Morning Show Notes - Friday, August 19th

-Our movie guy, Bob Waliszewski of Focus on the Family, focused his review on One Day this morning and said while there is a redemptive story in the movie, it is not suitable for families. The review for Spy Kids: All the Time in the World will be available this evening at The Grace Card is out this week if you want a great DVD for a family movie night.

-The discovery continues at the site of the old Camp Lawton on the grounds of Magnolia Springs State Park in Millen. In addition to Civil War artifacts, a letter from one of the POW's has been aquired to help tell the story of the prison. Some of the artifacts are on display at the Georgia Southern Museum in Statesboro. Read more

-The price of clothing is expected to rise, on average, around 10% this fall due to increases in materials and labor costs. So, outfitting your family could be more expensive than you expected. Read more

-Thankfully, consignment sale season is getting underway to help combat the rising prices of new clothes. Check the 88.3 WAFJ Family Calendar for various sales happening throughout September.

-Coming up Monday: It's a Win It Before You Can Buy It Monday at 6:10 and 7:40. You could win new CD's from Downhere and Aaron Shust with the Monday Morning Mindbender and the Cheapie of the Week.

Morning Show Notes - Thursday, August 18th

-The Augusta Greenjackets are back home tonight for an 8 game series as they get close to wrapping up regular season play. Don't miss a chance to take your family to Lake Olmstead for some great baseball action!

-Over 1,500 school supplies were collected last night at the Back to School Bash in Aiken. Thank you for helping students in need!

-The popularity of TLC's show Extreme Couponing is causing some extreme theft...of newspapers! Read more

-We talked about ways to help your kids study for school. Join the conversation and get some great ideas on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Royal Tailor stopped by to visit this morning on their way out of town. They tried to teach John and Cleve to do the "Uh Oh" dance. "Tried" is the keyword here. See the video

-Coming up Friday: Bob Waliszewski, our movie guy from Focus on the Family, has the family-friendly perspective on the weekend's new movies at 7:10 AM.

Morning Show Notes - Wednesday, August 17th

-Smartphone owners have to take special care of their gadget because if it gets dropped, it could quit working and cost a lot of money to replace. The CEO of Amazon has filed for a patent that would put airbags inside of smartphones to assist in damage protection should it get dropped. Read more

-The MAU Job Fair is going on until 4 pm today at the Jameson Suites in Augusta. Read more

-Tami Eichelberger of Aiken shared her quick and easy Salsa Chicken in Simple Cooking this morning. The recipe is in the post below this one.

-The time you spend watching TV could be time you're shaving off your life expectancy. Read more

-The Back to School Bash with Royal Tailor, Samestate and Caleb is at Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken tonight at 6:00 PM. Admission is free with a school supply.

Simple Cooking - Salsa Chicken

2 cups chicken broth
1 jar salsa
3 chicken breasts

Boil the broth and salsa on stove top. Add chicken breasts, reduce heat to a simmer. Leave uncovered on low for 2 hours. Shred chicken and serve in torillas as tacos, over rice, or on a salad.

Submitted by Tami Eichelberger of Aiken. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe!

Morning Show Notes - Tuesday, August 16th

-Dr. Gary Chapman (author of The Five Love Languages) joined us this morning to talk about his latest book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. Listen to the conversation: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6

-Leann Mixson of Aiken was inducted into Cleve's Coffee Club this morning. She works in a courthouse, and Cleve wants her to use legal measures to turn John into a coffee drinker. Listen

-MAU Workforce Solutions Job Fair tomorrow: Details

-The Grace Card is a movie about the power of forgiveness and it's out on DVD today.

-Tonight is the first Back to School Bash at First Baptist Church of Augusta. Doors open at 5 PM and concert begins at 6 PM.

-Coming up Wednesday: Tami Eichelberger of Aiken makes dinnertime easy with her Salsa Chicken during Simple Cooking with John and Cleve at 8:10 AM.

Morning Show Notes - Monday, August 15th

-Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: According to a recent magazine survey, 78% of Americans say they regret this the most about their High School years. What is it?
A: Their hairstyle

-Lori Moffatt of Augusta correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Cinnamon Toast Crunch (21.25 oz). Publix has it on sale through Tuesday (8/16) as a "Buy 1, Get 1 Free" special. One box is $2.30, but when you use the $.50 printable coupon, Publix will double the coupon and you get it for $1.30 plus tax.

-Some of our listeners spotted soldiers marching on Highway 1 towards Batesburg this morning. Click here to find out why

-Coming up Tuesday: Cleve inducts a new member into his Coffee Club at 6:50 AM. Dr. Gary Chapman joins us at 7:10 and 8:40 to talk about his latest book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.