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Rants & Raves

...Chronicle whining about the animal shelter: I am so sick of the unwed mothers who keep on having babies so they can get free food, free housing, free health care, etc. NOW WE HAVE AN improved Richmond Coun ty school security force. Does that mean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/rants-raves
Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia On My Mind Day to be treat for tourists, locals

...Mind Day at what is now known as the Georgia Visitor Information Center.Anyone from the Augusta area can come and enjoy free food (peaches, sausage from Ogeechee Meat Market, popcorn, etc.) and souvenirs (such as key chains) from tourism and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-09/ramblin-rhodes-georgi
Silicon Valley interns begin perk-filled summer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of 20-something Google summer interns weigh their favorite perks, but where to begin? With bikes, buses, massages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-08/silicon-valley-interns-beg
Free picnic celebrating children's museum Saturday

...of its members.The picnic will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 965 Hickman Road. There will be free food, live music by Karen Gordon and Tara Scheyer, games, crafts and storytime.Donations of books and art supplies will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-12/free-picnic-celebrating-chil
Churches to celebrate Independence Day

...30 to 8:30 p.m. July 4Where: Curtis Baptist Church, 1326 Broad St.What: Family-friendly event that includes free food, inflatables and face painting for the children and competitive and non-competitive fun runs for teens and adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-06-27/churches-celebrate-indep
Book challenges churches to re-examine charity

...of his seminar March 15 at the Church of the Most Holy Comforter.Many churches and charities try to help by offering free food and clothing, but over time that one-way giving creates a sense of dependency and hurts the dignity of the very people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-03-07/book-challenges-churches
Georgia man sets barbecue record

...hamburgers and 526 sausages during the more than three days he was grilling. It didn't go to waste. Greeff handed out free food to bystanders, while much of it went to local charities that feed the needy. From the moment Greeff started grilling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-28/georgia-man-sets-barbcue-rec
Abilene plans Easter egg drop

...children.An event before the egg drop will kick off at 10 a.m. with inflatables, face painting, games and live music. Free food will be provided for the first 3,000 children.Guests should pre-register. More information is available at www...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-04-04/abilene-plans-easter-egg
Wal-Mart Supercenter opens on Wrightsboro Road

...Supercenter in metro Augusta opened Wednesday morning.Between 500 and 1,000 shoppers took advantage of giveaways and free food samples within two hours of the 148,000-square-foot store's opening at 3338 Wrightsboro Road, on the corner of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-03-26/wal-mart-su
Gravy train might be coming to an end in big-time college athletics

...College Players Association as a sophomore in the mid-1990s after seeing teammate Donnie Edwards suspended for accepting free food when his scholarship money ran out before the end of the month.Now Huma is involved with the Northwestern players and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-25/gravy-train-might-be-comi