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
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

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

Volunteers gather items for Operation Christmas Child

Mary Jordan stacked shoeboxes filled with toys in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Aiken.
By Lisa Kaylor

Startups aim to get millennials saving

NEW YORK — Millennials, it’s time to pick up the phone and start saving. To lure young savers, tech companies are trying to make saving money easy.
By Joseph Pisani

Church says Buy a Tree, Change a Life

Oasis Church members will sell Christmas trees beginning Nov. 23, with proceeds helping children.
By Lisa Kaylor

Articles from the Life section archive

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

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

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia author Kay, more to speak at literary festival

And so it has evolved that six decades after Terry Kay opened that door into the world of journalism in 1959 by sweeping the floor at the Decatur-DeKalb (County) News, he will be bringing his ...
By Don Rhodes

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Genealogy camps will aim to spark interest in STEM

WASHINGTON - Harvard pro­fessor Henry Louis Gates Jr. hopes to trigger a love for science, technology and math among American students by turning them on to searching for their family roots.
By Jesse J. Holland

Looking back

If you have similar photos, please e-mail copies to james.folker@augustachronicle.com. We’ll run them on Mondays. Make sure to tell us a little something about the people in your photos. 

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Broadway sets stage for future audience with BwayZone.com

NEW YORK - Broadway producers have created a new Web site to reach out to a special demographic - one more familiar with twerking than jazz hands. 
By Mark Kennedy,

'Spotlight' film illuminates Boston clergy abuse scandal

BOSTON - It was a scandal that shook the Roman Catholic Church to its core: Hundreds of priests molested children for decades and got away with it because church leaders covered it up.
By Denise Lavoie

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Bridge Ministry gearing up for Thanksgiving celebration

The Bridge Ministry needs at least 800 volunteers to serve meals, usher guests, help with children and serve each guest a warm Thanksgiving dinner.
By Lisa Kaylor

Halloween has message for Christians

Protestant Christians have traditionally taken a dim view of Halloween and many refuse to participate in activities because of its pagan undertones. But maybe we should acknowledge that these ...
By the Rev. Ed Rees

St. Paul's to hold Evensong

The choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church will sing Evensong at 5:30 p.m. on All Saints' Day, Nov. 1.

What Is It?

Do you recognize the car in this week's phto, and do you know its significance?
By Glynn Moore

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Oct. 30-Nov. 5. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

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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