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Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

An inside look at Georgia Governor's Mansion

A new book is the ultimate open house, offering readers a spider-in-the-corner perspective on the private lives of eight Georgia governors who resided at 391 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead, the ...
By Karin Gillespie

Spielberg discusses movies, new film's look at Cold War

NEW YORK - The nearly three-year wait since Steven Spielberg's last movie (2012's Lincoln) comes to an end this October with the spy thriller Bridge of Spies. Good news for moviegoers: There won't ...
By Jake Coyle

Fall Movie Preview: Abrams on keeping 'Star Wars' grounded

NEW YORK - That moment was the case for J.J. Abrams, who stepped into George Lucas' space opera with the monumental task of meeting the Death Star-sized expectations that await Star Wars: The ...
By Jake Coyle

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Rosh Hashana events in Augusta

Rosh Hashana, the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, begins at sundown Sunday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 17-24. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Ashley Smith film to open Sept. 17

"Captive, based on the experiences of North Augusta resident Ashley Smith Robinson, opens Sept. 17.

Theology on Tap speakers set

Theology on Tap is being held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Indian Queen, 2502 Wrightsboro Road.

Baptist churches merge

Crawford Avenue Baptist Church was in decline. Berea Baptist Church had more members than its building could hold. So the two merged and will join Sunday in their first combined service in Harrisburg.
By Lisa Kaylor

Churches find it difficult to keep up with Latino Catholic population

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The St. John Paul II Pastoral Center, in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, was built in a hurry, to serve the many Latinos who labor at the poultry processing plants that form the ...
By Rachel Zoll

Fly your flag of joy

"Joy is the flag which is flown from the castle of the heart when the King is in residence." Don't you love this heartwarming saying?
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

Get the most out of flower bulbs planted in fall

Flower bulbs delivered by growers are nearly always disease-free, thanks to rigorous industry-imposed inspections at home and abroad.
By Dean Fosdick

Use practice of 'gibbing' so camellias bloom early

If you have one or more camellias in your yard and like to experiment with the blooms, try "gibbing" them.
By Sid Mullis

Toyota revamps Prius hybrid amid low gas prices

Toyota stressed fun, not fuel economy, as it introduced a sleeker Prius hybrid in Las Vegas. Sales have slowed as prices at the pump have fallen.
By Kimberly Pierceall and Tom Krisher

What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1961 Buick Special in last week's photo, and do you know the make and model of the 1969 car in this week's tease shot?
By Glynn Moore

New cars for 2016 include supercars, workhorses

DETROIT - The 2016 model year has plenty of workhorses, including new versions of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Titan pickups, Chevrolet Malibu and Kia Optima sedans and Honda Civic small car.
By Tom Krisher And Dee-ann Durbin

Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking as more data collected

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs.
By Brandon Bailey

Shopgirl: Apple releasing iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, 'smart' pencil

Hard to believe that it was a year ago that Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but it's that time of year again and we now have the iPhone 6s and even a "smart" pencil.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

More precise medical codes aim to track quality of care

WASHINGTON - If things are a bit tense in your doctor's office come Oct. 1, some behind-the-scenes red tape could be to blame.
By Lauran Neergaard

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Calloway: Almond torte provides base for many desserts

Over the years I've shared a few of my friend Julianne Hartman's recipes, and this week is one of my favorites.
By Karin Calloway

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015

Doctors save man's burned hand by tucking it into belly

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand. "They're gonna put your hand inside your stomach, ...
By Marilynn Marchione

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1940 Chevrolet, and do you know the make, model and year of this red car parked beside red flowers?
By Glynn Moore

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Sept. 1-8. 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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