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Community assists North Augusta Optimist Club after Christmas tree theft

...North Augusta Optimist Club's annual Christmas tree sale ended early this year, not...As sad as it is for someone to steal Christmas trees, we're trying to keep our heads...Between Nov. 24 and Nov. 28, 48 Christmas trees ? a total value of $2,500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-17/community-assists-nort
Lamar-Milledge's pupils supported by Wesley United

...third straight year, Wesley set up its Christmas Store at the school last week to serve...identifies all the kids who might not have a Christmas otherwise," said coordinator and Wesley...wrap it for them and wish them a Merry Christmas and give them a hug," she said.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-18/lamar-milledges-
School menus

...cookie, steak biscuit, fruitDec. 22-Jan. 2: Winter/Christmas break; no schoolLUNCHDec. 18: Steak on bun, toasted cheese...beans, glazed yam patties, fruitDec. 22-Jan. 2: Winter/Christmas break; no school

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-18/school-menus
Third Day to play greatest hits for Joy tour's final shows

...in exclusive company when it comes to Christmas concerts this year. It's one of only...not only host the Steven Curtis Chapman Christmas tour, but to get a bonus ? the addition...though the show comes just a week before Christmas."We'll probably do more of a greatest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/third-day-play-greate
Empty Stocking Fund: Family coping with sick child

WHO'S IN NEEDAn Augusta family is coping with a child's illness this Christmas and past bills."I go to school part time and work full time," the mother writes. "My daughter is doing good now, but still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-16/empty-stocking-fund-family-co
Families flock to Christmas tree farms

...Medcalfe breathed in the fresh smell of Christmas trees Wednesday while the pros ? her...she said of the trees at Gay's Christmas Tree Farm.Sean Medcalfe, 9, lay...there's no danger involved, it's not Christmas."For families like the Medcalfes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-15/families-fl
Empty Stocking Fund donations

...memory of George Daigle" $50"Merry Christmas" Richard and Fran Bailey $400Kellie...51Talmadge and Cecilia Bowden $100Merry Christmas in honor of our granddaughters, LaShai...Denver, Colorado, God Bless $50Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Bill and Judy Lillis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/empty-stocking-fund-donation
Ramblin' Rhodes: Mark your calendars now, later

...back to Augusta with her Swingin' Little Christmas show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec...calling (706) 722-8341. JOHN BERRY'S CHRISTMAS SHOW: Returning to Augusta with his own Christmas show is country singer John Berry at 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/ramblin-rhodes-mark-y
McDuffie County school system closes after influenza outbreak

...The school system, which will reopen Jan. 2 after the Christmas break, has about 4,200 students and 650 employees."It's...Thomson High School will take their remaining exams after the Christmas break. The state Board of Education allows schools to use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-17/mcduffie-county-school-sy
Sony hackers threaten theaters showing 'The Interview'

...and it had been expected to open in theaters nationwide on Christmas.In The Interview, Rogen and Franco star as TV journalists...CEO Michael Lynton in what it called the beginning of a "Christmas gift."Two former Sony film production workers filed lawsuits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-16/sony-hackers-threaten-thea