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What do you deem most memorable about Augusta's past 50 years?

Several weeks ago I asked your thoughts on the top stories for our region over the past 50 years. I got a few nominations, so I'll share what I have and see whether you can add to it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/what-do-you-deem-most-memorab
Savannah tour seeks Paula Deen, Forrest Gump impersonators

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A simple impression won't likely get you far, but if your impersonation of a Savannah icon nails that character, Old Savannah Tours might have a gig for you.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-24/savannah-tour-seeks-paula-de
Cecelia Seiler, 'mom of Uga,' dies in Savannah

Cecelia Seiler, the University of Georgia graduate whose love for a little white bulldog pup more than half a century ago gave birth to a dynasty of UGA mascots, died Thursday afternoon in Savannah, Ga., after a lengthy illness.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-06/cecelia-seiler-mom-uga-di
Ramblin' Rhodes: Anniversary calls for look back at 50 years in journalism

It's hard to believe that Thursday, March 27, marks my 47th anniversary of being employed by Morris Communications Co., starting as a police beat reporter for the Savannah (Ga.) Evening Press.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-26/ramblin-rhodes-annive
Short trips, long on charm

Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga., are among the South's most popular tourist destinations, attracting millions of visitors annually with their history, restaurants and streetscapes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-09-26/short-trips-long-charm
The Artside: Trio started painting later in life

It's never too late to become an artist; so say a trio of painters set to open a show Thursday, July 11, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center's hallway gallery. Cathy Armstrong, Linda Hardy and Susan Porterfield all began working with art after years devoted to families and careers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-07-08/artside-trio-started-
Ghost film-makers spook Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Ghost-friendly Savannah is giving the cold shoulder to a Syfy production that wants to film in Colonial Park Cemetery.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-13/ghost-film-makers-spook-sava
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Highlights from this fall's book releases

NEW YORK - As the fall season approaches, the book world is still searching for this year's great American novel.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/21/art_4118.shtml
Arts
The art of being a couch potato is put to the test

Recently, a contingent of British potato growers petitioned the Oxford English Dictionary to remove the term "couch potato" from the lexicon. Evidently it was, in their eyes, demeaning to the noble spud.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/19/liv_459016.shtml
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Applause calendar

GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/30/ent_457365.shtml
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