Videos: Kirby's Augusta

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Kirby: Efforts aims to get rid of $100 bill

Search for graduate's gift leads to unknown facts about $100 bill.
By Bill Kirby

Monday, June 20, 2016

Kirby: Interstate pedestrian might still be stuck

There in the I-20 median was a pedestrian. Younger than me, heavy-set. And he was dragging one of those ice chests on wheels.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Kirby: Son's daily reminders part of this father's job

Sometime this morning my son will wake up and check his phone. He will see, as he does each day, a text message from me sharing two things: a Bible verse and something he did on this date in the past.
By Bill Kirby

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Kirby: Readers get jump on summer

Area residents are taking vacation and retirement seriously, if you believe the postcards they send back.
By Bill Kirby

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Trenton prepares for Saturday's Ridge Peach Festival

Trenton, S.C., gets ready to throw out the first peach for this weekend's annual festival.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Kirby: Our states have many questions

Where is weed legal? How to become a stripper? What is adultery? These are questions on Georgia's mind, according to a report on Google searches.
By Bill Kirby

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Kirby: These days, a broken A/C is reason to lose our cool

I grew up in houses that had no A/C until maybe the mid-1980s, but now I don't want to think about getting by without it ... and that goes double for someone else at my house.
By Bill Kirby

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Be sure to send us a card from your vacation

We need to get a postcard from you, so, quick, go visit all 50 states.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Kirby: Spelling of local places can vary

Augusta has a long tradition of misspelling some of our most common words - the names of our local places.
By Bill Kirby

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Kirby: Campaign signs can be reused

Let’s have a contest. Who will be the last candidate to clean up his or her “Vote-For-Me” campaign signs? Come on, do the right thing. Pick them up. 
By Bill Kirby

Monday, May 30, 2016

Kirby: Memorial Day once had date set in stone

Young people don't believe me when I tell them we didn't always celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Kirby: Augusta's WWI tribute didn't come easy

On this holiday weekend when we remember fallen heroes, we also should reflect on how we honor them. Sometimes it's powerful, sometimes personal, sometimes simple. And sometimes, it just gets ...
By Bill Kirby

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Kirby: Remember to send us a postcard this summer

Our annual Summer Vacation Postcard Contest kicks off this Memorial Day weekend with the usual goal - obtaining a postcard from each of the 50 states, as well as Washington, D.C.
By Bill Kirby

Monday, May 23, 2016

Kirby: Government in need of some good plumbers

I always tell people to choose a candidate the way they would chose a plumber.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Readers help create an inspired speech

In the long run we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends. - Eleanor Roosevelt It always seems to happen this way. Your family and your friends all have kids of the same ...
By Bill Kirby

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Kirby: Georgians hold odd collection of world records

Georgia Magazine, the always interesting publication of the GEMC (Georgia Electrical Membership Corp.), took time this month to point out many of the state's Guinness World Record holders
By Bill Kirby

Monday, May 16, 2016

Kirby: Travel doesn't appeal like it used to

I have been traveling the past few days. I used to do this a lot. Now I find I don't like it as much as I once did.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Kirby: Restroom mysteries may never be solved

Perhaps the U.S. Jus­tice Depart­ment can get to the bottom of an even more perplexing question: Why do women often go to public restrooms in pairs?
By Bill Kirby

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Kirby: Reader impressed with unisex bathrooms

My recent comments on public restrooms brought his response from Jim Duncan. "Your suggestion for unisex bathrooms is something I have suggested for a long time … frees up space and is more ...
By Bill Kirby

Monday, May 9, 2016

Kirby: Sometimes, there's a wrong time to stand up

The preacher said he would like to recognize any "expectant mothers." Then something funny happened.
By Bill Kirby
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