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Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...and to encourage others toward Christian service.In China she would teach some of the most influential people in the Far East. One was a young girl who became Madam Chiang Kai-Shek. She invited Emma to her Dec. 1, 1927, wedding to her country's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/augusta-missionary-emma-
Augusta residents spending on summer trips

...college, doing some things that they've always intended to do, which can be fairly expensive ? travel to Europe, the Far East. You name it. From people just going to Hawaii, it's all over the place."American travelers are expected to spend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-11/augusta-res
Red Sox look Far East

...on the Jackets roster, it's the Far East that figures to produce the next wave...an untapped vein of talent. "The Far East is obviously very rich in talent and...Sox representatives were from the Far East -- 22-year-old Japanese right-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/18/bas_265845.shtml
Baseball
Robert Symms

...states. Robert was selected by Eastman Kodak to be the first photographer to serve in Kodak's "Mentor" program in the Far East, instructing in the photography of children. He presented Seminars to hundreds of professional photographers in Singapore...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170963554
Russians abandon resource-rich East to find employment

...the growing ranks of Russians in the Far East who have become migrant laborers...into the rugged, virgin lands of the Far East, which served the political aim of...bailing out. The thinly populated Far East has lost 10 percent of its residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/20/bus_247908.shtml
Business
Youth duck hunt draws crowd

They traveled from from as far south as Columbus, Ga., and as far east as Beaufort, S.C., And they didn't leave disappointed. Last weekend's youth duck hunt at Lake Russell Waterfowl Management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/20/out_334053.shtml
Outdoors
Idaho pitcher dominates in win

No team in recent years has been as successful at scouting and signing players from the Far East as the Boston Red Sox. In landing Matt Thompson, the Red Sox went far West, and the young right-hander is proof that scouting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/29/bas_315913.shtml
Baseball
Marco Polo's travels scrutinized for authenticity

...across mostly uncharted waters to his destination in the Far East. One book of particular importance was Description of...reports handed down by Persian or Arabic guidebooks on the Far East that the Polo family collected on its travels. "It is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/14/ent_306487.shtml
Things to Do
Rants & Raves

...as Florida and as far north as Tennessee. I'm just glad that they didn't have to go as far west as Alabama or as far east as South Carolina. Those guys would have been worn out from the travel. By the way, I loved the headline about "shiver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-21/rants-raves
Faith digest

...Dr. Billy Kim will preach. He is the pastor emeritus of one of South Korea's largest churches and chairman of the Far East Broadcasting Company in Korea. A 40-member Korean Children's Choir, which travels with Dr. Kim, will also perform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-02-28/faith-digest