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Teen showman brings biggest production yet to Imperial stage

...and others fly in The Wizard of Oz was "mesmerizing," he said. Evan's focus shifted as he entered 2013. On New Year's Eve 2012, Evan decided he'd move from the stage and start his own company. His first foray into directing and producing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-03/teen-showman-brings-b
No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged

...turbulent coal market hastened the union's demise in Kentucky.The union era's death knell sounded in Kentucky on New Year's Eve, when Patriot Coal announced the closing of its Highland Mine. For the first time in about a century, in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-06/no-union-mines-left-kentuc
Royals reveling in their first championship since 1985

...national weather radars, stormed sporting goods to buy the latest apparel, and spent the night partying as if it was New Year's Eve in downtown Kansas City."Our fan base and our team share a real special bond," Hosmer said. "That's grown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-02/royals-reveling-their-fi
At Augusta's Bethel AME Church, its links to Charleston's stricken Emanuel AME Church were noted

...visited whenever they were in town."I feel close to the family because the Rev. Pinckney came and preached one New Year's Eve service," Arthur Stone said. "I got to know him and talked to him. I also sent donations to his campaign when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-21/augustas-bethel-ame-church-it
Wine Time: Menage a Trois Chardonnay 2013, California

...chocolates will make up for 364 days of neglect.I consider Valentine's Day amateur day for lovers, just as I think of New Year's Eve as amateur night for drinkers, Christmas as amateur day for gift givers and wishy-washy Christians and Thanksgiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-27/wine-time-menage-troi
Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty to fraud in Georgia

...conduct," Price said in court, shorn of the long hair and beard he wore when a sheriff's deputy pulled him over on New Year's Eve over tinted windows.The 2013 traffic stop marked the end of Price's time on the run. Price had vanished in June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-05/once-deemed-dead-fugitive-ban
Rants and Raves

...resignation from public office? A HUGE RAVE TO GLEN Carl and Operation Clean City for tidying up Broad Street after the New Year's Eve celebration. And a huge rave to downtown revelers for not leaving a whole lot of trash. Happy 2015! A RANT FOR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-16/rants-and-raves
Ramblin' Rhodes: Paths crossed with stars now gone

...performed in Vietnam on three tours and told me, "I worked in a hotel in Saigon for 10 days the first time there. On New Year's Eve at midnight, we sang Auld Lang Syne."It wasn't until the next day I learned the Viet Cong had planted 40 pounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-13/ramblin-rhodes-paths-
Mormon teens make trek to strengthen faith

Nearly 300 Mormon youth spent their New Year's Eve singing and dancing pioneer-style in the woods on Fort Gordon.Many of the young ladies exchanged fashionable cardigans for homespun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/mormon-teens-make-trek-streng
Chelsea falls into tie for first with defending Premier League champion

...City squandered a two-goal lead for the second time in four days after drawing 2-2 against Burnley on Sunday.On New Year's Eve, City secured Lampard until the end of the Premier League season. He had been set to join sister club New York City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-01/chelsea-falls-tie-fi