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Macon, Ga., pastor wins Augusta VA's resident chaplain of year

...thanking all the people who helped her graduate from the Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Pastoral Education Program.Luckily, no speech was required after she was named the Augusta area's resident chaplain of the year.The first-time award was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-18/macon-ga-pastor-wins-augusta
Responders did their best

...the victim's sister and her father came running to me as I was walking my dog, saying that the girl was underwater, we luckily were near the bridge, and I remembered seeing the security man. He put the call in, and it was amazing how fast everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-19/responders-did-their-bes
Wine Time: Liberty School Merlot 2011, Central Coast

...vineyards that shouldn't have been planted have been ripped up and new Merlot vines have been planted in the right places. Luckily, there are many serious Merlot makers still around, and the numbers are growing.The folks at Liberty School are more known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-03/wine-time-liberty-sch
Dine & Dish: Steakhouse is Prime spot for dinner

...cheese, all varieties of potatoes, stuffed mushrooms, grilled asparagus and more.My eyes may have glazed over slightly. Luckily, our waiter, John, also had specials to present, and the minute we heard that there was a calamari appetizer, we knew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-10/dine-dish-steakhouse-
Wine Time: Prazo de Roriz 2011, Douro

...world, Portugal has begun producing world-class table wines.New whites and reds are coming out in a dizzying assortment. Luckily for American consumers, nearly all of them are high quality and fun to drink. The Prazo de Roriz is a great example of what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-23/wine-time-prazo-de-ro
Officials seize more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

...Florida Department of Agriculture, said the agency so far has found 141,000 snails in 26 areas of Miami-Dade County. Luckily, he said, they have not yet progressed into any of the state's rich agricultural areas. The snails eat 500 types of plants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/officials-seize-more-1200-ill
Gurley, special teams, defense share credit for Georgia's win

...without them," Gurley said. "They had stopped them a couple of times and we didn't execute like we were supposed to. Luckily they kept stopping them and stopping and we finally scored and put them away."On the Clemson side, the narratives that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-30/gurley-special-teams-defe
Novak Djokovic survives injury scare at Wimbledon

...sending him into the fourth round and keeping alive his bid for a second Wimbledon title and seventh Grand Slam championship."Luckily there is nothing damaged," Djokovic said. "I just came from the doctor's office, ultrasound. It's all looking good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-27/novak-djokovic-survi
Tiger Woods shows his rust on rough day at Hoylake

...if he did, Woods' game being in any sort of shape to take advantage of it."I'm pretty far back," Woods conceded. "Luckily I've got two rounds to go. And hopefully I can do something like Paul did in '99. He made up, I think, 10 in one day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-18/tiger-woods-shows-his-rust-r
Rants & Raves

...by some Augusta residents at the time who did not seem to think too highly of the fort and were glad to see it downsized. Luckily for Augusta (and those naysayers) Fort Gordon has steadily grown in the technology arena and increased its scope of operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/rants-raves