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Rants & Raves

...We do not have the votes to fire this group of incompetent spendthrifts and my taxes have become overwhelmingly burdensome. Instead of each of us having to move out of the county, can we not just move our district out of their greedy hands? A RANT TO The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/rants-raves
American Airlines tops Street 4Q forecasts

...according to Zacks Investment Research.Airlines are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices, which they are keeping instead of sharing with passengers through lower ticket prices. American will benefit particularly because it doesn't hedge against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/american-airlines-tops-str
Columbia County School Board trustees approve massive rezoning plan, grant waivers

...said Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carraway, adding that school system officials anticipated 400 new students last fall and instead grew by more than 600. "But at the end of the day, we want to do what's best for the students."The approved plan could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-27/columbia-county-school-bo
Karin Calloway: Angel Biscuits are homey treat

...knives.As with many Southern biscuit recipes, the fat in these Angel Biscuits is shortening. However, you can use butter instead. Once you've pulsed or cut in the shortening, you'll add the wet ingredients and mix gently until you have a sticky dough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2015-01-27/karin-calloway-angel-biscuits-
Cher in the City: Bubba, and the Y, teach about family

...surprise, surprise) sometimes I don't always remember names. As I entered, I was not alarmed when Bubba gave me a hug instead of taking my extended hand. I just hugged him back."Hey Cher, I'm Bubba, and I know you," he said."Hey Bubba...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-27/cher-city-bubba-and-y
Wine Time: Menage a Trois Chardonnay 2013, California

...white and rose blends to include many single varietals. To keep the name true, the winery blends grapes from three areas instead of using three different varietals.The Chardonnay, for instance, breaks down to 60 percent from Monterey County, 31 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-27/wine-time-menage-troi
Augusta boy doing well on marijuana oil drug

...ensure Georgia families could get the oil, has been stripped from the bill after opposition by Gov. Nathan Deal.The bill instead would decriminalize possession of the oil in Georgia but leave families at risk of federal violations for crossing state lines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-27/augusta-boy-doing-well-marij
Railroad crossings get updates

...road or just leave a gaping hole. The 10-inch screws would often slip out of the wood and stick up, creating issues."Instead of going back to the wood timbers that rot out so much quicker, we're going with rubber that goes right up against the rail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/railroad-crossings-get-update
Overtime

...than a week after his caddie originally told the tale to the Golf Channel.Turns out Allenby, 43, was not kidnapped but instead spent much of that night in a strip club, where he ran up a $3,400 bar tab with "a group of friends," according to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-26/overtime
Gov. Deal chides Georgia mayors

...those with mental illness who are involved in relatively minor, nonviolent crimes like check fraud and attempted burglary. Instead of costly incarceration, the courts prescribe counseling, treatment and intensive probation."If you look at the map...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/gov-deal-chides-georgi