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Trainers won't catch 'Plain Ben'Jones for most Kentucky Derby wins

...most starters in the history of the Kentucky Derby.Regardless of today's results, none of the three trainers will catch "Plain Ben" Jones in the more sought-after category of number of Derbies won. From 1938 through 1952, Jones won six renewals of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-01/trainers-wont-catch-plain-be
Tempest in a coffee pot: Red cup doesn't mean someone hates Jesus

...you know what ? I don't care whether there's an amusing caricature of a penguin on my Starbucks cup. And if you think a plain cup means somebody hates Jesus, you might want to switch to decaf. That kind of attitude only hurts how others view Christians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-11-14/tempest-coffee-p
Jimmy Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in familiar message at Sunday school

PLAINS, Ga. - The Sunday school lesson was familiar: When your burden grows heavy...said.Chet and Stephanie Cranfield of Merritt Island, Fla., stopped in Plains after attending a funeral nearby. Chet, 58, began chemotherapy in November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/jimmy-carters-cancer-fight-pu
Black, minority winemakers look to change industry's stereotypes, starting with documentary

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. - Bertony Faustin didn't set out to be Oregon's first black winemaker. He just wanted to make good wine. But the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-07/black-minority-winemakers-
Flood plain worries

...Augusta-Richmond County's new flood plain ordinance. The ordinance...the state. It divides flood plains into two segments: upper...area of the Rae's Creek flood plain. This means, among other things...to alter the existing flood plain by bringing in fill dirt. Houses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/01/op_298018.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
S.C. moves toward whitetail buck limit throughout the state

...corn, chase them with dogs and shoot all the antlered deer you want from August to New Year's Day in most of the Coastal Plain game zones.Such liberal laws are in stark contrast to many states, including Georgia, which has a two-buck limit - of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-08-29/sc-moves-towar
Policing the police

...mistook him as part of a credit-card fraud ring.If you've seen the widely circulated video, then you've no doubt watched plain-clothed officer James Frascatore barrel into Blake, grabbing his arm and neck and forcing him face-down on the sidewalk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-17/policing-police
How to begin your search for ancestors

...their parents. The easiest way to do this in a format that will be easily understood is to use a Family Group Sheet, but a plain piece of paper will suffice in a crunch. After you glean as much information as you can from living relatives and family Bibles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-10-04/how-begin-your-search-an
Let's be blunt

...hostage until we foolishly swapped five high-ranking Islamic radicals for him.Bergdahl's attorney was offended by Trump's plain talk. No doubt America's growing "dirty rotten traitor" community ? led by the traitors signing up to fight with ISIS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-19/lets-be-blunt
Cubs fans find it hard to shed superstitions

...1970. "Oh my god, that was a sign."Cubs fans can insist all they want that they are done with talk of curses and just plain bad luck, from goats to cats to Bartman. But this is not an easy habit to break for the devoted faithful of a team that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-16/cubs-fans-find-it-hard-s