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School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

...worthwhile education programs,'' their statement says. "While we are concerned about the obesity epidemic, limiting food and beverage fundraisers at schools and school-related events is not the solution."A federal law dubbed the "Smart Snack Law" went...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
$6 million changes planned for historic Partridge Inn in Augusta

...Holiday Inn Resort will open on Jekyll Island later this year.NorthPointe Hospitality, which manages accounting, food and beverage, staffing and other operations for hotels, handles Patton's soon-to-open Holiday Inn Resort and his Hilton Garden Inn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-19/6-million-c
Coca-Cola bets on energy drinks with Monster stake

...buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, with the world's...markets such as the United States. Monster Beverage Corp., meanwhile, has cultivated a...Coca-Cola will take Monster's other beverages, such as Hansen's Natural Sodas and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/coca-cola-bets-energy-drin
Anheuser-Busch to import Mexican beer

...and Hispanic flavors and ingredients increasingly are flavoring the Amer ican culinary experience. His panic foods and beverages were an $8 billion market in 2012, according to research firm Packaged Facts. "There's obviously a growing consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-16/anheuser-busch-import-mexican-beer
Recycling Perks program awards unearned discounts

...doesn't seem fair," said Neal Patel, who has accepted at least a half-dozen Perks coupons in the past two weeks for free beverages and sandwiches at Which Wich, the Wheeler Road deli he manages. "You should get what you earn."Ben Pung, the general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/recycling-perks-program-awar
Area announcements

...Gordon Lakes Golf Club with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Tournament fee is $75 per person and includes green fees, lunch, beverages, awards and cash prizes. For more information, contact Marcus Brinson at (706) 951-4113 or e-mail mebrinson71@gmail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-16/area-announcements
Shark sightings feed tourism

...whose blubber is the fuel of choice for great white sharks. Local shops sell jewelry, candy, clothes, stuffed animals and beverages with shark motifs.A study released last month by scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-09/shark-sightings-feed-tourism
Area announcements

...Gordon Lakes Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Tournament fee is $75 per person and includes green fees, lunch, beverages, awards and cash prizes. For more information, contact Marcus Brinson at (706) 951-4113 or via e-mail at mebrinson71...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-09/area-announcements
Cafe on the Canal - A Mission for Healthful Living

...Friday and from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The executive chef, Tony Direnzo, has an extensive background in food and beverage. He has worked at several five-star and five-diamond resorts such as the Cloister at Sea Island, Ga."My comfort zone...

http://augusta.com/eat/cafe-on-canal-0
Summer heat sends more to area cooling centers

...designated in the 10 Augusta recreation centers offered to residents, including those who are disabled, looking for a cold beverage and a break from the sweltering heat, said Dee Griffin, fire department spokeswoman.Both counties, however, reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/summer-heat-sends-more-area-