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Friday, Aug 29, 2014

A Joyful Noise: Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins will perform in Evans

Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins brings his Rockshow Comedy Tour to West Acres Baptist Church on Sept. 19.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Summer veggies were just the first round

You've got to plan what vegetables to grow for the cool and rainy days ahead that sap the vitality from tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other summer vegetables.
By Lee Reich

Shopgirl: Hyperlapse more helpful than you think

The newest member of the Instagram family has some pretty interesting features.
By Gracie Shepherd

What is it?

Can you tell us what this vehicle is, and in what form you might first have encountered it?
By Glynn Moore

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Readers identify old car as Dodge Brothers Touring

When a reader sent in a photo of his grandmother behind the wheel of a mystery car in 1920, readers sent in their guesses. The consensus was a Dodge Brothers Touring.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Chopping steak tips keeps beef from being overworked

Chopped steak tips in the food processor will give burgers a big beefy, tender steaklike texture.

Karin: Homemade bread is perfect addition to meal

Rosemary Focaccia is a wonderful addition to any meal, and it's much easier to prepare than most homemade breads with the help of your food processor.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

There are options to consider when phone contracts end

MALVERN, Iowa - As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company's various promotions and discounts.
By Anick Jesdanun

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Brown's musicians say they should have been involved in movie

Musicians who worked with James Brown generally like the biopic "Get On Up" but say they should've been consulted on its making.
By Timothy Cox

Robinson says he can't stop writing

LOS ANGELES - After five decades in show business, the man who shaped Motown with instantly recognizable hits including My Girl and Tears of a Clown says he can't stop writing.
By Ryan Pearson

Singer re-emerges twice as busy with new album, cooking show

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Once intent on scaling back her career to focus on family, country singer Trisha Yearwood now finds herself with two careers - platinum-selling musician with a new album on the ...
By Chris Talbott

Some wary parents opt for a baby blackout on Internet

NEW YORK - Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother, "a little ...
By Barbara Ortutay

5 trends for fashionable fingertips

NEW YORK - Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it's all about nails.
By Leanne Italie

'Lucky' editor shares this fall's wardrobe essentials

NEW YORK - It feels like summer outside, but many stores are showing styles for cooler weather. Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look "clean and fresh for fall," according to ...
By Beth J. Harpaz

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

New convent to open in North Augusta in 2015

Three years after purchasing 28 acres in North Augusta, the ground has been broken for a new convent for the sisters of the Order of Saint Helena. It will feature a 21,500-square-foot main ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Evans native helps Syrian refugees

Andrew Amerson’s greatest passion is helping people in developing countries who are facing hardships beyond their control.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Can you identify this old car?

This 1920 photo shows a reader's grandmother, but he doesn't know the kind of car she was driving. if you do, let us know.

What Is It?

Can you tell us the year and make of this vintage vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Auto recalls

Ford, Jaguar Land Rover recall automobiles, and the federal government has a site for drivers to check whether their vehicles have been recalled.

What Is It?

Did you identify last week's car as the Ford GT, and do you know the model and year of this week's vehicle from seeing its rear fender?
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 Aug. 13-29. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 

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