Augusta Commission nixes alcohol license fee increase, approves amendments

...opposed to approve the amendments, which include provisions for growlers, "hybrid" bar and restaurant licenses and St. Patrick's Day sales, minus the fee increases.Commissioner Mary Davis said she "did not want to pass on more fees to business...

Restaurant owners unhappy with proposed changes to alcohol ordinance

...updated ordinance also would follow Savannah, Ga., in allowing Augusta bars to sell alcohol on Sunday during the St. Patrick's Day holiday, defined as March 16-18.Other changes include allowing liquor stores to open on Thanksgiving Day...

Davis raises most money among mayoral candidates

...and $3,923 he lists as raised at a fish fry. He spent from his campaign chest on supplies for the fry, a St. Patrick's Day float rental and other expenses.Businesswoman Helen Blocker-Adams raised $4,269 during the eight-week period...

Families enjoy Spring Festival at Augusta Common

...Festival, which was scheduled after last month's St. Patrick's Day festival was rained out.In addition to the dancing...disappointed the weather kept her from dancing for St. Patrick's Day. She's been performing with Celtic Rhythm, a...

Simple craft ideas for St. Patrick's Day

...turn you from a spectator into a participant at a St. Patrick's Day parade or party."Kids especially like something...FamilyFun magazine.The crafts should be easy because St. Patrick's Day doesn't have a big build-up like Christmas...

Bartenders discuss pouring Guinness

...it's shamrocks, the color green or leprechauns, St. Patrick's Day is heavy on traditions.None, however, may be taken...said one thing is certain for Irish businesses on St. Patrick's Day."This is our Christmas," he said. "Business-wise...

Sunday bar ban in Savannah waived for St. Patrick's Day

...tourist attraction, falls at the beginning of the workweek this year. And while the city's 190-year-old St. Patrick's Day parade will commence on the official date Monday, hotels and other businesses are cashing in on a full four days...

Irish festivities haven't changed in centuries

Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.? Nathaniel Hawthorne Augusta celebrates another St. Patrick's Day on Monday, the latest in a long city tradition of Emerald Isle frivolity.Don't believe me?Here is The Chronicle's...

AAA offers St. Patrick's rides

The free Tow to Go program is returning to offer St. Patrick's Day parties a safe drive home.The AAA and Bud Light...Don't just rely on luck to get you home safely on St. Patrick's Day," said Kathy Casso, vice president of Corporate...

O'Donovans Irish Pub opening in downtown Augusta

O'Donovans Irish Pub is scheduled to open Friday at the corner of 10th and Broad streets.