National parks draw in record crowds

...increased entrance fees this summer.Other parks are seeing double-digit percentage increases. Park Service stats show Joshua Tree National Park with a nearly 30 percent increase so far in 2015 over the same time last year, going from about 920...

Joshua Tree's desert environment dazzles visitors in Calif.

...TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -- I first heard of the Joshua tree more than a decade ago while buying the U2 album...wildflowers ready to bloom, we headed east to Joshua Tree National Park. Joshua Tree is far more than a vast expanse of sand and sky...

Life & style
Power outages continue

...Roads and Bridges was responding to trees down at: Gibbs Rd & Haddlesay DrOld Petersburg Rd & Stage CoachThe Pass & Joshua Tree DrKeg Creek Dr & Washington RdLaurel Dr & Blue SpringsHardy McManus & Hardy PtBlanchard Rd in northbound lane near parkFury's...

Desert camping offers stark beauty in winter

...beauty in desert campgrounds, from Joshua Tree National Park, 140 miles east...Anza-Borrego, and snow touches down in Joshua Tree. The air remains crisp, the sky...camping can be cold at night.In Joshua Tree National Park, stretching a massive...

Stoves, heaters stolen from 2 vacant Augusta homes

...among other items, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report.Johnny P. Reeves, of the 300 block of Joshua Tree Road, told deputies that his two homes in the 600 block of Bohler Avenue were broken into between Nov. 5 and 11...

Sledge, U2, O'Jays among Hall of Fame inductees

...Hotel in Manhattan. U2, which became one of the planet's most popular bands in the 1980s with their megahit "The Joshua Tree," is still making the charts: Their November release, "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," is the No. 2 album...

U2 gets Grammy sweep, spoils Mariah's historic bid

...comfortable, happy place." It was the second time U2 had won for best album since 1987, when it won for "The Joshua Tree." It was their 20th Grammy and the eighth for the album, which was released in late 2004 and also won three last...

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British vote picks Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe' as top album of all time

...involvement with supermodel Kate Moss and his arrests for alleged drug use. Other albums on the list include U2's "The Joshua Tree" (No. 11), Michael Jackson's "Thriller" (No. 35), the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main Street," (No...

Area announcements

...or registration, contact (706) 513-6333 or zekersdaddy@live.com. Entries can be mailed to Will Brown, 305 Joshua Tree Lane, Martinez, Ga. 30907.The Palmetto Kiwanis Club will hold its fourth annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday...

Sonic Spotlight: Jonathan Aceves

...HANDPICKED CONCERT LINEUP: Nickel Creek, When You Come Back Down; Bela Fleck, Stomping Grounds; Ari Hest, Caught Up in Your Love; Joyn Mayer, selections from Continuum; Coldplay, anything from Parachutes; U2, anything from The Joshua Tree

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