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The Artside: Council honors individuals for commitment to arts

...Don Rhodes, who will celebrate 45 years of his Ramblin' Rhodes column in October and is the longest running country music columnist, received his third arts council award in the media category; the Porter Fleming Foundation was recognized for its work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-23/artside-council-honor
Clamor for your privacy

...what the media say about him.Even liberal Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson declared this week that "I gotta stand with...every American's phone calls.This, despite the fact, as columnist Robinson notes, "What the intelligence community has not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/clamor-your-privacy
The stuff of banana republics

...recommendation to mandate 20-day voting windows nationwide, this is what a liberal does: mandates things from on high. As columnist Charles Krauthammer noted in another matter on Saturday, it gives "substance to that old saw that a liberal is someone who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-09/stuff-banana-republic
Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

...radio station and later Augusta mayor named Bob Young always would drop by in the morning as often would popular political columnist and county government reporter Margaret Twiggs.Most of those conversations with Watkins eventually would end up on the front...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/ramblin-rhodes-former
Furman Bisher's sports writing inspired his wife to pursue painting

The clicking of Furman Bisher's typewriter inspired the legendary sports columnist's wife, Lynda, to quietly pursue her own art.Lynda Bisher carved out a space under the window in their basement to pass the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters/2015-04-06/furman-bishers-sports-writing-in
Bottom line

Curmudgeonly Chicago columnist Mike Royko once wrote of O.J. Simpson that, "We keep hearing that this is the 'fall of an American hero'. Hero? This is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-16/bottom-line
Treat flag with respect

...that the flag is not to be dishonored. It is not to be on the ground. The flag is not just, in the recent words of a local columnist, a "material object, made of colorful fabric." It is a visible expression of who we are and what we stand for.Now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-02/treat-flag-respect
Toast the end of 'Mad Men' with classic cocktails

...kind of for the square, old-establishment types. They weren't for the new generation," said Wondrich, the drinks columnist for Esquire magazine. Old-school bartenders were retiring and "getting replaced by young wannabe novelists and actors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/toast-end-mad-men-classic-cocktails
A career deflated

...second time in eight years, New England is being punished in the name of 'the integrity of the game,'" wrote Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy. "Blindly loyal fans can continue to bay at the moon, but unless the Patriots secede from the NFL, this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-13/career-deflated
Ramblin' Rhodes: Musical homecoming weekend filled with family ties

...music would last this long with my fans all over the world." COME HEAR BILL KIRBY: My longtime friend and fellow Chronicle columnist Bill Kirby will be giving his talk about oddities and humorous incidents in Augusta's history at 3 p.m. Thursday, May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/ramblin-rhodes-musica