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Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Jewish, Muslim holidays observed

Yom Kippur begins at sundown today and will continue until sundown Saturday. The Muslim holiday Eid Al-Ad'ha, the Festival of the Sacrifice also is celebrated on Saturday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Annual Life Chain will be take place Sunday

On Sunday afternoon, people will gather across the United States and Canada to celebrate life and pray for the end of abortion. People in about 1,550 cities and towns are expected to participate ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Amos Lee concert moved to James Brown Arena

Because of the threat of bad weather Friday night, the five-act bill has been moved indoors.

Plant species tulips for early color

Large, goblet-shaped blooms make a colorful springtime splash grouped in beds and pots. But those hybrids are softies compared to their wild ancestors - species tulips growing in unforgiving sites ...
By Dean Fosdick

Jaguar stolen 46 years ago returned to owner

LOS ANGELES - Forty-six years ago, Manhattan lawyer Ivan Schneider bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love.
By Justin Pritchard

Alfa Romeo returns to U.S. streets

DETROIT — Sales of small crossover SUVs are booming in the U.S., and automakers are responding quickly with new entries in the 2015 model year.
By Tom Krisher And Dee-ann Durbin

Voodoo Experience casts spell

Even if you can't make it to the city's own Voodoo Experience music and arts festival, you can still get your own experience with our quick guide of New Orleans voodoo stops for the adventurous ...
By Shawn Fink

Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show in Georgia

Here are the top 15 Georgia state parks for viewing fall color.

Time for annual changing of the leaves

The best leaf years come along only about once a decade, and this year isn't one of them, a Georgia expert says. But don't worry, he adds, it won't disappoint either. And there are always places ...
By Rob Pavey

Mullis: Stinging caterpillars can cause pain

Stinging caterpillars have seemed to be a hot topic the last couple of years during the months of September and October.
By Sid Mullis

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's Jaguar E-Type, and do you know the make and year of this week's car?
By Glynn Moore

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Karin Calloway: Celery stars in simple salad

This week's Pecan and Celery Salad takes the refrigerator staple from supporting cast to center stage.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Deen cooks up online network in bid for comeback

Paula Deen hopes she's found a new recipe for success with the Paula Deen Net­work - an around-the-clock online cooking network that launched last week. 

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Mobile devices offer new ways to protect privacy

NEW YORK - Apple got a lot of attention last week when it released a new privacy policy along with a declaration that police can't get to your password-protected data.
By Anick Jesdanun

Political figures' new memoirs make waves

NEW YORK - Two prominent women in politics, New Yorker Kirsten Gillibrand, who replaced Hillary Clinton in the U.S.
By Beth J. Harpaz

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Faith digest

The Progressive Religious Coalition's annual film series will begin Oct. 9 with "Meeting David Wilson."

Gospel Warriors mime conference in fourth year

About 200 participants in three age groups - youth, teen and adult - learned the basics of mime, how to apply makeup, choreography, and facial expressions, all for the purpose of praising God.
By Lisa Kaylor

David Crowder will perform in at Millbrook Baptist in Aiken on Oct. 15

Crowder will bring his Neon Steeple Tour to Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken Oct. 15.
By Lisa Kaylor

What does jihad mean to most Muslims?

Jihad is classified in Islam on three levels. The first and highest is the constant jihad of struggling to live a moral and spiritual life.
By Imam Mohammad Jamal Daoudi

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Auto recalls

Toyota Tundra DETROIT - Toyota is recalling about 140,000 Tundra full-size pickups because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags. The recall affects 2014 Crew-Max and Double ...

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1951 Nash-Healey sports car in last week's photograph, and do you know the year, make and model of the car you see this week with the side window rolled down?
By Glynn Moore

Photos give glimpse into Stevens Creek Dam's history

The Stevens Creek Hydroelectric Dam, completed in 1914 off Stevens Creek Road, is a hidden Columbia County landmark of sorts that has quietly produced electricity for 100 consecutive years while the rest of the world has changed around it.

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. 27-28. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

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Morning wreck slows traffic

Expect delays at Peach Orchard Road near Bobby Jones Expressway after a wreck involving an 18-wheeler.
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