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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
'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
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
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
Local author voices Uncle Remus on CD

...Turner has done other voice work, such as a recording of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and voice characters for commercials...learning more."I was surprised to find out that (Mark Twain) was a huge fan of Harris," he said. "He said of Harris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-12-12/local-author-voices-uncl
Loser leaders

Will Rogers and Mark Twain were legendary for scathing, cutting reviews of this nation's leaders."There is no distinctly American criminal class ? except...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-11-10/loser-leaders
Annual guide to weather, trends is out

Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.? Mark Twain The first day of November has arrived, and our weather should see heavy rain.At least, that's what my Old Farmer's Almanac...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-31/annual-guide-weather-trends-o
Where were you when Kennedy was shot?

When I was younger I could remember anything.? Mark Twain Where were you and what were you doing when you got the news 50 years ago that President Kennedy had been killed?It's one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-04/where-were-you-when-kennedy-w
It's Westobou Festival time: Art, music, dance, visuals and film in focus

...regularly on National Public Radio's Wait Wait ...Don't Tell Me and, as a writer and public speaker, is part of the Mark Twain/H.L. Mencken tradition. (7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $25) ongoing visual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-01/its-westobou-festival