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Southern Nationals returns to Augusta this weekend

...it also generates national attention for Augusta. This is the only major drag-race tournament held east of the Mississippi River."The event, which annually takes place the third weekend of July, begins with noncompetitive testing and a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-18/southern-nationals-returns-a
LSU tandem, friends likely to go seperate ways in draft

...they spent breaks at either Beckham's family home in New Orleans or the Landry's place in Convent, a small Mississippi River town between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. They were constantly together at lunch, dinner, even at a few NBA games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-06/lsu-tandem-friends-likely-go-
You're welcome

...growing bedroom communities of Columbia County to find Thurmond Lake, one of the largest manmade lakes east of the Mississippi River whose 1,200-mile shoreline is larger than the Eastern seaboard.For less leisurely water fun, you might want to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-05/youre-welcome
Prepare gardens to enjoy beauty of hummingbirds

...conditions.The Ruby-Throated hummingbird is the main species we see and are the only hummingbirds to nest east of the Mississippi River. They begin their migratory journey about the first of February, departing from Central America and the Yucatan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-04-09/prepare-gardens-enjo
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...Covered dock on deep water cove just a few minutes from the main channel of the LARGEST MAN-MADE LAKE EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Thats right, Strom Thurmond Lake [on the Savannah river] has 1200+ miles of shoreline. The limited number...

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Ft. Stewart expects to shed 1,900 troops in 2015

...another send-off within the next year. Only this time, it will be for good.The largest Army post east of the Mississippi River, Fort Stewart is scheduled to lose roughly 1,900 soldiers when its 2nd Brigade gets shuttered as part of the Army's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-15/ft-stewart-expects-shed-1900-
Augusta Futurity events feature cutting horses, Wrangler Family Fun Fest

The Augusta Futurity, the 35th edition of the largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River, continues through Saturday, Jan. 25, at James Brown Arena. Cutting horse competition begins at 10 a.m. daily.The Wrangler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/augusta-futurity-even
Augusta Futurity celebrates 35th anniversary with 2014 show

...kid-friendly event offers dancers, live music and a petting zoo.Last year, the largest cutting horse event east of the Mississippi River offered a total purse of $351,755 (plus an additional $80,000 in Stallion Stakes Incentive money) with 493...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2014-01-18/augusta-futurity-celebra
Bull riding event is on tap at James Brown Arena

...35th edition of the Augusta Futurity, which officially begins Sunday. The largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River features a full schedule of events that runs through Jan. 25.The newest competition to the schedule this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2014-01-17/bull-riding-event-tap-ja
Georgia star linebacker Ramik Wilson will be back next season

...fanfare will overlap the city's New Year's Eve festivities. On the agenda are days of concerts along bank of the Mississippi River, games and fireworks displays.The celebration, which officially begins Dec. 31, is expected to generate some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-28/georgia-star-linebacker-r