Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shopgirl: Uber is in Augusta to stay

What began as an experiment during Masters Week is here to stay - Uber. a taxi/rideshare/private car service, has come to Augusta.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Shopgirl: Escape Outdoors moving downtown

Escape Outdoors announced earlier this week that it will be moving its Augusta location to downtown, from Verandah Drive near Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway to the 1200 block of Broad Street near ...
By By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Shopgirl: HBO Now cuts the cable for viewers

We're one step closer to putting cable television companies out of business, thanks to HBO's new HBO Now product. HBO Now is like HBO Go, without requiring the subscriber to have a traditional ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Major Rager isn't some wild beer party

This coming Thursday, April 9, the second annual Major Rager will take place on the Augusta Common featuring Gov't Mule, Lettuce, Phillip Lee Jr. and more.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's a great addition to Augusta

Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina opened at 2821 Washington Road to rave reviews and great crowds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Nissan Murano sets itself apart

Nissan's stylish 2015 Murano mid-size, sport utility vehicle is getting lots of second and even third looks as consumers seek the next big thing in SUVs.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Shopgirl: Android smartwatch is more appealing

Everyone is abuzz about Apple's newly unveiled Apple Watch, yet another way to make sure we never have to completely unplug from our devices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Toyota Sienna adds features

Toyota's Sienna, the best-selling family van in the country this year, has refreshed styling, stiffened vehicle structure, more safety equipment and new features for 2015.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, March 5, 2015

SUVs shrink to fit European market

In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle. Automakers are piling into the segment as one of the best hopes for growth in a still-weak European market.
By David McHugh

Cucina 503 is a great addition to Augusta's food scene

Cucina 503, the latest foodchild of local chef Edward Mendoza, opened recently, and you have to get over there.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

People with new smartwatches can leave phones behind

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Strap on the Samsung Gear S or the Sony SmartWatch 3 if you want to take a jog on the beach or head out for a bike ride without your phone clunking along.
By Anick Jesdanun

Shopgirl: App helps you improve hydration

Proper hydration is the most important thing we can do to improve our skin and stay healthy, but like any other habit it can be difficult to keep at it. Enter iDrated, an app that reminds you to ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Shopgirl: Facebook creates 'legacy contact'

This may be a bit morbid, but important nonetheless: Facebook has announced a new feature it's calling "legacy contacts," where you can designate one of your Facebook friends to be the contact in ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Shopgirl: Lean in to the Lean Closet Movement

This time of year, I find myself wearing a lot of black, neutrals and just old favorites in general. It's gotten me thinking about why I hang on to so many pieces of clothing that I wear rarely.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Shopgirl: Twitter adds some helpful new features

Occasionally Twitter gets a new feature or two that is (while not particularly inventive) something that might come in handy.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Shopgirl: Get TEDx tickets while you can

Next Friday, Jan. 30, an array of interesting and passionate locals will be lecturing on concepts and issues ranging from "hacking the middle class" to "how culture connects to healing and recovery."
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Shopgirl: Lumoid lets you try wearable technology

Just like the iPad was originally, you don't know you need wearables like the Pebble Smartwatch until you try them.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Shopgirl: Liberty London shoe collection has me thinking spring

Liberty London is arguably the most distinctive textile house in the world, in addition to being one of the oldest (founded in 1875). The brand has done a fantastic job of staying current.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Smartphones make separate camera unnecessary

Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore.
By Anick Jesdanun

Offerman carves text emojis into wood

Nick Offerman, the actor who portrays the taciturn and iconic Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation,

Offerman carves text emojis into wood

Nick Offerman, the actor who portrays the taciturn and iconic Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation,

Smartphones make separate camera unnecessary

Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore.
By Anick Jesdanun

Subaru, Ford recall vehicles

Subaru has recalled its cars and SUVs, and Ford Motor Co. has recalled some Fords and Lincoln for safety concerns.

Expectations low for Paine football team

At the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Con­ference Media Day last week, Paine College coach Greg Ruffin expected low projections around the league for his football program.
By Chris Gay
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