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Rants & Raves

...PRIVATE probation outfit and a couple of judge suspects for assisting them in this endeavor. SO LET ME GET THIS right; the home owners will see their taxes go up while the people who deserve to pay the tax (ones with large parking lots and large non-natural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-25/rants-raves
Local builder wants conversation with commission on city's bidding process

...Augusta Chronicle last year the development was the city's effort to diversify its housing portfolio beyond its current focus on owner-occupied residences in the urban core. Using a first phase of funding, $800,000 from U.S. Housing and Urban Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-25/local-builder-wants-conv
Browns' Josh Gordon could be facing another lenghty suspension after failing drug test

...relationship between NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft as his main reason for his skepticism.Sherman...before intensifying at night.On their way to the airport, team owner Robert Kraft, president Jonathan Kraft and coach Bill Belichick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-25/browns-josh-gordon-could-be-f
NASCAR, IndyCar drivers team up for victory in Rolex 24 at Daytona

...You know, getting to come down and have the opportunity to run this race for Chip (Ganassi) and Felix (Sabates, co-owner) and knowing that you have a chance to win it every year that you're down here, you know, it makes you want to come do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-25/nascar-indycar-drive
Patriots' Brandon Browner gets shot at former team in Super Bowl

...substance abuse policy. "I was suspended over there and I was still able to get a ring. That was a decision by the coach and the owner to give me that. They didn't have to."Since joining Revis, McCourty and safety Patrick Chung, Browner has solidified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-25/patriots-brandon-browner-gets
Gucci salutes France in record time without designer Giannini at Milan's fashion week

...than had been announced.Giannini's exit from the storied Florentine fashion house was announced last month by the French owners, Kering, which said she would leave after showing the men's and women's collections for autumn and winter 2016. No reason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-24/gucci-salutes-france-record-time-wi
Will Mayor Hardie Davis continue open-door policy?

...legal documents, his attorney said, "You are 100 percent sole owner and will make every decision yourself.""I stopped him and...efforts to make animal abuse penalties stiffer and no puppy mill owners trying to block efforts to put teeth in city ordinances that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-24/will-mayor-hard
A Joyful Noise: Dixie Melody Boys

...Highway, HarlemCOST: FreeABOUT THE GROUP: Ed O'Neal joined The Dixie Melody Boys in 1961, and a few years later became its owner and manager. Under his leadership, the gospel quartet has earned a Grammy nomination and several fan awards nominations from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-23/joyful-noise-dixie-melod
Police looking for man who took $700 from car wash

...Augusta car wash.Police were called to Daniel's Carwash, 1855 Gordon Highway, around 3:30 p.m. Thursday after the owner discovered someone had broken into machines at the business.According to a report, the machines were in storage and were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-23/police-looking-man-who
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...tributes after Banks' death Friday night at age 83."I know he was Mr. Cub, but he was really Mr. Base ball," White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf said Satur day. "He was really a great, great ambassador for the game."A makeshift memorial outside Wrigley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death