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Rants & Raves

...listens to doctors about Ebola better than he listened to his generals about Iraq!THE SPEED LIMIT needs to be lowered on Old Petersburg Road through the construction zone BEFORE someone gets killed on that stretch of road.RANT FOR COLUMBIA County ? in this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/rants-raves
Joe Maddon opts out of contract, won't return to manage Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Joe Maddon's highly-successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over.After discussions on a new deal bogged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-24/joe-maddon-opts-out-cont
Photograph shows Petersburg boat in 1913

...to be about 30 feet long.It was a Petersburg boat ? named after the Colonial settlement...Thurmond Lake.Two centuries ago, Petersburg was Georgia's second-largest inland...Augusta thrived and prospered downstream, Petersburg languished and died ? and became a ghost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-09-27/photograph-shows-petersb
Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...rights. "Will Singapore arrest Tim Cook the next time he is there?"In Russia, Vitaly Milonov, a city legislator in St. Petersburg notorious for his anti-gay statements, called Thursday for a lifetime ban that would bar Tim Cook from entering Russia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/apple-ceo-tim-cook-publicl
Road construction will increase as more transportation tax projects begin

...three regions, Dover said, $30 million has been spent.Major road-widening projects underway in Augusta include Old Petersburg and Old Evans Road to create an extension for River Watch Parkway and Wrightsboro and Windsor Spring roads.Cassell said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-15/road-construction-will-incre
Kids who stick with stamp collecting are rewarded

...video games or television do, says Miranda Goodman-Wilson, assistant professor of psychology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla.2. Kids can develop expertise.Stamp collecting helps even very young kids build categorizing and counting skills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-10-11/kids-who-stick-stamp-collecting-are
Martinez road reopens after gas leak

A small section of Old Petersburg Road at McCormick Road has reopened after being closed due to...that location.Safety officials urged motorists to avoid Old Petersburg Road near McCormick Road until the scene cleared up. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/columbia-county-gas-leak-old
Gay activists arrested in Moscow, St. Petersburg as Sochi Games begin

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russian police on Friday...rights activists protesting in St. Petersburg and Moscow on the opening day of the...police refused to comment.In St. Petersburg, four activists were detained Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-07/gay-activists-arrested-m
Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

...long, about 5 to 15 miles off St. Petersburg in the south and stretching north to...emeritus professor of oceanography at St. Petersburg College who has studied the issue for...David Jolly, who represents St. Petersburg, has called for more NOAA funding to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-09-17/red-tide-northwest-florida
Augusta restaurateur adding Italian eatery in Martinez

...Robolli's Italian Bar & Grill space at 502 Furys Ferry Road for his second area restaurant, Cucina 503.Robolli's closed in Petersburg Shoppes center, anchored by Bi-Lo, in June.Mendoza is in the midst of revamping the 3,600-square-foot restaurant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-10/augusta-res