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Around the block

...Gillespie.Panel topics include beach reads, mystery and suspense, Prohibition in Atlanta, Civil War memories and Mark Twain.There will also be activities for children, including readings from children's authors.The festival is free and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-11-03/around-block
Kirby: More notes from hither and yon in postcards

It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.- Mark Twain Still rolling across America were Paul and Cherry Perdue, of Evans, wanted to see the Braves play the Red Sox in Boston's Fenway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-13/kirby-more-notes-hither-and-y
Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

...Sciences' Broadcasting Hall of Fame, being named most popular star on television by the Harris Poll and awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.Tickets for both events are available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/jay-leno-john-fogerty-coming
Last two supercentenarians have seen world of changes

...have seen war destroy landmarks and cities and have seen them rebuilt. They witnessed the Gilded Age, a term coined by Mark Twain, and the dawn of civil rights, the rise and fall of the fascists and Benito Mussolini, the first polio vaccines and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-04/world-apart-2-women-birthdates-1800
The Artside: Sometimes paintings tell more than what's obvious

...academic classicist and a friend of such noted artists as Augustus Saint-Gaudens and John Singer Sargent, as well as Mark Twain, who was best man at his 1879 wedding to Elizabeth Merrill in Paris.Millet was also a dear friend of Archibald Butt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-28/artside-sometimes-pai
Yamma Brown pens book about Godfather of Soul

...Publisher announced Wednesday it has acquired Hijuelos' Twain and Stanley Enter Paradise, based on the friendship between Mark Twain and the explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Grand Central will also publish Hijuelos' Another Spaniard in the Works...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-03/yamma-brown-pens-book-ab
Newly published Williams story tells of college love

...young, probably around the 1930s," said Strand managing editor Andrew Gulli, who has previously unearthed works by Mark Twain and Robert Louis Stevenson. "The funny thing is that Williams in his notebooks and memoirs went into a lot of detail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-29/newly-published-williams-story-tell
An almost right word is still the wrong word

...different words. One that many people are familiar with; the other, not so much.The conversation reminded me of that Mark Twain adage:"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-15/almost-right-word-still-wrong
'The Augusta Chronicle' has been working to earn your trust since 1785

American humorist Mark Twain once said, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated," after reading his obituary in a New York newspaper.I suppose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-05/augusta-chronicle-has-been-wo
Two centures of 'the greatest hits' of Augusta

...things I can tell you about the speaker. First, he has never been arrested. And second, I don't know why ...? Mark Twain As most of you know, The Augusta Chronicle has been around a long time ? 229 years as of last month. With that in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2014-09-11/two-centures-greatest-hi