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Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

...Williams said.Braves: 1B Freddie Freeman (bruised right wrist) is scheduled for more treatment on Thursday. Freeman is eligible to come off the 15-day DL on Friday but is expected to need more recovery time.UP NEXTNationals: RHP Max Scherzer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/rookie-wisler-braves-end
French teen is first female to land on MLB's international registration lists for potential pro signing

...Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.Becoming the...her eligible to be signed by pro teams, is just the latest trail blazed by the 16-year-old...What I really like about this story is how she is thumbing her nose at the boys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-01/french-teen-first-female
'Be My Baby' is tale told in many places on one stage

...Dinner Theatre performances, Steve Walpert is the mastermind behind the show, instructing...Security in the summer of 2013. Betty Walpert is a drama instructor at John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School so performing in a show is difficult to do during the school year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-30/be-my-baby-tale-told-
No deal on Greek proposal as its bailout is about to expire; country set to default on IMF loans

...possibly even the EU.The government says this is scaremongering, and that a rejection of creditor demands will mean the country is in a better negotiating position.In Athens...debt relief, saying its mountainous debt is unsustainable.A Greek government official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/no-deal-greek-proposal-its
Heritage is threatened

...and not the single issue of slavery that is being preached today. I can only relate...after 150 years, their place in history is threatened.That same Southern spirit dwells...both the North and South alike. Missing is the leadership, strategy and plan possessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-01/heritage-threatened
Wine Time: Giesen Pinot Gris 2014, New Zealand

COST: $13-15WHAT: I think pinot gris is a largely underappreciated wine. It is a major grape in the Alsace region of France, but in many other countries it is almost an afterthought, despite the outstanding wines it produces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-30/wine-time-giesen-pino
Tour de France begins Saturday in Netherlands with tough course

PARIS - The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional...years, all at the top of their game.This is the recipe for an appetizing three-week feast of cycling."The way the Tour is structured this year, it is really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-01/tour-de-france-begin
Pop Rocks: T. Hardy Morris finds latest incarnation with Hardknocks

...Musically speaking, authenticity should sound easy but is never as easy as it sounds. It is, in fact, something of a quest, a long road developing...don't have a real sense of focus.What's different is while Morris has often seemed able to comfortably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-01/pop-rocks-t-hardy-mor
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: THIS IS FOR RUSH AND his "Dittoheads." Let me...CALL IT AND SPELL IT what you will. It is and always will be Clark Hill. I WISH THAT...for years and enjoyed his reporting. He is now going to be back at MSNBC. Unfortunately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-01/rants-raves
Pre-Civil War baseball card, circa 1860, will be auctioned

...been in the same family for over 150 years is going on the auction block where it could...as much as $50,000.Heritage Auctions is offering it on July 30 at its Platinum Night...championship from 1859 through 1861.The card is a photograph mounted on a 2.5 inch by 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/pre-civil-war-baseball-card-circa