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Company hopes improvements will lure members back to "Patch"

...seen in a long time," he said. "People feel good about it."Within a few weeks, the course will obtain full alcoholic beverage licenses and begin serving sandwiches and other food, with the hope it can become a rentable venue for events such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-06/company-hopes-improvemen
Driver in fatal drunken driving crash pleads guilty

...driving on a suspended license, weaving, driving too fast for conditions and possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage.Gale Belcher told the judge she had waited a very long time for Johnston to take responsibility for her daughter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-14/driver-fatal-drunken-d
Committee to recommend brewpub, distiller legislation

...Thursday, witnesses from brewpubs and a distillery testified before the Senate Study Committee on Brewpubs and Alcoholic Beverage Tastings. The five-man panel will issue its report by year end, in time to influence the next session of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-24/committee-recommend-brewpu
Rants & Raves

...to rehire them because they have a right to exercise their religious beliefs by not driving a truck containing alcoholic beverages? Why do some religions get special treatment when others are forced to do things counter to their religious beliefs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-05/rants-raves
Richmond County deputies will be out in 'aggressive manner' to combat drinking and driving

...of Highway Safety asks that those throwing a Super Bowl party keep their guests' safety in mind when they serve alcoholic beverages. Tips include making sure guests have a sober ride home before letting them consume alcohol, trading alcohol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-01/richmond-county-deputi
Olympian Oscar Pistorius weeps at bail hearing

...socket. He later required 180 stitches to his face. Witnesses said he had been drinking, and officers found alcoholic beverages in the wreckage, though they did not do a blood test on Pistorius.His love life, the fodder of gossip columns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-02-15/olympian-oscar-pistorius
Washington Huskies supend tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins

...weekend accident had a bloody nose consistent with hitting his face on the windshield and the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. LOUISIANA STATE: Coach Les Miles will never use the term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-03-13/washington-huskies-supend
Police say Falcons' Abraham was intoxicated when arrested for obstruction

...released on Tuesday, Officer Christopher Blaise of the Atlanta police department said Abraham "had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from him, his speech was extremely slurred, his eyes were bloodshot and he was unsteady on his feet" when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-25/police-say-falcons-abr
Teen in jail after nightclub shooting

...commission of a crime, Lowe said.Mickens has been arrested before, including Sept. 16 on charges of possession of alcoholic beverages by a minor, open container and disorderly conduct.Lowe said he was told by security at Club 358 that the business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-30/teen-jail-after-nightc
Bond revoked when Athens felon removes ankle monitor

...going to jail," an officer wrote in the arrest report.Hancock "was very belligerent speaking and he reeked of alcoholic beverages," the officer wrote in the report. "He did seem, in my experience, drunk."Hancock was booked into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-12-28/bond-revoked-when-athe