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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
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
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
Oscar nod part of McConaughey's 'McConaissance'

...to make routine.MUD: In many years, McCon aughey's supporting role as the title character in Jeff Nichols' Mississippi River coming-of-age film would have gotten him Oscar consideration in its own right. In Mud, he plays a love-sick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-02-27/oscar-nod-part-mcconaugheys-
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
World Series shifts to St. Louis

...has hit just .188 so far in the Series.The Red Sox will spend this weekend at the stadium a few blocks from the Mississippi River."I believe our ballpark is very fair. I don't think there's one thing that would make our team any more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-25/world-series-shifts-st-l
Bull riding to start off Augusta Futurity events

...before the official start of the 35th edition of the Augusta Futurity. The largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River features a full schedule of events that runs through Jan. 25.The newest competition on the schedule this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-15/bull-riding-start-aug