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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Sid Mullis: Get rid of armadillos by trapping them

More and more people have asked me what to do about armadillos digging in lawns and plant beds. Obviously, armadillos are getting more numerous in the Augusta area.
By Sid Mullis

St. Charles, Mo.: Where Lewis and Clark began their journey

Missouri's largest historic district along St. Charles' Main Street opens the door to a frontier past.
By David Lancaster

Honda plans tiny SUV; Jaguar tops its F-Type

GMC, Honda, Hyundai and Jaguar are planning new vehicles to hold their market share for 2015.
By Tom Krisher And Dee-ann Durbin

Autos: Toyota, Audi, affected by recalls

Drivers can log on to to see whether their vehicles have been recalled for having unsafe air bags from the Takata company -- and for any other recall.

Shopgirl: Taco Bell adds app

Wow, Taco Bell has taken fast food to a new level of … convenience? Laziness? You decide.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Karin: Cookie dough can be frozen a month

Cheddar Pecan Shortbread cookies can be taken from freezer and dough and quickly baked.
By Karin Calloway

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Augusta's Liberia tie dates back to 1836

Richmond County's ties to West Africa date back to the 1830s, when plantation owner Richard Tubman wrote in his will that his slaves were to be offered freedom.
By Doug Stutsman

Bridge Ministry event moves to arena

Bridge Ministry's annual Thanksgiving service will move to the James Brown Arena this year, thanks to staff at the arena.
By Lisa Kaylor

Quoth the Raven: Nevermore celebrate Halloween without spooky Poe décor

Edgar Allan Poe and Halloween are enmeshed like cobwebs on a lamppost. Retailers have plenty to offer for scary decorations or a Poe-inspired party:
By Kim Cook

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Faith digest

The monthly Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast will be held Tuesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3045 Deans Bridge Road.

A Joyful Noise: United Aiken Christian Music Festival

Aiken acts Red Letter Echo, Lame the Band and Centerpoint Worship will perform a concert that will be emceed by Eric “Bogie” DeBeaugrine.
By Lisa Kaylor

Put down the smartphone and make a real connection

Zaxby's, Friday night. My wife, myself and my four kids are enjoying chicken together. As we are eating, I notice something: We are the only ones talking to one another. Fourteen out of 17 people ...
By the Rev. Jeff Miller

Pagan Pride Day set for Nov. 1

Paganism gets a lot of negative attention around Halloween, but local groups will invite the community to see what it's really about on Nov. 1.
By Lisa Kaylor

3 faith traditions share chants

Standing on the bimah at the Congregation Children of Israel, Mark Gottlieb chanted a Hebrew blessing that is often recited before and after the Torah is read at a typical Jewish service.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1963 Ford Galaxie in last week's photo, and do you know the make, model and year of this week's vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Autos recalled by Chrysler, Toyota

Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge models and a number of Lexus and Toyota models have been recalled to repair safety problems.

New models for 2015

Chrysler's midsize 200 sedan and Ford's best-selling F-150 pickup have been totally revamped for 2015.
By Tom Krisher And Dee-ann Durbin

Gardening classes coming soon

Gardening classes will be held Nov. 14 and 15 in Augusta. Sponsored by the Augusta Council of Garden Clubs and the Azalea District, Course II of the Gardening Study School is open to everyone. ...

Fashion world mourns de la Renta

NEW YORK - Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.
By Leanne Italie

Sales of lip balms are sealed with a kiss

NEW YORK - Artisanal or oozing with luxury, lip balms are having a moment.
By Leanne Italie

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1967 Chevrolet Camaro in last week's photo, and do you know the year, make and approximate model of this week's car?
By Glynn Moore

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Oct. 3-10. 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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