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Swimmable Water Weekend, GatorFest shine a light on local waters

All over the world, we share a central need as humans: the need for clean...our lives.And here in Georgia, we have a special connection to them. We rely on these...ecology and economy. And clean water, though a basic necessity, is a blessing that millions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-30/swimmable-water-
Bottom line

Seems odd to say about a woman headed for prison, but Joyce Mitchell may be the luckiest woman alive...tens of millions it cost to corral the wild animals she let loose.As much of a complete moron as she was, she's getting off easy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-30/bottom-line
Overtime

...Rome, Ga., Andrew Cain had three hits, including a game-winning homer, as the Augusta GreenJackets...the Rome Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.Cain hit a two-run homer in the ninth to break a 3-3 tie, and Carlos Diaz picked up the win with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-30/overtime
Domonic Brown leads Phillies over Braves

...starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on...Mackanin said. "He certainly looked like a different guy."The Phillies played for...up four runs and 11 hits in six innings. A.J. Pierzynski had two hits and an RBI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-30/domonic-brown-leads-phil
Braves: Olivera trade includes risks for both sides

This trade is about a lot of things. It's more than just a player swap, and it shouldn't be viewed as players for...Rodriguez, Zach Bird and Miami's Competitive Balance Pick A, which should fall in the 30s. The Braves traded Alex Wood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-30/braves-olive
Adding a touch of paint

Burles Johnson of BA Johnson Construction paints over green primer on one of the gables Wednesday at Hildebrandt's in downtown Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-29/adding-touch-paint
Richmond County home ransacked, burglarized

Police are looking for a suspect in the ransacking of a Hephzibah home, which was also burglarized Tuesday.About...deputies responded to the 1400 block in Brookstone Road where a 27-year-old woman arrived home and found her belongings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/richmond-county-home-r
Harlem Middle teachers get red carpet welcome

A limousine ride and walk down a red carpet, complete with photographers, might be more pomp than many...breakfast and socializing, Shelton said she was glad to be able to offer a reward for "their ceaseless hard work.""This school is a Title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-30/harlem-middle
New York Butcher Shoppe returns to Surrey Center

A butcher shop set to open this fall in Surrey Center will be a familiar name for many regular shoppers at the Augusta center...in the shopping center on Highland Avenue ? this time by a different franchisee and in a different storefront. Local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-29/new-york-bu
Orioles complete sweep of Braves

BALTIMORE - Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan...skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.Tillman (8-7) was lifted after giving up a two-out double to Cameron Maybin in the ninth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-29/orioles-complete-sweep-b