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A 'Christmas Carol' is tradition on, off stage

...Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14.A Christmas Carol: The Musical is based on Charles Dickens' classic story of a miserly old man who has a chance to change his ways at Christmas. Since it was first published...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-09/christmas-carol-tradi
Bill Kirby: Spring has finally arrived

...days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.? Charles Dickens Spring is arrived. I don't have to check the calendar because the best indictor is blooming all around ? Eastern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/bill-kirby-spring-has-finally
Old times dear are best forgotten

...considered unfit for human consumption.And the eating habits for Americans of that time was an international joke. Charles Dickens, who toured our country, wrote that Americans eat "as if famine were set to begin tomorrow morning."But food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/old-times-dear-are-best-forgo
Augusta Players keep 'Christmas Carol' tradition fresh

...43 from augustaplayers.org or by calling (706) 826-4707.The Augusta Players have performed renditions of Charles Dickens' classic tale for several years. At first, they did a nonmusical version; then they moved to the musical, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-25/augusta-players-keep-
Pop Rocks: Volume 10 of 12 Bands of Christmas is worth opening early

...EBENEZER ? Why aren't there more big, loud rock songs about Ebenezer Scrooge? This track combines the menace of the Charles Dickens story with an engaging grasp of power chords and pop hooks. The result is a wholly unexpected take on familiar material...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-04/pop-rocks-volume-10-1
Around the block

...Trolley toursThe Augusta Ghost Trolley will offer special holiday-themed tours through December.On Dec. 20, "Charles Dickens' Christmas Scare-ol" tour will feature Dickens and ghosts from Augusta's past, and on Dec. 21 "Santa's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-12-19/around-block
Why is weather a big deal?

External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. -- Charles Dickens We got all excited last week about the possibility of really cold weather -- in January, no less. But have you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/20/kir_508302.shtml
Bill Kirby
Brush with '66 Braves is worth the long wait

Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs. - Charles Dickens When birthdays roll around, we are often asked to become reflective and - oddly, I think - to proclaim not our triumphs but our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/16/kir_77758.shtml
Bill Kirby | Augusta National Golf Club
Time to test your holiday IQ

Bah! said Scrooge. Humbug! - Charles Dickens Well, here we are on Christmas Eve. If you've got the family sitting around with nothing to do, why not give them a seasonal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/24/kir_109775.shtml
Bill Kirby
Augusta has a few ghost stories to share

An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.? Charles Dickens Augusta isn't really what you would call a ghost town, but sometimes over the past 200 years something strange has happened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-10-29/augusta-has-few-ghost-stories-share