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Loss to Floyd Mayweather could be a political win for Manny Pacquiao

...against Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend, certainly has that working for him.Having established himself as a local politician, the natural path for Pacquiao, 36, would be the 24-seat Senate, a national position, which has been used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-10/loss-floyd-mayweathe
Memphis Pyramid seeks former glory with new Bass Pro Shops

...no real purpose.It's time for the Pyramid to be reborn.To the delight of outdoorsmen, tourist officials and local politicians, the Pyramid opened Wednesday as the newest location for Bass Pro Shops.The outdoor goods retailer has converted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-04-30/memphis-pyramid-seeks-former
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...and everything is for sale.' "Folks who have read it say some of the characters are identifiable as state and local politicians and other public figures, who probably turned a ghostly shade of pale when they read it.Temple is working on his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...measure requiring a higher burden of proof when fining local politicians over late campaign finance reports.The House bill...bill requires the state ethics commission to prove local politicians knowingly and willfully refused to file their campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
Analysis: Explaining Georgia's new road revenue plan

...own gas tax to make up for the money the state is taking from their coffers, but the political pain will fall on local politicians rather than legislators.There is, however, $7.5 million in new fees on alternative-fuel vehicles, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-01/analysis-explaining-ga-r
Notable Deaths of 2014

...was president of Harrell S. Tiller Realty, a successful businessman and among the last of an influential group of local politicians hailing from south Augusta.DAVID DRAKELEYDEC. 21Drakeley, a native of Derby, England, owned The Highlander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/notable-deaths-2014
Kirby: It's colder in Augusta and my body can prove it

...calling within a month ... and Florida might be here this weekend.TODAY'S JOKE: Bill Wood shares this one:A local politician was almost killed yesterday in a tragic horseback-riding accident. He fell from a horse and was nearly trampled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/kirby-its-colder-augusta-and-
Private school Heritage Academy completes renovations

...in the historic Houghton Building on Greene Street.The ceremony, which included a worship service attended by local politicians, business leaders and city residents, showcased Heritage Academy's newly opened second floor.The new floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-17/private-school-heritage-a
Continued pressure from Isakson moves shipping channel deepening project in Savannah forward

...That's because, the senator ? along with most of the Georgia congressional delegation, the governor and several local politicians ? have been pushing OMB to include the federal share of the project in the president's next budget. Until then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-26/continued-pressure-isaks
Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah helps North rout South in Senior Bowl

...by flames before 45,000 fans who crowded into Ohio Stadium to celebrate the team's national title.Onstage, local politicians delivered speeches and players danced and joked with each other while chants of "O-H! I-O!" rang out throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-24/nebraskas-ameer-abdullah-