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Amazon, born in a Seattle garage, marks 20 years in business

...overcome, Amazon has been testing advanced drones abroad.AMAZON DASH: Amazon announced the Dash button around April Fool's Day. Some wondered if it was a joke. Think: Pushing a button by the washing machine when you need more detergent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-18/amazon-born-seattle-garage
Hold fast to the cross, not just at Easter

By some strange quirk of the calendar, April Fool's Day, a day of jokes, pranks and foolishness, falls right in the middle of Holy Week this year.Usually it's a harmless day for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-27/hold-fast-cross-not-just
U.S. debilitation is willful

I am not surprised that Obama spoke of reaching the 7 million mark on Obamacare registrations on April Fool's Day.We have been suffering with the joke for the past five years. Our unemployment goes down even though there is little evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-16/us-debilitation-willful
Rants & Raves

...Chronicle. Wonderful, wonderful article. WITH ALL THE LIES that are being told in the capital, they should make April Fool's Day a national holiday. WHEN THEY HAD the ice storm they warned people against price gouging. I guess the Masters doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/rants-raves
Joseph Murphy III

...friends at 10:00 at the church before the service. Burial will immediately follow at Westover Memorial Park. On April Fool's Day 1931, Dr. Murphy was born in Celeste, Texas, leaving there when he was only six months old to live in Stearns...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172757705
New York stores trim their windows as gifts to the city

...to 12 holidays, including Valentine's Day, Independence Day and Halloween. One of his favorite windows is the April Fool's Day display that depicts a lovely outdoor springtime scene - assembled upside down.Kitty-corner from Bergdorf is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-30/new-york-stores-trim-their-windows-
Clementines widen their role as winter fruit

...season stretching from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day. Now that season lasts for five months, from Halloween until April Fool's Day, and more than 200,000 acres of Spanish farmland has been converted from orange and lemon cultivation to clementines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/foo_46807.shtml
Food
President's plan for Iraq is foolhardy

How appropriate that on April Fool's Day we learned that President Bush used flawed intelligence to launch his pre-emptive war against Iraq. A presidential commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/07/let_449561.shtml
Letters
The week ahead

...Call (803) 648-1438 for details. FRIDAY NO FOOLING This is no joke. Augusta Common will be alive with an April Fool's Day concert and First Friday car show with motorcycles included from 6 to 10 p.m. IS YOUR CHILD THE NEXT PHIL? Take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/28/met_448679.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Spaghetti doesn't grow on trees, except on April 1

...The late Louis Harris, a longtime editor of this newspaper, was known for a sense of humor that often came out on April Fool's Day. Mr. Harris was a master of doctoring photos showing flying saucers (some with cups) streaking over Augusta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/01/kir_474846.shtml
Bill Kirby