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Don't let animals die

...tax-deductible) or time and/or visit on Wednesdays or Saturdays. You also could give a home to a grateful furry four-legged friend.The difference between these two organizations and the people who lead and staff them is stark. This can be readily discerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-28/dont-let-animals-die
Carjacking victim found safe in North Augusta

...Dreaden, 21, phoned the department from Gregg's Gas Plus on Jefferson Davis Highway, indicating she was dropped off by a friend. At about 1 p.m. Friday, two witnesses told a North Augusta Public Safety officer that Dreaden was carjacked and was last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-28/carjacking-victim-foun
City Ink: New board members mean more work for me in 2015

...acquainted with in a phone call recommended by a friend. They were both in high school at the time...but nobody did anything about it. AN ABSENT FRIEND: I'm so sad over the death of my good friend Harrell Tiller, the only 70-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-27/city-ink-new-bo
Michaux: Georgia needs splashy replacement for Mike Bobo

...Bobo at Georgia and Chad Morris at Clemson should send shudders through both fan bases. Bobo taking offensive line coach Will Friend with him to Colorado State was a double-whammy for the Bulldogs.How each school deals with enhancing its staffs in the coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-27/michaux-georgia-needs-spl
You Remembered: Fort Gordon

...Fort Gordon. This was memorable because that was the month and year of the huge snowfall that shutdown the Southeast.I and a friend departed Fort Gordon on a Friday when the snow and ice began falling. I was driving a 1970 VW Beetle and we were headed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/you-remembered-fort-gordon
Area baseball talent gathers to support former Evans, Augusta State's Matt Blume

...to support one of their own.Family, friends and former teammates gathered for Come...fields thanking those in attendance as his friends and former teammates instructed youth...playing with Blume, and he was happy to see friends and former teammates support Blume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-27/area-baseball-talent-gat
Jets coach Rex Ryan expects to be fired on Monday

After months of speculation, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan is bracing for his ouster on Monday.Ryan told friends he expects to be fired by owner Woody Johnson, league sources said Saturday.Ryan began removing items from his office prior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-27/jets-coach-rex-ryan-expect
Avoid crowds, costs on ski getaways

...her husband for years, this trip was different. They were introducing their two children, ages 14 and 25, and their two friends, to skiing.Their plan for spring break was to use the home they had rented in Breckenridge, Colo., as a base for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-27/avoid-crowds-costs-ski-getaways
December pet adoptions fall at Augusta shelter

...program, in which it works with its nonprofit volunteer organization, Friends of the Animal Shelter, to temporarily place adoptable pets with qualified caregivers.She said Friends of the Animal Shelter has funded 859 spay and neuter operations so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/december-pet-adoptions-fall-a
Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...seven left."It's starting to sink in," Copenhaver said. "But, golly, to leave office with the continued support of the community, with friends in the military and law enforcement, I am really, really blessed."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-27/copenhaver-served-mayor-