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Rants & Raves

...Council and their city manager decide to build a baseball stadium with TIF funds to the detriment of their residents. And the saddest thing is that this Judge Kinnard has bought in completely to these lies. What is the motivation here?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/rants-raves
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...over the next round of the special purpose local option sales tax at a forum last ... Saturday, April 19, 2014 It's a sad state of affairs when the Richmond County school board president holds a tea party and invites commissioners, school board members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...over the next round of the special purpose local option sales tax at a forum last ... Saturday, April 19, 2014 It's a sad state of affairs when the Richmond County school board president holds a tea party and invites commissioners, school board members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Burger King nixes lower-calorie 'Satisfries'

...weren't as well received as Burger King had hoped.The name was mocked in some corners, with one website referring to them as "Saddest Fries." There also is some confusion about their caloric superiority, with a small order still containing 270 calories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-14/burger-king-nixes-lower-ca
Rhodes: 'Get On Up' is accurate depiction of James Brown's life

...locations in Vietnam, but his plane engine never did catch fire.? The movie spent too much time on Brown's greedier and sadder times and less on his generous and happier ones.With all that being said, this is a wonderful and important movie full of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-27/rhodes-get-accurate-depictio
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...former Democratic congressman whose decision to leave the House in 1992 opened the door for Kingston to run. "To me, the saddest thing about losing Jack is he would've walked onto the Senate floor with immediate credibility. They wouldn't wonder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Sego Middle School celebrates 50th anniversary

...them," she said. "I'm glad to have the opportunity to see people recognize the contributions this school has made ... while I'm sad to hear that the school may be closed, I know now that it will always be a part of local history."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-28/sego-middle-school-celebr
A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in South Korea

...and 2.5 million dogs are consumed in South Korea each year.With one fewer dog meat restaurant in downtown Seoul, Oh feels sad that young people are losing touch with the tradition."Even now when I see young people at my restaurant, I feel so happy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2014-08-28/flavor-out-favor-dog-meat-fade
Polish priest Dawid Kwiatkowski now ministers to Hispanics at St. Teresa of Avila

...given a single Mass in Polish during his four years as a priest."And it's my natural language, too, and it's kind of sad because I say English and Spanish and Latin ? I say old Latin Mass from the 15th century ? but nothing in Polish," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-29/polish-priest-dawid-kwia
Is our image of Santa Claus a Coca-Cola creation?

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. -- Erma Bombeck Merry Christmas. No holiday has more traditions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/25/kir_178055.shtml
Bill Kirby