for annual Cross Walk

Abby Coltrane made the trek with her 6-month-old daughter, Evelyn, strapped to her belly, while her son, Oliver, followed along. “Easter is not just Sunday morning, with the Easter lilies and ...
By Lisa Kaylor

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 110-year-old Rolls-Royce and recall Rose Royce's song "Car Wash," and do you know the make, model and year of the car in this week's photo?
By Glynn Moore

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Mullis: Maintenance important when growing wisteria

I can't think of anything blooming in the spring that is prettier with its beautiful, large, pendulous flower clusters hanging from the trees.
By Sid Mullis

The Major Rager isn't some wild beer party

This coming Thursday, April 9, the second annual Major Rager will take place on the Augusta Common featuring Gov't Mule, Lettuce, Phillip Lee Jr. and more.
By Gracie Shepherd

Experience Augusta

Get to know 1 city in 4 ways - its golf tradition, history, museums and connection to pop culture through James Brown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Tracey McManus

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Calloway: Mediterranean Tuna Salad gives flavor a change of pace

When you tire of traditional tuna salad, give this week's Mediterranean Tuna Salad a try. The combination of textures and flavors are a great change of pace.
By Karin Calloway

Monday, March 30, 2015

High nursing home bills squeeze insurers

Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the cost of caring for the elderly. Buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, there’s a new problem: Even insurers think it’s ...
By Matthew Craft

Friday, March 27, 2015

Faith digest

First Baptist Church of Augusta is offering free computer classes in April.

Way of the Cross journey set for Friday

Christians from around the area will gather at Burns Memorial United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Friday to commemorate the walk Jesus took more than 2,000 years ago.
By Lisa Kaylor

Area church preparing for Love Week during Easter

Easter will be sweeter for some next week, thanks to the congregation of Stevens Creek Church. Each day throughout Holy Week, members of the church express gratitude for what God has done in their ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

What Is It? It's a 1958 Buick Limited, built of Detroit labor and chrome

Did you recognize the 1958 Buick Limited from our wordy description of it a few weeks ago, and do you know the old, gold car shown in this week's photo?
By Glynn Moore

Mullis: Names, terms can cause herbicide confusion

If you are not opposed to using herbicides, there is a pretty large selection from which to choose. In fact, so many are on the shelves at the garden center that many people get confused.
By Sid Mullis

A new writers' conference in Augusta

The Writers Weekend at Summerville, now in its third year, will be held April 17-18 on the GRU campus. 
By Karin Gillespie

Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's a great addition to Augusta

Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina opened at 2821 Washington Road to rave reviews and great crowds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Calloway: Lamb chops with mushroom sauce a flavorful dinner

This week's Lamb Chops with Mushroom Wine Sauce combines pan-seared lamb with a flavorful sauce - and it only requires you to scrub one skillet after dinner's over.
By Karin Calloway

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Monopoly board of today would be different

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Monopoly is celebrating 80 years of capitalist cunning and dinner-table deals. The board game based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City was "born" on March 19, 1935, ...
By Wayne Parry

Friday, March 20, 2015

Paine panel discussion on religion draws praise

Students sat alongside Interfaith Fellowship of Augusta members and others in four circles at Paine College Wednesday to discuss religion on college campuses.
By Lisa Kaylor

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1952 Chevrolet, and do you know the year and make of the car in this week's photo?
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.
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