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Rants & Raves

The political signs need to come down. They are eyesores. We are tired of seeing them.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-31/rants-raves
Across the region

BUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County officers shot a man to death Monday after he hit an officer with his car in an attempt to get away.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-13/across-region
Tenants to fill Olde Town duplex

Construction crews began a $400,000 historic rehabilitation of the Dunbar-Howard House, at 314 and 316 Greene St., last week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-09-22/tenants-fill-olde-town-duplex
Metro
Local officials seek promised funds for renovation of New Savannah River Bluff Lock and Dam

Almost a dozen years ago, Congress agreed to renovate New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam and turn the federal project over to local governments.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-16/local-officials-seek-promised
Metro
Georgia Southern University honored for Camp Lawton archeology

Georgia Southern University's team of student and faculty archaeologists has been honored with the U.S. Department of the Interior's Partners in Conservation award for their work in discovering a long-lost Civil War prison camp near Millen, Ga.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-09-27/georgia-southern-university-honored
Grant to help fund comprehensive signage along Augusta Canal

A $91,500 grant supplemented with local matching money will be used to expand and overhaul signs throughout the Augusta Canal Na­tion­al Heritage Area's network of trails, access points and visitor sites.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-09/grant-help-fund-comprehensiv
Canal to be drained

...000). 2000s 2000: Management Plan for Augusta Canal National Heritage Area approved by Secretary of the Department of the Interior; sections of first level of canal are dredged ($365,000). 2001: Hydroelectric plant at Enterprise Mill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-12-01/canal-be-drained
Canal gets celebration

...75,000). 2000: Management Plan for Augusta Canal National Heritage Area approved by Secretary of the Department of the Interior; sections of first level of canal are dredged ($365,000). 2001: Hydroelectric plant at Enterprise Mill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-11-12/canal-gets-celebration
If luggage is required, I'll stay put

My wife was flipping over the calendar Saturday and noticed two things: First, that the school vacation season is almost over, and second, we hadn't gone anywhere. I held my tongue because I was secretly applauding another summer of travel avoidance.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/04/kir_543146.shtml
Bill Kirby
Cold snap put crimp in action

High winds and cold temperatures lowered the boom on most fishing opportunities earlier this week, but weather and fishing conditions ought to return to near normal after today.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/10/fis_517983.shtml
Fishing