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Rants & Raves

...pervious. New construction should require pervious concrete only. THE WORLD explodes and Obama plays golf. Nero fiddled while Rome burned. IS there a connection? UNCLE JOE WAS in South Carolina touting the oppressive regime's new tax and spend idea on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-02/rants-raves
Davis seeks veto, hiring and firing, budgeting and other functions added to mayoral powers

...system wasn't broken."I'm looking at all the great stuff that's going on in Augusta," Sias said. "I don't think Rome is burning; I really don't."Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle said he and Davis briefly discussed the need for accountability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/mayor-seeks-more-powers
Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 5)

...last season, and as something I noticed all the way back to his Rome days in 2010-11, Bethancourt can take plays off by allowing...the 40-man roster this winter despite reaching no higher than Rome in 2014, and that leads me to believe he could get fast-tracked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-19/braves-sprin
Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

ROME - Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence...Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that Rome will propose a cost-conscious bid to hold...and amid a widening corruption scandal in Rome."Our country too often seems hesitant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
MCG students, faculty at Capitol

...Tuesday rubbing elbows with legislators.MCG is part of Georgia Regents University, based in Augusta, with campuses in Athens, Rome, Savannah and Albany.The students had to compete to be selected to attend, including submitting an essay."I wanted to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/mcg-student-faculty-capi
Pope's new cardinals are far-flung, value ministry

...welcomed Francis in 2013, when the pope made his first trip outside Rome to visit the tiny island of Lampedusa, a top spot for...decision-making to revert back to local churches and be less centralized in Rome."It looks like working well with other bishops is more important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-13/popes-new-cardinals-are-
Higher Georgia cigarette tax would raise $554 million, study says

...population that doesn't smoke is heavily subsidizing the 18 percent who do smoke," said state Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, who supports raising the tax and requested the analysis. "The people who do smokeneed to pay their fair share." The proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/higher-georgia-cigarette-tax-
Overtime

...defending champion Tomas Berdych at the World Tennis Tournament.Since Simon's previous win over Murray in 2007 on clay at the Rome Masters, he had lost 12 matches against Murray, who is a former Wimbledon champion.Simon saved four of the six break points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-13/overtime
Ellora Montgomery

...diligently cooking, cleaning, and caring for her family, and along the way became an excellent student. She attended college in Rome, GA at Martha Berry College. When she saw Dad there at a Halloween dance, the brave little Freshman didn't hesitate to walk...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174125980
Braves: Revisiting the Salcedo swap

...considered an intriguing prospect for the power/speed combination, which he has flashed since making his stateside debut with Rome in 2010. He's had double-digit homers and 20-plus steals at nearly every stop. He's also struggled to a career .230...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-08/braves-revis