Enough is enough

...bureaucrats hold to strict records-retention standards and seem to consider guilty until proven innocent.Arizona Republic columnist Doug MacEachern said Koskinen sounds like a man heading a bully agency that knows it is untouchable as long as its big brother...

Turn to these books to learn more about James Brown

...including some attributed to (but more likely ghost-written) by the Godfather of Soul himself.Don Rhodes, the music columnist for The Augusta Chronicle, came up with this list when he was writing his own book about Brown: Say It Loud! My Memories...

Bottom line

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne writes plaintively that liberals should "reclaim the Constitution" - apparently from conservatives who talk about...

Answering readers' questions

...Others might have the same question or would want to know the answer.One self-described avid reader of the newspaper asked columnist Bill Kirby the following question:"Can someone not put national news on the front page anymore or what?"Part of Bill's...

Movie sparks memories of Four Seasons in 1964 Augusta

...of Clint Eastwood's new movie, Jersey Boys, prompted 1964 Academy of Richmond County graduate Bill Hatcher to e-mail columnist Bill Kirby and tell him the story of when Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons played a graduation dance at the Academy of Richmond...

Change, but not like this

...of further exploration.Regardless, it may be years before the anti-Redskins forces ? including the Washington Post columnist who tweeted "Hail to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Hail Victory!" ? get to spike the ball in the end zone...

Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...and rental car in Boston, where she was attending AARP's semi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo.Miller, the columnist, turned 50 this year. He hasn't taken advantage of any senior discounts yet."Personally, I'm not too crazy about...

Popular local artist remembered

...funeral service will be held at Poteet at 11 a.m. Friday.The family requests donations be made to the Children's Hospital of Augusta in Engler's name in lieu of flowers.Arts columnist Keith Claussen contributed to this report.

'Chronicle' staff collects 15 awards from Georgia APME

...team. This was the third panel of judges that selected Wayne's story as the best sports piece in each contest.Sports columnist Scott Michaux garnered third in that category for his Masters edition cover story on Bubba Watson.Reporter Meg Mirshak won...


...semifinals and for best feature story for his look at Lincoln County's football tradition.Scott Michaux won third place in the columnist category and he also took third place in individual column writing.Chris Gay won third place for best feature in the high...