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'Shrek' adds music to once upon a time

Welcome to "once upon a time," to a land where ogres are the good guys, princesses belch and Prince Charming doesn't always get the girl.The Augusta Players will close their season May 8-10 with the Augusta premiere of Shrek the Musical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/shrek-adds-music-once
Asheville's River Arts District: Wander amid art and artists

...N.C.The River Arts District is a sprawling section of town along Asheville's French Broad River that manages to be charming and historic, gritty and trendy all at once.Unlike other tourist-friendly shopping districts in so many destinations that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-09/ashevilles-river-arts-district-wand
Twiggs Circle homes show promise for blighted neighborhoods, but some waiting on follow-through

...dilapidated properties and build homes with stainless steel appliances, bathrooms with ceramic tile flooring, bronze fixtures and a charming exterior.Meanwhile, Twiggs Street is still surrounded by abandoned homes fire-charred and neglected. The Housing and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-29/twiggs-circle-homes-show-prom
Column: Colorful cyclist Bradley Wiggins at the end of his road

...Weller, former frontman for The Jam.In sum, Wiggins is what journalists call "good copy," fascinatingly complex, mostly charming, sometimes difficult, but generally always with something interesting to say and in language sprinkled with salty curses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-11/column-colorful-cycl
Property transfers

...Southgate Drive, Lot 6, Block E, Southgate Villa, $50,000Augusta Property Group LLC to Scenic Land Homes LLC, 3407 Charming Cross Court, Lot 43, Block C, Georgetowne South, $20,000Bear Stearns Asset Backed Securities 1 T and US Bank National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2015-04-24/property-transfers
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

...Outsiders may romanticize the "time-capsule" nation, but many on the island are ready for change.Where foreigners see charming, historic architecture, bright 1950s-era American cars and vast stretches of white-sand beaches, locals see decaying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame
Honesty thrives in Augusta

...reliving a visit to Bordeaux) when my partner said he had made his purchases. We thanked Bill, who was most helpful and charming, and we left.We backed out of the lot, veered to the west and did a U-turn to get back onto Fifth Street. As we coasted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-05/honesty-thrives-augusta
Dine & Dish: Cucina 503 satisfies with Italian style

...lines and polished wood and the other to the dining area, featuring soft gray walls, black and white images of old Italy and charming colored chalk drawings of beef and pork. The atmosphere itself is dark and intimate, with brown kraft paper covering the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-24/dine-dish-cucina-503-
Destination Charleston: Spring in the Holy City

...find such Holy City essentials as sweetgrass baskets or stone-ground grits.Hop aboard an Old South Carriage ride through charming neighborhoods, or hail a pedicab to see the sea life and animals in the South Carolina Aquarium.Should it be chilly during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-04/destination-charleston-s
With career slam in sight, McIlroy embraces role as top player

...those rare talents who fulfilled early forecasts. Plenty considered him a sure thing despite the fanfare when he arrived as a charming, mop-topped teenager being enough to weigh a lesser talent down.Darren Clarke tagged his fellow Northern Irishman as special...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/career-slam-sight-mcilroy-embraces-role-to