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Saturday, June 28, 2014

King of Pop bigger than ever

LOS ANGELES - It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
By Anthony McCartney

Friday, June 27, 2014

Brothers reunite between mission trips

One brother, Corbin, 21, just returned from a two-year missionary trip to Brazil. The other brother, Chase, 19, is leaving next week for a two-year missionary trip to Argentina.
By Lisa Kaylor

Self-examination makes us more helpful to others

What do you do when you have a strong difference of opinion with someone else? Do you just try to power your way over the other person?
By Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

What Is It?

Did you identify last week's 1932 Ford, and do you know the year, make and model of this week's pickup? You have two weeks to identify it.
By Glynn Moore

Vehicles recalled for exploding air bags

The defective air bags were made by Tokyo-based Takata, a major manufacturer of automotive components.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mullis: Spittlebugs can damage lawns

An insect many of us who have centipede and St. Augustine lawns have to deal with every summer is the spittlebug. These are the black bugs with the orange stripes.
By Sid Mullis

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Karin: Chicken dish is perfect for parties

Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Bourbon Mushroom Sauce is perfect company fare because you can do most of the preparation in advance.
By Karin Calloway

Potato salad has a patriotic side

Thanks to red and purple potatoes, roasted red peppers, cubes of white goat cheese, and several cups of blueberries, the American flag is well represented for dish.
By Alison Ladman

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Sometimes it takes an army of muses to craft a special song

NEW YORK - How many people does it take to write a hit song? If you're Pharrell, one. If you're Pitbull or Jason Derulo, probably eight - or more.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Museum looks at civil rights struggles

ATLANTA - A new museum about the history of civil rights opens Monday in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based.
By Kate Brumback

Long-distance caregiving requires planning

Just a generation ago, aging family members typically had at least one relative living nearby. These days, many are being cared for by baby boomer children who live far away.
By Melissa Rayworth

Friendship was forged in heat of 1964

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. - Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.
By Allen G. Breed and Sharon Cohen

Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The last of the baby boomers turn 50 this year, and if they want to cry into their beer about getting older, at least they can now buy it at a discount.

Child care interrupts retirement

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico - I was amazed one recent afternoon when I called out to my little granddaughter Elizabeth in another room and she answered, "Mande.
By Dave Tomlin

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Choosing to plant in curbside spaces can be a challenge

Making a yard and a community more beautiful begins at the curb. But that narrow space between sidewalk and street - sometimes called a boulevard, median, hellstrip, parkway, verge or tree belt - ...
By Dean Fosdick

Rainfall brings millipede invasion

You might be having a millipede problem inside and around your house the past few weeks because of the above average rainfall.
By Sid Mullis

Park to hold volunteer event

Volunteers will gather at Pendleton King Park's Lake Elizabeth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to finish developing a wetland.

Auto recalls

General Motors recalls 3.2 million vehicles for ignition switch woes, plus a half-million Camaros for another ignition problem

Car Trek: What Is It?

Did you recognize the 1977 Pontiac Firebird Formula in last week's photo, and do you know the year and make of the popular car shown this week?
By Glynn Moore

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1972 Plymouth Fury Gran, and do you know the make and model of this week's vehicle?
By Glynn Moore

Kia, BMW recall vehicles

Kia has recalled its Soul and BMW its best-selling 3 Series to repair safety problems.

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.

Chrysler, Saab and Harley-Davidson issue recalls

Chrysler says it is recalling 651,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S.

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for June 12-18. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 

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