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Winter rains pull South Carolina out of early stages of drought

...month was quite dry," he said. "But we had a lengthy period of rainfall beginning on the 20th that continued into Christmas Eve. Most everyone got their rains during that period. You got five straight days of rain and that was pretty much statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-23/winter-rains-pull-south-carol
Thousands could mark anniversary of civil rights clash in Selma

...Oprah Winfrey, other actors from Selma and hundreds more marched to the city's Edmund Pettus Bridge this past weekend on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But a bigger event is expected to attract more than 40,000 people ? including present and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-24/thousands-could-mark-anniversary-ci
Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

...cookies are a cross between a macaroon and a sugar cookie and they come together in no time. Whether you celebrate New Year's Eve with a formal sit-down dinner or a casual appetizer buffet, this week's Roasted Mushroom Spread is a great addition. ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/karin-calloway-1
Rants & Raves

...what they do or don't do? Why is it always someone else's fault? All the way back to Adam and Eve. To this date Adam will blame it on Eve. GREAT, NOW Augusta is faced with footing the bill for a special election and a runoff. Can we send...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-21/rants-raves
A Joyful Noise: Christmas Eve concert at St. John United Methodist

WHAT: Concerts with a Cause: Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and CarolsWHEN: 10:30 p.m. Wednesday...DETAILS: The St. John choirs and orchestra will present a Christmas Eve concert as part of its Concerts With a Cause series, which presents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-19/joyful-noise-christmas-e
Christmas Eve rain soaked area roads, but Christmas expected to be dry

If Wednesday seemed particularly wet and dreary, you would be right. The day broke the record for the wettest Christmas Eve that Augusta has ever had.Before 3 p.m., the area had already broken the existing Dec. 24 record of 2.02 inches, recorded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-24/christmas-eve-rain-soaked-ar
Region eyes Christmas Eve storms

...Forecasters say strong storms, some with the potential for isolated tornadoes, are possible over large parts of Georgia on Christmas Eve. The National Weather Service said the storms will form along and ahead of a cold front that's expected to move across north...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-22/region-eyes-christmas-eve-st
New Year's Eve crash kills Aiken County man

...Aiken County man, whose blood alcohol content was four times the legal limit, died Thursday from injuries in a New Year's Eve traffic accident, authorities said.Terry Sapp, 35, was pronounced dead at Georgia Regents Medical Center, according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-01/new-years-eve-crash-kills-ai
Burn Center treats 25 patients from Christmas Eve through Friday

From Christmas Eve until noon Friday, approximately 25 patients were treated at Joseph M. Still Burn Centers for what hospital spokeswoman Lindsay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-26/burn-center-treats-25-patien
Maybe 29-cent gas wasn't such a deal

St. Agnes' Eve ? Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ...? John Keats Every time I pass a gas station...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-18/maybe-29-cent-gas-wasnt-such