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Recent rains causing problems for farmers

...ground.The rain is also weighing on cotton, causing it to stretch and fall from...challenges this year because of the weather. Cotton and peanuts were maturing slower than...week, only 42 percent of the state's cotton crop had been harvested, compared to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-16/recent-rains-causing-problems
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...because calories don't count the last week of the year. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 Every year, our region's first bale of cotton was brought to town for evaluation and the newspaper would dispatch a photographer to record this important event. Here is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Farmers look at devastating peanut, cotton losses as S. Carolina floodwaters roll downstream

...fields that spent days in standing water, hitting peanuts, cotton and soybeans especially hard, Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers...Wimberly and Berry have lost up to 75 percent of their peanuts, cotton and soybeans. The tractors and combines and Wimco farms sit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-09/farmers-look-devastating-peanut-cot
Vince Dooley has seen Mark Richt 'survive crisis' before

...campus in 1967, only one season after the young coach won his first Southeastern Conference championship and beat SMU in the Cotton Bowl.It was then that Dooley felt he had earned his coaching stripes."It was right before the Auburn game after Florida...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2015-11-12/vince-dooley-has-seen-mark-ri
Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...Groves-May House built in 1878 and containing period furnishings, a general store, a smokehouse, a turpentine still and a cotton gin.More than 3,000 attended last year's Pioneer Day.Gary Edwards, president of the nonprofit Lincoln County Historical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-16/ramblin-rhodes-august
Kon-Tiki 2 will sample trash levels in the Pacific

...rafts built of balsa logs roped together, steered by an early marine technology called guare boards and powered by a single cotton sail on each raft.And what happens once they reach Easter Island, their intended destination?Then it's time to sail back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-11-14/kon-tiki-2-will-sample-trash
Renovations, repairs at Imperial Theatre unearth interesting history

...noticed a layer of black material, which I was able to determine was charred remains. These may be the ashen remnants of the cotton warehouses which used to line Reynolds Street. The Imperial's civil engineering project had evolved into an archeological...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-11-14/renovations-repa
New owners operating The Cotton Patch restaurant

The Cotton Patch in downtown Augusta has new owners...new establishment in Evans. Renamed The Cotton Patch Jazz and Blues Cafe, the Monroes...They're bringing new people to The Cotton Patch (and) still keeping the ones that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-09/new-owners-
Farmers harvesting cotton in 'good average year'

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Snow white, cotton-covered fields appeared to melt away as a mammoth cotton picker thrust through the fields.In the height of cotton harvesting, Burke County farmer Rick Stewart manages his crop to maximize the yield and profits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-02/farmers-harvesting-cotton-goo
Cotton Patch variation to open next month in Evans

...that is a staple of Bryan Mitchell's Cotton Patch in downtown Augusta will soon be...sandwiches similar to the menu offered at the Cotton Patch, but the larger kitchen will allow...All of the food that's popular at the Cotton Patch will be available at Eli's, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-12/cotton-patc