Wine Time: Benziger Chardonnay 2013, Sonoma County

...that naturally eliminate insects harmful to the vines. They planted a variety of crops and raise animals to create the best environment for grapes.The family wastes nothing. Even water is recycled, going through a series of holding ponds to purify it...

Brick Pond Park is asset

...waste and abandoned buildings along the river, I would argue the city of North Augusta has been a good steward of the environment.Todd GloverNorth Augusta, S.C. (The writer is city administrator for the city of North Augusta.)

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley praises teachers, students at East Aiken School of the Arts during visit

...students are having fun all day and learning in the process.""This school is a model for how a school can overcome its environment through creative thinking," Haley said. "This school is even more impressive than I thought it would be. ... It's...

Michaux: Gamecock fans should savor Final Four run

...eight times, including 2007-08. Maryland won it once in 2006.So South Carolina represents the nouveau riche in this environment."I think that's going to play into our advantage being that we are the new kids on the block in the Final Four," Mitchell...

Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...that destroyed a building at Fort Gordon is being monitored for potentially harmful contaminants being released into the environment. Six runners from Millen, and one from Sylvania, will run about 270 miles across the state from Fort Benning, near Columbus...

Smallbiz Small Talk: Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media

...owner of Bert Martinez Communications in Phoenix. "If they're saying, hey, it's hard working here and I find this environment unpleasant, you can't fire them for that."The employee quit a week after Martinez learned about the post.The government...

Tennessee women expect to be met by hostile crowd in Spokane

...home court but their campus is only about a mile away so a large rooting section is to be expected.Burdick said a hostile environment doesn't bother the players. "You are so in the zone you hardly hear anything," she said.Tennessee (29-5), which...

Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...that face the Savannah River, which was ranked the third most toxic river in the nation last year by the nonprofit group Environment Georgia.Steele said their little group also is working to connect and collaborate with like-minded groups and communities...

Women in Philanthropy group award more than $132,000 in grants to women, children services

...80 medical exams."(This grant) will be very helpful for us," she said. "Our job is to provide a child-friendly environment for children who have been reported to be abused so that we can try to help them move toward healing."Since 2009, Women...

Change ordinances to reflect compassion that stray animals deserve

...animal-loving community and our city leaders will work together for a solution, we can create a better, safer and more humane environment for people and our companion animals. (The writer, co-owner of the Village Deli in Augusta, is the founder and president...