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Officials urge caution while shopping during holidays

...lots are two prime locations for crooks, according to authorities. Police said criminals search parking lots for unlocked doors and easily accessible items.Richmond County Sheriff's Sgt. Michael McDaniel said leaving purses, packages and presents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/officials-urge-caution
Augustans with ties to Cuba like Obama's effort

...remains banned."I think it's only a matter of time before the ban is lifted," Blanco said.The idea of opening the doors to Cuba also was met with acceptance by North Augusta resident Christine Deriso.Deriso's uncle was killed in Cuba in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-12-17/augustans-ties-cuba-obamas-effo
Festival marks start of Hanukkah with parade, ice carvings

...Hanukkah festival, presented by Chabad of Augusta."For centuries, the Hanukkah candles were lit outside the family's front door, bathing the darkness in light and warmth," Rabbi Zalman Fischer told the small crowd assembled near a 7-foot-tall wooden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-16/festival-marks-start-han
French star Thierry Henry retires

...started his professional career at Monaco, where he won the French league in 1997.His achievements with Monaco opened the door to the France team, and he was selected for the World Cup on his home soil. Although Zinedine Zidane was the big star of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-16/french-star-thierry-
Awards dinner offers a chance to say 'thank you'

...JAY AND I WRAPPED the program up in about two hours. The board chairman appeared to be pleased. Just before heading out the door, Jay gave me a high-five and a hug and said, "Mission accomplished." I winked my confirmation.It was a lovely program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-18/awards-dinner-of
Stroke survivor bounces back to cook again

...knew I was probably having a stroke," she said. "I immediately called 911 and by the grace of God, was able to unlock the door for the paramedics to get to me."Bain stayed in University Hospital's intensive-care unit for a week, before she was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-17/stroke-survivor-bounces-back
Aiken County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

... All articles about Aiken County Board of Education As cars piled into parking lots and masses of children walked through the doors into North Augusta Elementary, the scene Monday morning seemed less like the first day of school and more like an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/aiken-county-board-education
Aiken County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

... All articles about Aiken County Board of Education As cars piled into parking lots and masses of children walked through the doors into North Augusta Elementary, the scene Monday morning seemed less like the first day of school and more like an...

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North Augusta High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...Friday, May 24, 2013 North Augusta High School As cars piled into parking lots and masses of children walked through the doors into North Augusta Elementary, the scene Monday morning seemed less like the first day of school and more like an ... North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new city administrator convened behind closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight he said he'd ... One day after closing an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper