Students design the future of transportation

When Russell McMurry, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, announced the eight winners of the DOT's Centennial Student Art Challenge earlier this month, he must have been looking east.

Older Hondas need air bag repair immediately

The government is urging owners of older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous.
By Tom Krisher

Auto Recalls

DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is adding 13,000 Maseratis to a recall of vehicles with confusing gear shifters like one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin.

Sid Mullis: Time to watch for the trouble with tomatoes

Tomatoes have been coming in recently for early gardeners while others are just starting to harvest them. It is also the time of year when we start seeing different problems with the tomato plants and fruit.
By Sid Mullis

Medicine Today: Research compares community to obesity

In our busy lives, being physically active can be difficult. Because exercise is linked to lower rates of diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise at least five days a week.
By Anant Mandawat

Make yourself brighter with information on new light-bulb terminology, LEDs

Anyone who has stood in confusion in the light-bulb aisle (and that's most of us) knows that technology and the push to save energy are continuing to flip the script on home lighting options.
By Michelle Locke

High blood pressure has not been tied to diet soda

Dear Mayo Clinic: I typically drink three or four cans of diet soda each day, and my doctor told me it might be the cause of my high blood pressure. But I've been drinking this much soda for years and have never had any issues.

New pet pal could be too much

NEW YORK - The middle-age woman had brought a friend with her to the animal shelter for moral support. They sat together on a bench, soft-spoken and red-eyed.
By Laura Grimmer

Shopgirl: Facebook could offer filters similar to Snapchat

There's some info floating around that Facebook Live, the streaming option housed within Facebook that is trying to compete with Periscope and Snapchat, will soon have filters.
By Gracie Shepherd

CBS reporter traveling to 59 parks in year in celebration of centennial

Conor Knighton didn't take the easy route when he proposed a CBS Sunday Morning story on the National Park Service's centennial.
By David Bauder

WWII veterans honored by Trinity on the Hill

Twenty-six World War II veterans were honored Sunday at the annual God and Country Celebration at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church.
By Doug Stutsman

Articles from the Life section archive

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Theme parks get summer upgrades

ORLANDO, Fla. - You're flying alongside Superman, seeing the world as the Man of Steel views it, thanks to virtual reality headsets on a roller coaster at Six Flags New England.
By Terrance Harris

Friday, June 3, 2016

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for May 25-26. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about happily ever after

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about trying to live happily ever after when life offers sadness.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Fix watering habits for healthier lawn

Last Sunday, I got 2.3 inches of rain at my house. I think most places in the Augusta area got about the same. It was raining hard when I left the house a little after 8 a.m. heading to the early ...
By Sid Mullis

What Is It?

Were you one of the few last week who recognized the 2005 Ford Excursion, and do you know the year, make and model of this week's vehicle? We can tell you that it's an American sedan.
By Glynn Moore

Nissan, Ford recalling vehicles

Nissan and Ford have issued safety recalls on some of their vehicles.

Shopgirl: Don't miss local Jewish Film Festival

The final three films of the Jewish Film Festival will be held at the Jabez Hardin Performing Arts Center in the Columbia County Library on June 9, June 14 and June 21.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Sid Mullis: Shade trees suffer for three reasons

Today I am going to discuss three reasons why young shade trees suffer and have problems in the landscape. The three reasons are lawn mower or weed eater damage, volcano mulching and building ...
By Sid Mullis

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Apps can help make traveling a little easier

Several apps have recently been released to make life on the go a little easier for travelers.
By Dustin Turner

Trainer promotes mental, physical health

MIAMI - She's sculpted Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram followers, but Tracy Anderson is tired of talking about how to ...
By Kelli Kennedy

Shopgirl: App helps you focus on task or go to sleep

Noisil is an app that creates ambient noise to help you focus or sleep when the world around you isn't so considerate. You can set a timer to lay out how long the sounds will run, and mix your own ...
By Gracie Shepherd

By the Book: New reads bring the beach to you

If you can't get away to the beach this summer, the beach can come to you, via a few fun-in-the sun reads from bestselling Atlanta authors.
By Karin Gillespie

6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

TEXARKANA, Ark. - Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps - they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way.
By Anick Jesdanun

Music, pig races and more highlight Banjo-B-Que Music Festival

Tickets are still available for the Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival in Evans.
By Michael Holahan

Friday, May 27, 2016

A Joyful Noise: Kirk Franklin to perform at Bell on June 3

Kirk Franklin combines hip-hop, pop, R&B and gospel into his own unique sound that raised him to the top of the Gospel and Christian charts.

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1985 Ford EXP, and do you know the year, make and model of this week's vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Auto recalls

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver's air bag might not inflate in a crash.

Ford Explorer Platinum is total luxury

The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum is as luxurious as an SUV can be.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Winfrey explores megachurch drama on OWN drama 'Greenleaf'

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Oprah Winfrey's latest project as both producer and actress continues her exploration of religion and spirituality.
By Sandy Cohen

What Is It?

Could you identify last week's 1956 Ford Thunderbird by the dashboard and steering wheel, and do you know this week's vehicle? It's a tricky one, but we want you to tell us all about it.
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.
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