Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

...cookies are a cross between a macaroon and a sugar cookie and they come together in no time. Whether you celebrate New Year's Eve with a formal sit-down dinner or a casual appetizer buffet, this week's Roasted Mushroom Spread is a great addition. ...

Samsung ditches plastic in new phones

...working with sports clothing maker Un der Armour to offer features for those with active lifestyles.The announcements came on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain.Samsung Electronics Co. said its new design took...

Daughter pushes for mother's clemency on eve of execution for murder

The daughter of the lone woman on Georgia's death row is asking the parole board to grant her mother life in prison instead of death for plotting to have her father killed.

Alex Rodriguez left out something in his apology - the truth

Alex Rodriguez finally said he was sorry, though his handwritten apology on the eve of his return to the New York Yankees seemed to fall flat.Not really surprising, but give A-Rod some credit for trying. Doesn't...

Vacation postcards wind down

Listen, the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves. We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! -- Humbert Wolfe Summer vacation is ending with a rush of postcards. For example, I asked for a greeting from Delaware and...

Bill Kirby
Hotel fire still burns in local memory 50 years later

...15-story building on bed sheets. Mr. Muns, now 59, recalls the reluctant accounts that his father, Robert, and uncle, Eves, gave of the blaze, which occurred when the two Augusta plumbers - now deceased - were in Atlanta overnight on business. They...

Businesses juggle holiday schedules to keep running

...holidays sometimes suffer tussles over the eves - Christmas and New Year's. "It really...relatives have to work late on New Year's Eve to meet holiday appetites. Still, Gold's...which start at sundown, or even Christmas Eve. "We would shut down the line" rather...

Mary Evelyn Morris (HOLLY, N.J.)

...9:30-11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, N.J. or to the Alzheimer's Association, 100 N. 17th St., 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, Pa...

A Joyful Noise: Christmas Eve concert at St. John United Methodist

WHAT: Concerts with a Cause: Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and CarolsWHEN: 10:30 p.m. Wednesday...DETAILS: The St. John choirs and orchestra will present a Christmas Eve concert as part of its Concerts With a Cause series, which presents...

Christmas Eve rain soaked area roads, but Christmas expected to be dry

If Wednesday seemed particularly wet and dreary, you would be right. The day broke the record for the wettest Christmas Eve that Augusta has ever had.Before 3 p.m., the area had already broken the existing Dec. 24 record of 2.02 inches, recorded...