Where you live: A Jewish celebration

Lilly Kuschner (left), and Leah Fischer hold groggers, or noise makers, as Rabbi Zalman Fischer reads the story of Purim from a scroll taken from the Book of Esther at the Chabad of Augusta.

Those darn squirrels...

...its stuffing. She writes: "There is a squirrel somewhere near my house that is sleeping rather cozy on these cold days. I live in Belle Meade in Thomson and I have more squirrels here than I did when I lived in the country."I can't have a bird feeder...

Ringling Bros. Circus to give up elephant acts in 3 years

...2010, it created a theatrical motorcycle stunt show called Nuclear Cowboyz. Roughly 30 million people attend Feld's 5,000 live entertainment shows every year.Ringling's popular Canada-based competitor, Cirque du Soleil, features human acts and...

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

...state of the art.Now in addition to getting tailored advice for your skin type from the cosmetics giant, you can video chat live with a Clinique skin care consultant who will give you one-on-one advice on how to best care for your skin. In addition...

More mystery in NC theft of $5 million in gold bars

...a native of the area, remarked: "It's different." "We want to make sure that all the citizens, as well as those who live outside the county, feel safe when they travel that stretch of highway." On Wednesday, authorities released search warrants...

Fishing tournaments

...third partner under the age of 16. Kayak Division: Kayak anglers compete only against other Kayak anglers. Three-fish (live) limit. Entry fee $50. Optional big fish pot fee of $10 for each division. A free Crappie Kids Rodeo (for kids 12 and...

Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...painless. "I'm glad this one is over, and maybe I'll sleep tonight. But it won't be over ... because as long as I live, I've got to keep Judson Ruffin and Nathan Brown in jail." Mr. High's death came more than 25 years after the night when...

Where you live: Crystal Trio in Augusta

The Russian musical group Crystal Trio plays classical works on glass instruments, including the glass harp and verrophone.

Cookin' With Kids event this Saturday

...The awards ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. There are many activities during the day, including children's games, live music, bird dog demonstrations and exhibits. Money raised will help ensure that the programs for Child Enrichment Inc., will...

Former Georgia Sen. Charles Walker says he'll be active in politics, but won't run 'at this time'

...to be a good move, he said."When the poverty tax is applied, what happens is that people are judged based on where they live, their family name and all sorts of artificial applications without really knowing who the real person was. Now the question...