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Public has chance to weigh in on Augusta's next SPLOST package

...playground equipment replacement, community center upgrades, field and court improvements, swimming pool renovations and new splash pads, increasing accessibility for the disabled, reforestation and cemetery improvements.While the department oversees facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-29/public-has-chance-weigh-
What's cool for back to school? A fresh look at the gear

...fresh and fun back-to-school gear.Supplies with popular licensed characters from movies, TV shows and books always make a splash among younger kids, while older ones contemplate design and functionality for back-to-school items.This year, the rambunctious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-25/whats-cool-back-school-fresh-look-g
Rain tax has always been a done deal

...number, they avoided public input by letting you keep a few pennies that they hope to take away in the next SPLOST. SPLOST SPLASH: And they couldn't wait to get started. Less than a week after passing the rain tax, commissioners and administrators were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-25/rain-tax-has-al
Sluggers will take aim at Ohio River in Home Run Derby

CINCINNATI - Break out the boats. This All-Star Home Run Derby might make a splash.The annual long-ball celebration will have a favorable setting Monday. Great American Ball Park has been one of the major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-11/sluggers-will-take-aim-o
Richmond County Sheriff's Office holds day camp for kids

To about 100 Augusta children, Thursday was an opportunity to splash in the water and meet a robot, but to adults it was a way to reverse the perception of police."It was a good day for kids to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-23/richmond-county-sheriffs-offi
Rants & Raves

...quality of life go down. Also, employers will reduce their workforce by that percentage of increased wages. THERE ARE FOUR SPLASH pads for kids in the Augusta area. Richmond County is the only one that has shorter open hours and charges a fee. Way to go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-15/rants-raves
Braves make two key additions during international signing period

...MONEY: The Braves made three trades around the international signings to clear bonus pool space and possibly gear up for a big splash in 2016.The team added $1.1 million in international money by acquiring four bonus pool slots, which are assigned by Major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-04/braves-make-two-key-addi
Henrik Stenson, Dustin Johnson lead U.S. Open

...in the bunker, Villegas chopped at his ball, which went a couple feet and then rolled back into the footprint. He tried to splash out from there and the ball rolled back into his new divot. He tried to get out once again and watched his ball helplessly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-18/henrik-stenson-dustin-johnso
Connor McDavid is top pick in NHL Draft

...this past season with nine more points than the new No. 1 pick, albeit in 21 more games.The biggest early first-round splash was made by Boston, which had the No. 14 pick in the first round to start the day ? then got the No. 13 and No. 15 selections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-26/connor-mcdavid-top-pick-nh
GreenJackets: July 4 festivities kick off homestand

...They'll wear patriotic jerseys Saturday to be auctioned off during the game. Both games feature pregame concerts. The annual splash day and business person's special will be Tuesday with a 12:05 p.m. start. The usual 5:05 p.m. Sunday starts resume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-04/greenjackets