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Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
When a man loves a song: Sound engineer reflects on Percy Sledge

...Johnson said.Afterward, Sledge became a star and helped his native northwest Alabama establish itself as a recording Mecca that drew Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, the Allman Brothers Band, Bob Seger and other top-shelf stars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-18/when-man-loves-song-sound-engineer-
Ryan Palmer believes this could be his year at Masters

...ball well and everything is clicking," Palmer said. "The awe factor is always there. This is the Masters. This is the Mecca. But the 'Oh my god it's Augusta' is gone. This is a 98-man field and I feel I have a chance to win as well as any of...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/ryan-palmer-believes-could-be-his-year-mas
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-
Stars get chilly reception in Big Apple for All-Star game

...fans when I was in Miami. But if I could have 82 regular-season games in the Garden, you know I would, because it's the mecca of basketball. You get a great feeling when you walk in there because there is so much history. It's going to be fun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-13/stars-get-chilly-reception-bi
All-Star Game to bring good basketball back to Big Apple

...away at it. All-Star weekend is the next chapter."Regardless of what the Knicks or the Nets are doing, the city is the Mecca of basketball," said TNT analyst Kenny Smith, who grew up in Queens before winning two NBA titles in Houston."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-09/all-star-game-bring-good-bask
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