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Christmas Eve rain soaked area roads, but Christmas expected to be dry

...recorded in 1997.National Weather Service meteorologist Hunter Coleman said Bush Field had recorded 2.82 inches since midnight and 3.28 inches since Tuesday. More rain was expected to fall throughout the evening, but it was expected to be less significant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-24/christmas-eve-rain-soaked-ar
Snow on New Year's Eve possible

...to 2 inches of rainfall today with a possibility of severe thunderstorms. The majority of rain is expected to fall between midnight and sunrise.Christmas Day will see some sun but another system pushing through this weekend will bring more rain.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/snow-new-years-eve-possible
Music by Turner: 40 years ago, listeners tuned in to 'Mad Music Asylum'

...stay on the air until 2 a.m. ... or even later. Augusta-area TV stations (all three of them!) usually signed off at midnight, so we were the only game in town on late Sunday nights.Of course, most everything we played was on vinyl, and we took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-23/music-turner-40-years
Christmas church services

...children's Mass; 6:30 p.m. vigil; midnight Mass? St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church...family Mass; 9 p.m. brass and choir; midnight brass and congregational singing...service; 8 p.m. Mass (Spanish); midnight Mass? Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-19/christmas-church-service
Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell is slain

...Drake Ledet, an Auburn sophomore living in an apartment near the shooting scene, said he heard several gunshots after midnight."I'd say it was at least eight (shots)," Ledet said, adding he looked outside to see what was happening. "People...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-14/auburn-football-player-ja
2014 Holiday Events

...for ages 3-17 NEW YEAR'S EVE MASQUE: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; champagne toast, midnight countdown, balloon drop with prizes, favors, live entertainment, dancing; cocktail attire; masks required for entrance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-11/2014-holiday-events
Matt Kemp among players on the move as winter meetings wrap up

...Padres and Jeff Bridich with the Rockies. Matt Silverman replaced Friedman with the Rays. In deals announced just before midnight Wednesday, the Dodgers acquired Kendrick from the Angels to play second and worked to obtain Jimmy Rollins from Philadelphia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-11/matt-kemp-among-players-
Giant trees, gingerbread add to dazzle of holidays

...DAYTaylor Swift hosts the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration with Ryan Seacrest when the ball drops in New York City at midnight. In Key West, Fla., they'll be dropping a giant man-made conch shell, while in Atlanta, they drop an 800-pound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2014-12-13/giant-trees-gingerbread-add-
Wreaths now in all shapes, styles

...frame to be hung anywhere or put on a mantle. Look for warm white lights on silvery or copper wire, or go with all crimson or midnight blue. (save-on-crafts.com)No matter what your wreath is made of, the message is one of welcoming holiday cheer.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-06/wreaths-now-all-shapes-styles
New Bojangles' opening near Augusta Mall in time for Black Friday

...Bojangles' will open Thursday near the Augusta Mall.The 3,800-square-foot eatery at 3360 Wrightsboro Road will open at midnight to accommodate Black Friday shoppers and will remain open 24 hours throughout the weekend, according to a news release.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-25/new-bojangl