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Postal Service isn't as wasteful as critics say -- it's a national treasure

...published an editorial April 5 about the U.S. Postal Service ("Efficiency down to the...is misleading. Given the Postal Service's particular importance to the Peach State...and their businesses, with the world's most affordable delivery network.There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-19/postal-service-i
Give the gift of life

...receive their greatest gift?April is Donate Life Month, and I encourage those who have not yet done so to sign up on Georgia's organ donor registry by visiting www.donatelifegeorgia.org, or when getting or renewing their driver license. Give the gift...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-19/give-gift-life
The Ranch Davidians

We don't know who's right in the case of the Nevada rancher vs...government moved to seize Cliven Bundy's cattle for his failure to pay grazing fees...or a danger to anyone. And the family's predicament has ignited a firestorm of anti-government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-19/ranch-davidians
Augusta Warrior Project is superb example of public-private collaboration

...pitches that promise to solve all of society's problems and make millions in the process...examples of innovation are coming from America's smaller cities and local communities. MY...someone he knew, or who knew his family. It's clear that folks who know their neighbors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-19/augusta-warrior-
Every Saturday was Trooper Terry time, if you had a good antenna

...playing host to a popular local children's show on TV station WJBF (Channel 6) for...rural south Georgia. As the crow flies it's between the cities of Statesboro (which you...Augusta. During the week I'd get Gilligan's Island reruns on Channel 12. I could pick up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2014-04-19/every-satu
Reliever Craig Kimbrel pulled in Braves' win over Mets

...with a two-out walk to Lucas Duda. That's when Gonzalez went to the mound and lifted...several injuries in spring training, Atlanta's rotation entered with a 1.47 ERA ? best...grounder with runners at the corners.Upton's fifth homer came off Jose Valverde and followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-19/reliever-craig-kimbrel-p
Woodside event added to local amateur golf series

...the Golf Capital Invitational was discontinued after last year's event. The series has eight confirmed tournaments, but more...Augusta City Amateur, which is 54 holes.The new event at Aiken's Woodside Plantation will be played June 28-29.The season opener...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-19/woodside-event-added-local-a
Chelsea's Premier League title hopes suffer major blow with loss to Sunderland

...bottom side Sunderland damaged Chelsea's title hopes with a shocking 2-1 victory...against weaker opposition, as Jose Mourinho's 77-match unbeaten home run as Chelsea boss...six minutes later following Marcos Alonso's long-range effort. Fabio Borini then scored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-19/chelseas-premier-lea
Georgia earns berth in NCAA women's gymnastics' Super Six

...advanced to the Super Six of the NCAA women's gymnastics championships.Oklahoma, last year's runner-up, led the way in the first semifinal...Maileana Kanewa and Haley Scaman and Michigan's Joanna Sampson all scored 9.95 on the floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-18/georgia-earns-berth-ncaa-
Augusta Prep's Nate Pylant to play football for Mercer

...Friday was an emotional day for Augusta Prep's Nate Pylant.In a year he has deemed a roller...had here," Pylant said afterward. "It's hard to see it go."His senior year started...just be a practice squad quarterback. It's crazy how things work out."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-04-18/augusta-preps-nate-py