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Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Vineyards turn to crowdsourcing for new wines

Ever taken a sip of wine and thought, "I could do better"? Now's your chance.
By Michelle Lock

Minecraft now publishing sensation

NEW YORK - Like millions of parents, Aaron Sacharow welcomes those moments when his son - 7-year-old Tyler - takes a break from video games and picks up a book instead.
By Hillel Italie

Stylist gets hair in shape at US Open

NEW YORK - Before Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Victoria Azarenka work their artistry on the court, Julien Farel works his artistry on their hair. For eight consecutive U.S.

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

12 tips for a better Disney trip

Now, this is how you do the Magic Kingdom! Our Orlando editor (and mother of two) shares her inside strategy.
By Laura Anders Lee

Be flexible on decor for tweens

Decorating a baby's room is all about what mom and dad want. But decorating a bedroom for a "tween-age" child is more complicated. It's a great place to give growing adolescents some creative freedom.
By Melissa Rayworth

Consider home's style, age when updating exterior

Color and decorative pieces can improve the look of a home outside and in. Add trim boards, columns or porch accessories and you can dress up the facade of a house, improving its value and curb ...
By Melissa Kossler Dutton

Hear (and watch) women roar on new fall TV shows

NEW YORK - The Good Wife, Homeland, Scandal, Nurse Jackie and Girls are just a few current shows that put women front and center. And this fall, even more women are stepping up.
By Frazier Moore

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Faith digest: Motorcycle rally in Hephzibah; Tabernacle Baptist to hold youth conference

Miracle Baptist Church in Hephzibah will hold its third annual motorcycle rally and chili cookoff from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13.

Vineyard Community Church purchases old school property

Two months ago, Vineyard Community Church purchased the building that will become its new home.
By Lisa Kaylor

John Kenney: Grace fills gap in broken relationship

When a relationship gap is created through hurt, betrayal or any kind of brokenness in the relationship - that gap is going to get filled with something.
By The Rev. John Kenney

Gene Norris: God's promises give us hope

Only as we are inner-directed by God's Holy Spirit and not outer-directed by things like traffic laws and the Internal Revenue Service can we freely serve the Lord with all our heart, soul, mind ...

Author to speak about scriptures missing from the Bible

Dr. Joel Hoffman released his third book, "The Bible's Cutting Room Floor," on Tuesday, and will begin his 13-city book tour with a launch party Sunday at Congregation Children of Israel.
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, Sept. 4, 2014

In right places, garlic chives look, taste good

Is it a weed or a garden plant? Garlic chives are among those plants - paulownia tree, Jerusalem artichoke, mint and anise hyssop are others - that can parade under either guise. Garlic chives ...
By Lee Reich

What Is It?

Can you tell us the make and model of this car. And the decade in which it was sold. Think twice, it could be tricky.
By Glynn Moore

Suzukis, Harley-Davidsons recalled

Spider webs in fuel system spark reall in Suzukis Kizashis

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe gains favor

Shoppers are finding out about Hyundai's attractive Santa Fe midsize sport utility vehicle.
By Ann M. Job

'She Blinded Me With Science' star now teaching

Before composing his 1982 synth-pop hit She Blinded Me With Science, Thomas Dolby sketched out the story line for the music video. That's not just rock-and-roll trivia - it's one of the ...
By David Dishneau

New thermal camera for iPhone tells you if you're hot

NEW YORK - Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera ...
By Peter Svensson

10 new TV shows worthy of a first-night look

NEW YORK - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
By Frazier Moore

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1963 Chevrolet Impala last week, and do you know the make and model 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.

Karin Calloway: Celery stars in simple salad

This week’s Pecan and Celery Salad takes this refrigerator staple and takes it from supporting cast to center stage.

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 21-29. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 

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

Top headlines

Students face charges after school brawl

Eight T.W. Josey High School students are facing criminal charges following a fight that broke out in the school's hallways last Thursday.
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