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

...it was expected to be less significant.Early Wednesday, Pam Tucker, the director of the Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division, said rainfall in the past 24 hours was already near 3 inches at Fort Gordon and 4 inches in Evans.The rain resulted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-24/christmas-eve-rain-soaked-ar
David Drakeley, who ran the Highlander Pub in North Augusta for years, dies at 76

...he died two years ago. Now, she, her husband Charles Lever, and sister Karen Drakeley handle most of the day-to-day operations.Drakeley-Lever was quick to note that her father always gave advice to his children from home on how to run the establishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-24/david-drake
Josh Smith expected to sign with Rockets

...will undergo surgery "in the near future." A timetable for his return and rehab will not be established until after the operation.Varejao, who signed a three-year, $30 million contract extension in October, averaged 9.8 points and 6.5 rebounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-24/josh-smith-expected-sign-rock
Owner of The Highlander made North Augusta pub feel like home

...he passed away two years ago. Now, she, husband Charles Lever and sisterKaren Drakeley handle most of the day-to-day operations.Drakeley-Lever was quick to note that her father always gave advice to his children from home on how to run the establishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-24/owner-highl
US orders for durable goods fall 0.7 percent in November

...strong, reflecting in part the projected investment plans of businesses to buy new equipment to expand and modernize their operations.Several other indicators point to continued growth.The Federal Reserve said earlier this month that factory production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-23/us-orders-durable-goods-fa
Wide receiver Shaq Roland leaves Gamecocks, might turn pro

...after-effects of throat surgery won't keep Frank Beamer from coaching at the Military Bowl on Saturday.Beamer underwent the operation in early December, shortly after the Hokies ended the regular season with a 24-20 win over Virginia.Beamer has since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-23/wide-receiver-shaq-roland
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...Monday, April 12, 2010 Coliseum Authority The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority was established to manage the operation and maintenance of the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium, Augusta's premier entertainment venues. Beset by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...specialized teams. The most visible of these divisions is Field Operations, the public face of the agency. This division operates...within the physical boundaries of Richmond County. Field Operations deputies provide emergency response in life threatening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-crime
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Services, Detention Center, Professional Standards, Special Operations and Patrol Division. Perhaps the most public face of...on a four days on and four days off schedule. The Special Operations Division consists of a Crime Suppression Unit, Traffic Unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime
Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant | The Augusta Chronicle

...The facility is home to two nuclear reactor units that began operation in the late 1980s. Each unit is capable of generating...In June of 2009, the license governing Plant Vogtle's operation was extended for another 20 years. Construction is underway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/vogtle-nuclear-powe