Friday, July 27th

-The Olympic Opening Ceremonies are tonight at 7:30 on NBC. Preview

-Bob Waliszewski from the Plugged In Movie Review gave Step Up Revolution a 3 out of 5 for family-friendliness. The movie stars Augusta's own Kathryn McCormick. You can click the link to read his full review.

-Claressa Shields is a 17 year-old boxer competing at the Olympic Games in London. She is a survivor of a troubled childhood who is keeping her eyes in God. Read more

-Newsweek may be saying goodbye to it's print edition to go totally digital. Read more

-The Augusta Greenjackets are at home tonight, tomorrow and Sunday. There are fireworks on Saturday night and kids eat free on Sunday.

Coming up Monday: Listen to win tickets to the Augusta Outdoor Expo on August 10th with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40.

Thursday, July 26th

-The Augusta Museum is offering $1 admission during the month of August as part of Dollar Dog Days. You can find out more about the museum at

-The Olympics have barely gotten started, and there has already been a big "oops" moment with a flag mixup. Read more 

-Redbox and Verizon are introducing a new way to rent movies. Read more

-Jennifer Nichols is an Olympian who is not only a great athlete but role model too. Read more

Coming up Friday: Bob Waliszewski from the Plugged In Movie Review will give us the family perspective on Step Up Revolution, starring Augusta's own Kathryn McCormick.

Simple Cooking - Country Potatoes

2 lbs tater tots
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cream of mushroom soup
16 oz sour cream
1 ½-2 cups shredded cheese

Put tater tots in 9x13 casserole dish. In a bowl, mix both soups and sour cream. Pour mixture completely over tater tots. Make sure to completely cover with mixture. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes at 350. Remove from oven, take large spoon and mash tater tots and stir to combine mixture with potatoes. Cover with cheese, then put back in oven (uncovered) for about 10-15 minutes to melt cheese.

Submitted by Tina Harlow of Statesboro. 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.

Wednesday, July 25th

-A miraculous story has come out of the Aurora theater shooting. Read more

Tuesday, July 24th

-10 snapshots you should keep in your smartphone: Read more

-Georgia's July 31st primary sample ballot: Get yours

-We talked to Rhett Walker about his experience in Aurora, Colorado as he helped write a song and brought comfort those affected by the recent tragedy there. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Coming up Wednesday: Christmas in July! We'll be giving away stuff on the morning show, so listen for your chance to win something. We'll also announce the winner of our Family Camp weekend at Camp Gravatt. Tina Harlow of Statesboro will share her quick and easy recipe for Country Potatoes in Simple Cooking at 8:10.

Monday, July 23rd

-Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: A new survey says the average woman will spend $125,000 on this during her lifetime. What is it?
A: Clothing. Sixty percent of respondents said they still have trouble finding something to wear each day.

-Cheapie of the Week
Wanda Scruggs of Harlem correctly guessed that it is Advil (24 count). CVS has it on sale through Saturday for $2.99 with your Extra Care Card. You'll get $1 back in Extra Care Bucks. Also, use the printable $1 off coupon and it's like getting the Advil for $.99 plus tax.

-News 12 story on Rhett Walker and the song he and Moriah Peters wrote for Aurora, Colorado: Read more

-Sales Tax Holiday Information: South Carolina (August 3-5) // Georgia (August 10-11)

Coming up Tuesday: Cleve welcomes to the coffee club a mom who says pregnancy introduced her to coffee. Also, at 7:40 we'll talk to the CSRA's own Rhett Walker (Rhett Walker Band). He was in Aurora, Colorado when the theater shooting happened and wrote a song about it with Moriah Peters.