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UGA great Dan Magill dies at 93

...hired Felton to run sports information and promoted Magill to assistant athletic director.He built what became known as the "mecca" of tennis, regularly hosting the NCAA championships, with some help from his famous friends.Country hitmaker Kenny Rogers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-24/uga-great-dan-magill-dies
Islamic Society of Augusta honors families who made pilgrimage to Mecca

...returned from the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca undertaken by all Muslims who are able...said.Most traveled to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia from Nov. 28...spent three days in Medina and nine days in Mecca. They visited the Kaaba, the most sacred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-12-09/islamic-society-augusta-
Pop Rocks: Be sure to make time for Broad Street

...Whether that's true or colorful Garden City lore is tough to determine. What is fact is that Broad Street has become a mecca for independent businesses and is one of the best places in the city to get a sense of the real Augusta. Here's a look at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-08/pop-rocks-be-sure-mak
Child care interrupts retirement

...language barrier. We've lowered it considerably with Spanish lessons and daily practice. Also, in this tourist and expat mecca, a majority of the Mexicans we meet speak at least some English. It's still mentally exhausting and often humbling to get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/child-care-interrupts-retirement
Alvin Sanders

...States Army Veteran and a 1976 graduate of Aiken High School. Survivors include his wife, Sunok Pae Sanders; two daughters, Mecca (Chris) Sanders El, Graniteville, SC and Ashley Nicole Sanders, North Augusta, SC; a son, Alvin Marcus Sanders El...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171308097
The evolution of an arts Mecca

...restaurants and shops. Williamsburg's evolution as an art Mecca is a familiar story in New York City real estate history. Driven...Williamsburg's future. "Do I ever think we'll not be an art Mecca? No. Do I think there is going to be a Starbucks here someday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/12/art_411846.shtml
Arts
Area becoming shopping Mecca

...restaurants. The area off Bobby Jones Expressway near Wrightsboro and Wheeler roads has become a regional shopping hub -- a Mecca for thousands of consumers a day. Augusta Mall general manager Linda Hardin calls it "the critical mass of retail development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/17/bus_228338.shtml
Business
Daytona has become a 'Motorsports mecca'

...the son of the founder and president of Daytona's parent company, International Speedway Corp. "He built a motorsports Mecca." Speed Weeks is more than three weeks of racing. It's a pilgrimage. It's where drivers chase their dreams, whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/17/nas_370002.shtml
Nascar
The Four Seasons: NY 'power lunch' mecca turns 50

...restaurant, the storied dining room that practically invented New York's concept of the "power lunch" -- a networking mecca of money, clout, good looks, even global spirituality. This year marks the 50th anniversary for the restaurant just off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/13/foo_523741.shtml
Food
What Is It?

...fastest and most expensive car ever seen."Duesenbergs were soon seen as a symbol of success, and New York City became a mecca for being seen in or near one of these cars. Just being photographed standing next to a Duesenberg evoked a sense of success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-05-08/what-it