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Madison Bumgarner struggles in spring debut

...The former Augusta GreenJacket led the Giants to the title last October, giving up just one run in 21 innings against Kansas City.A's newcomer Ben Zobrist tripled and doubled and Craig Gentry also had two hits for the A's. Billy Butler added an RBI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-03/madison-bumgarner-strugg
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...the wrong way. Political correctness ... A former city worker set out to show that the real thefts in the parks...the gavel will fall. It will be a brand new day at City Hall. If city department heads in the crosshairs of Augusta Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Charter a better course

...the buck should stop with the mayor and city manager, as it does in more efficient...Hardie Davis' call for a change in the city's charter.That said, we also agree with...and that he wants what's best for the city. But the abruptness of his strategy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-03/charter-better-course
2 Augusta commissioners want to let administrator hire, fire department heads

...operations by giving more responsibility to the city administrator.Item 31 on Tuesday's regular...clerk of commission, all specified in the city charter or other laws as reporting directly...hiring "professionals" to work for the city."A good mayor selects the best administrator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/2-augusta-commissioners-
Hearing set on proposed pipeline

...source of refined petroleum products for Savannah and Jacksonville. Currently these products are shipped or trucked into these cities. In a January filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, pipeline parent company Kinder Morgan suggested the pipeline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-03/hearing-set-proposed-pip
S.C. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Project Jackson appeal

...this time," Zier said.North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover also said the...Augusta in December 2013, claiming the city violated the state's Tax Increment Financing...after a judge's ruling in favor of the city.In a motion filed by North Augusta in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/sc-supreme-court-hear-oral-a
Atlanta's Nick Markakis hopes to be ready for Opening Day

...precautionary as he tries to get ready for Opening Day in the city he spent much of his childhood.Markakis is expected to replace...given me last year if I told you that San Francisco and Kansas City would be playing in Game 7 of the World Series? A lot of stranger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-02/atlantas-nick-markakis-h
US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

...point for most of the oil traded in the U.S. is Cushing, a city of about 8,000 people halfway between Oklahoma City and Tulsa at an intersection of several pipelines. The city is dotted with tanks that can, in theory, hold 85 million barrels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-03/us-running-out-room-store-
Ex-superintendent in Atlanta cheating scandal dies

...groups nationwide.The Jamaican-born Hall began her career in New York City as a teacher, principal and superintendent. After serving in top roles with the New York City and Newark, N.J., school systems, she came to Georgia with a reputation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/ex-superintendent-atla
Cubs will ask for more time to finish upgrades

...working come the team's Opening Day game on April 5 against St. Louis.To get everything done, Cubs officials will ask the city for permission to work around the clock, said Crane Kenney, the team's president of business operations. And while the team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-02/cubs-will-ask-more-time-