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With airlines, boarding eats time, dollars

...passengers' seats on some flights. Southwest wants to get families seated together...reduction in boarding time, she said.Southwest Airlines wants to reduce complaints that...together because flights are crowded.Southwest does not offer assigned seats. Instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-01/airlines-boarding-eats-time-dollars
Familiar All-Star faces led resurgence by Texas Rangers in May

...happen, and that's what Ranger baseball is all about," Hamilton said on the field postgame, after he and Fox Sports Southwest field reporter Emily Jones were doused by the contents of two water coolers.In the clubhouse a few minutes later, Hamilton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-01/familiar-all-star-faces-
The Way We Were: 1956

...the Medical College of Georgia, was formally opened, completed at a cost of $12 million.Camp Gordon, the military post southwest of town, was officially designated Fort Gordon on March 21.In October, construction began on a new shopping center on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-31/way-we-were-1956
Farewell ceremony held for troops joining fight against Islamic State

...commanders, fellow soldiers, family and friends during the ceremony at Fort Gordon. The brigade members are leaving for southwest Asia to support Operation Inherent Resolve, the nation's military effort to eliminate Islamic State."Yes, there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-29/farewell-ceremony-held-troop
Ramblin' Rhodes: Morris' paradise found performing?'Trop Rock'

...season is summer for former Grovetown, Ga., resident Jim Morris who has found "Trop Rock" beach music fame in southwest coastal Florida.As these days get hotter, Morris' music fans known as "Bocanuts" dance and drink to his long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-27/ramblin-rhodes-morris
Soldier focuses on family as deployment nears

...at Little League baseball games, honor roll ceremonies and watching action films before leaving for a nine-month tour to Southwest Asia in late May.The task also included notifying relatives, compiling emergency contact information and filling out the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/soldier-focuses-family-deploy
You Remembered: Walton Way/15th Street in 1975

...temperature was steamy. I arrived at the hospital just in time to deliver our precious baby boy.? Soleta Baird On the southwest corner is a Chevron service station. At one time when I was a kid, it was a Standard Oil. The building in the right lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/you-remembered-walton-way15th
Augusta Commission members to visit Albany, Ga., to check out Ray Charles tribute

...statue and three benches in the Broad Street median.Williams said a quorum of commissioners would likely ride together to the southwest Georgia city in a van, view the attraction and meet with Albany officials to inquire: "Has it been an attraction; was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-15/augusta-commission-membe
Ga. below average in heavy drinking

...impact on chronic diseases and birth defects, as well as DUIs.Chatham County (the Savannah area) and Miller County in southwest Georgia posted the highest levels of heavy drinking in 2012 (9.7 percent of residents in both counties). Baker County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/ga-below-average-heavy-drink
Good Deeds

The Augusta franchise owners of Moe's Southwest Grill are donating $2,000 to the Children's Hospital of Georgia in honor of Masters tournament champion Bubba Watson."We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-24/good-deeds