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Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Faith digest

Immaculate Conception Catholic School is registering students with disabilities for its new full-inclusive special education program, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year.

A Joyful Noise

The Milliken University Choir will perform at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at St. John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene St.

Cornel West to speak at interfaith event

One of the country's most outspoken social activists, Cornel West, will speak at the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta's 8th annual Interfaith Service of Celebration.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Mullis: Gardeners faced challenges in 2014

Today is my recap of the 2014 gardening year. Very shortly after the year began, on Jan. 7, we dropped down to 12 degrees Fahrenheit, thanks to a polar vortex. 
By Sid Mullis

Auto recalls

Volkswagen, Chrysler and Honda have had models recalled to address safety issues.

2015 Passat diesel returns great mileage

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat with turbodiesel is a competent five-passenger sedan with a huge trunk and fuel tank to provide hours of travel.
By Ann M. Job

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1968 Plymouth Road Runner, the one driven by NASCAR legend Richard Petty, and do you know the make, model and approximate year of this week's automobile?
By Glynn Moore

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Dine & Dish: Whole Foods has whole lot of treats

Walking in Augusta's new Whole Foods for the first time was almost like Christmas or the first day of vacation. So many pretty fruits and vegetables! A salt bar, freshly ground nut butters, ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Roasted Mushroom Spread is easy dish for party

Whether you celebrate New Year's Eve with a formal sit-down dinner or a casual appetizer buffet, this week's Roasted Mushroom Spread is a great addition.
By Karin Calloway

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Top travel destinations for 2015

NEW YORK - See Cuba before it changes. Check out the Expo in Milan.
By Beth J. Harpaz

After 50 years, big changes coming to Cuba tourism

HAVANA - U.S. tourists are roaming the streets of Old Havana, listening to lectures on Art Deco architecture and meeting with jazz musicians.
By Ben Fox

Vail welcomes options for skiers

SALT LAKE CITY - Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state's 15 resorts.
By Brady McCombs

Avoid crowds, costs on ski getaways

DENVER — Big-name ski resorts might give you bragging rights when you go back to the office, but lesser-known mountains offer their own perks.

Frugal skiers flock to Maine for $20 tickets and 25-cent coffee

JAY, Maine - In the town of Jay, skiing Spruce Mountain is about as different from skiing at a big-name resort as you can get.
By Glenn Adams

Skiing can be cheaper than you think when hunting for deals

DENVER - In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have ...

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

New church facility now diocese's largest

The stained glass windows were not made to fit the new St. Teresa of Avila sanctuary. The sanctuary was made to fit the windows - and the altars and the Stations of the Cross.
By Lisa Kaylor

Babe in the manger reminds us to protect

Nice things do not make Christmastime wonderful - the birth of the Son of God makes it so.
By the Rev. Jefferson Otwell

Church adopts families, ponders new ministry

Members of Revivify Church, which has been meeting at Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center for the past four years, adopted 14 families for Christmas. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Tabernacle to expand to Evans

Beginning Jan. 4, Tabernacle Baptist Church will launch a weekly service at a second location at Evans High School, in addition to the three already held every Sunday morning on Laney-Walker ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1957 Ford Fairlane, and do you know the make, model and approximate age of this week's vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

What Is It?

Did you identify last week's 1957 Lincoln Premiere, and do you know the make, model and historical significance of this week's vehicle?
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

Richmond County property transfers for Dec. 3-16.
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Allen has hometown swearing-in

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on Thursday for a ceremonial swearing-in, a platform he used to update his top priorities for his first term in Congress.
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