Empty Stocking List

...Eugene and Emmabel Meeks $50"In memory of my Mom and Dad" $25John Holsomback $20In memory of my husband, Tom McGee by Carol McGee $25Augusta Chapter of Gapan $150Gerard and Mary L'Esperance $25Jane Hughes $25Anonymous $30Hephzibah United Methodist...

Christmas church services

...Wheeler Road: 3 and 5 p.m. candle light service with hymns and carols? First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way: 3 p.m...5 p.m. children's service; 10:30 p.m. Lessons and Carols; midnight Mass? Lutheran Church of the Resur rection: 825...

Chronicle continues holiday traditions

...like no other. Not the post office, not FedEx or UPS. Just us, every day.Some people look forward to the cookies or the carols. Other can't wait for the stockings and the presents. I look forward to the newspaper staples each year.For example...

Families flock to Christmas tree farms

...their own trees so they can have that ultimate experience."To further enhance the Christmas mood, the farm plays Christmas carols, has a Christmas sleigh to take photos in and offers hot cocoa.The Diognardi family scanned the sky for the tallest tree...

Empty Stocking Fund donations

...Hannah, Addison, Mobley and Caroline" $50Bret, Bart, Troy and Tony $100In loving memory of my husband Gene Graf, from Carol Graf $50In loving memory of Madeline and William Wade Shiver, Grover Smith, Helen Laws and Samuel and Mattie Cooper $300In...

Property transfers

...III to Stephanie M. Reigle, 1011 Holden St., Lot 88, Grassdale Addition, $58,000Eula H. Powell and Eula J. Ross to Carol L. Powell, Lot 67P, on the east side of 13th Street/McKinney Street, Plat Book 4C Page 501, 1108 13thLawrence Cheely...

A Joyful Noise: Christmas Eve concert at St. John United Methodist

St. John United Methodist Church choirs and orchestra will present a Christmas Eve concert and Lessons and Carols at 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24.

Around the block

...Handel's Messiah, Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Gesu Bambino, We Need a Little Christmas, and favorite Christmas carols.Music will be performed by 80 singers...p.m.The 1938 classic A Christmas Carol features Reginald Owen as Ebenezer Scrooge...

Picture books star cats, snow, baseball, Santa

...by Lucy Cousins: Maisy the mouse and pals Cyril and Tallulah prepare for the holiday, from trimming the tree to singing carols. One side of the book is cut out in the shape of a tree, something little ones might appreciate. Candlewick Press, ages...

Faith calendar

...donations go to the Ronald McDonald House of Augusta; praisewithapurposeinc.eventbrite.comA FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS: Featuring guest choirs and readers; traditional English Christmas program; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9; Sacred Heart...