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Don't twist that Oreo: Cookie gets skinny, 'sophisticated'

...name could be a stealth way to appeal to people who want to watch their weight, without the stigma of being seen as a diet food.Although the original Oreos started in the U.S. in 1912, Americans won't be the first to taste the Thins. The slimmer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/dont-twist-oreo-cookie-get
Half of Americans Can't Handle a Small Emergency. Here's What to Do If You're in That Group.

...apartment? Move to a smaller one. For variable things, like food, just be smarter. Make a meal plan and a grocery list before...If not, pass. About to go out to a restaurant when you have food at home? Will you remember it in a week? Will you be glad you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-07-06/half-amer
Doubling the minimum wage is fraught with employment dangers

...were focusing on net employment changes in restaurant and fast-food industries, not all industries. UNFORTUNATELY, THESE reports...businesses, especially those in competitive industries, like fast food, are constantly engaged in responding to cost increases from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-04/doubling-minimum
Smart, social -- and messy -- birds make great pets, fans say

...You can teach them tricks, and they eat a lot of the same food we do. They're hilarious, and loads of fun.""Particularly...is not for clean freaks.""They poop on you and throw their food around. I have to clean the splattered fruits and vegetables...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2015-07-04/smart-social-and-messy-birds-m
Islamic center holds community Ramadan meal

...to refraining as best as possible from bad words, thoughts and actions, and that by abstaining from the minor things such as food and drink, he will be able to abstain from major things."Muslims try their best to survive the temptations of the devil and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/islamic-center-holds-communit
Euthanasia in the home is growing in popularity

...My wife and I had previously had two cats put down, both times at a clinic. As Echo became sicker, as she lost interest in food and water, and after an overnight stay at an emergency hospital failed to stop the downward spiral, we talked seriously about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2015-07-04/euthanasia-home-growing-popula
Patty Ginsburg

...member of the Congregation Children Of Israel in Augusta, GA. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donation to your local food bank. SHELLHOUSE-RIVERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 715 E. PINE LOG RD., AIKEN, SC Mrs. Ginsburg's online guest registry...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175221609
Kraft shareholders approve sale of company to Heinz

...Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies with annual revenue of about $28 billion.Heinz' owners, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the Brazilian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-01/kraft-shareholders-approve
ConAgra to sell store-brand food business

...sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying...the company with a larger presence in the growing private label food segment. Then-CEO Gary Rodkin called it a "logical and exciting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/conagra-sell-store-brand-f
South Augusta Chick-fil-A opens Thursday

A new Chick-fil-A opens Thursday in south Augusta.The fast food restaurant at 3130 Peach Orchard Road features the chain's new interior and kitchen design and dual drive-through ordering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-01/south-augus