A Conversation with Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz chatted with us this morning. His new Come Alive CD will be out on August 25th. It's been a long time since we've heard a new project from him, so he told us about what's been going on in his life. You can listen with Windows Media Player.
Part 1 - Cycling Adventures
Part 2 - New Songs
Part 3 - The Song For His Wife That She Never Heard
Part 4 - The Garage Cleaning Project

Mark Schultz on Friday's Show

Mark Schultz will join us at 6:10 and 7:40 on Friday. He has a new CD coming out August 25th and we're playing the first song from it called "He Is."

New Cars Eligible Under Cash for Clunkers

I was not able to find list of new cars that you can buy with "Cash for Clunkers" on the official site at http://www.cars.gov/. However, you can find it at www.edmunds.com/cash-for-clunkers. I was surprised to see anything with the word "Hummer" on the list, since they are gas-guzzlers, but the Hummer truck does qualify (barely).

Augusta Traffic Changes for Week of August 10th

Lane closure, Bobby Jones Expressway east/west, between Scott Nixon Memorial Boulevard and Wheeler Road, 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., August 10 through August 15

Lane closure, Interstate 20 east/west, between Davis Road and Wheeler Road, 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., August 10 through August 15

Lane closure, Wheeler Road east/west between Augusta West Parkway and Agerton Lane, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., August 10 through August 15

Road closure, Marks Church Road west at Jamaica Road, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., August 10 through August 15. Traffic will be detoured using Walton Way west and Wheeler Road west. This closure will not affect traffic exiting Bobby Jones Expressway west or Wheeler Road.

Flagging, Perimeter Parkway between Wheeler Road and Interstate Parkway, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., August 10 through August 15.

Ramp opening, The loop ramp to I-20 West from northbound Washington Road will reopen Saturday, August 15, 2009, weather permitting. The Clausen Road detour for this ramp will be removed after the ramp is opened to traffic.

Free Adult Self-Defense Class

Jennifer Waters came by this morning to tell us about a free adult self-defense class they are offering on Saturday at Seigler's Karate Center in Martinez. Register for the class

Is Organic Food Really Healthier?

According to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, organic food is no healthier than conventionally produced food. Read more

Cheapie of the Week - Monday, August 3rd

Georgia Gerard-Reed of Augusta correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Blueberry Muffin Pop Tarts. They are on sale at Publix (through Tuesday 8/4) as a "Buy 1, Get 1 Free" special. You can buy one box for 50% off which makes it $1.20. Then use the printable $.55 coupon to get the Pop Tarts for $.65 plus tax. Please note that the coupon is only good for the blueberry flavor.