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Suspect wanted for chugging beer in store, leaving without paying

...Office.The store employee said she "could not believe what she saw" and that she would have given the suspect money to purchase the beer.The employee said the suspect left in a 2012 Chevrolet Express with a South Carolina license plate.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/suspect-wanted-chuggin
Local officials warned to prepare for road funding plan

...the proposals would limit their ability to fund cities, counties and schools with existing local sales taxes on gasoline purchases. That would leave them with the task of raising other taxes to make up the difference."It would hurt us tremendously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/local-officials-warned-p
New US home sales jump 11.6 percent in December

...larger and more expensive homes. So far, homeowners are primarily relying on the lower rates to refinance their mortgages. Purchases are up 3 percent over the past 12 months, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.At the same time, the growth in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/new-us-home-sales-jump-116
Across Georgia

...search for Marietta coupleATLANTA - Police in south Georgia are searching for a Marietta couple who went missing after going to purchase a car from a seller they contacted online.Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said the Georgia State Patrol's aviation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-24/across-georgia
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...Center complex. The second-floor lounge in James Brown Arena has a bar, covered outdoor patio and restrooms for patrons who purchase annual club passes, available for $700 to $1,000, said Monty Jones, general ... Elton John is the latest of recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
Highway robbery

...remember the 55-year-old Georgia businessman stopped in Alabama for speeding on his way to Louisiana, where he planned to purchase a Chinese restaurant. The $75,000 in cash he was carrying was seized by police as suspected drug money. He had to sue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-25/highway-robbery
Local builder wants conversation with commission on city's bidding process

...by Commissioner Mary Davis? Securing additional funding to keep downtown clean, requested by Davis.? A $264,300 purchase of adaptive signal control technology for Riverwatch Parkway intersections at Furys Ferry and Stevens Creek roads, River West...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-25/local-builder-wants-conv
The Big Impact of Your Little Financial Choices

...areas where I often find things I like to read, and also dig through the movies. This doesn't eliminate my movie and book purchases, but it does reduce it a little bit. Let's say that because of this browsing, I buy one fewer $10 book per month. Let's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-01-24/big-impac
Europe unleashes aggressive stimulus to boost eurozone

...in anticipation that the ECB's bond purchases will drive down the currency. A lower-valued...more affordable overseas.The ECB's purchases will flood the economy with money that...Reserve launched three rounds of bond purchases that were credited with helping jump-start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/europe-unleashes-aggressiv
Residents use fuel rewards, club memberships for huge gas savings

...couple has used their Kroger Plus Card on holiday gift card purchases for friends and family ? a Christmas tradition that pays...gift card, no-contract wireless phone and airtime card purchases.There is no limit on the number of fuel points customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-20/residents-use-fuel-rewards-a