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My Brother's Keeper initiative gets underway

...Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis' effort to help the city's young people got under way Thursday with a brainstorming...County Career Technical Magnet School.The My Brother's Keeper summit, Augusta's start at meeting President Obama's My Brother's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/my-brothers-keeper-initi
Carl Jackson, caddie for Ben Crenshaw, to be honoree at Mayor's Masters Reception

...was selected Thursday to be the honoree of this year's Mayor's Masters Reception on April 6, the Monday of Masters Week...selection as did Vernon Puckett, a member of the Mayor's Masters Reception Committee.In the 79th Masters Tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters/2015-01-29/carl-jackson-caddie-ben-crenshaw
MLK children given time to work on settlement in dispute over icon's Bible, Nobel prize

...Jr. are trying to settle a lawsuit over their father's traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial, according to a judge's order.King's estate, controlled by his sons, last year asked a judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/mlk-children-given-tim
'Lucky bamboo' may be lucky, but it's not bamboo

The New Year is still young so let's continue to welcome it in ? with some lucky bamboo.At this time...like any other houseplant.AND SPEAKING OF HOUSEPLANTS ...That's what lucky bamboo is ? one of a common species of houseplant known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-29/lucky-bamboo-may-be-lucky-its-not-b
Carl Jackson to be Mayor's Masters Reception honoree

...was selected Thursday to be the honoree of this year's Mayor's Masters Reception on April 6, the Monday of Masters Week...selection as did Vernon Puckett, a member of the Mayor's Masters Reception Committee.In the 79th Masters Tournament...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/carl-jackson-be-mayors-masters
Allen returns to Augusta for ceremonial swearing-in

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on...responsibility."After taking the oath at Augusta's downtown federal courthouse, Allen said he has...for citizens both nationwide and in Georgia's 12th Congressional District," Allen said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/allen-returns-augusta-ce
Cedric Johnson selected chairman of Augusta Regional Airport board

Augusta Regional Airport's governing board selected a new chairman and welcomed the airport's new executive director Thursday.Cedric Johnson...Commission. Randy Sasser was appointed the board's vice chairman. Johnson has previously served...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-29/cedric-johnson-selected-chair
Plant Vogtle expansion delayed 18 months

...building two nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has announced an 18-month...to a document filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by the...Power does not believe that the contractor's revised forecast reflects all efforts that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/plant-vogtle-expansion-delay
Super Bowl brings big business to Augusta area restaurants

...according to the National Retail Federation's annual Super Bowl Spending survey.The new...Restaurants LLC.Hummel expects the restaurant's 70 large high-definition TVs to help attract...ordering two sets," Dukes said. "There's a lot of that because there's more groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-29/super-bowl-
Almost half of US households exhaust salaries on annual expenses

...could be devastating.Nearly half of U.S. households ? 47 percent ? say they spend...story. According to those figures, the U.S. economy has roared back to life in recent...Thursday reported that 55.6 percent of U.S. consumers have subprime or near-prime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/almost-half-us-households-