FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...holidays are a crucial part of the year for Fed Ex, and the company again will be challenged by a compressed peak season. Thanksgiving, the traditional kickoff to the season, falls late ? Nov. 27. That will push so-called Cyber Monday, one of the...

James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...Brown was well known locally for operating a couple of businesses and supporting annual turkey and toy giveaways before the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. His family continues these annual traditions today. Though internationally recognized for his...

Fantasy football- Jive Turkey Team

Over the past several Thanksgivings, we've all seen the network's football broadcasters give out their version of the game's MVP. John Madden used to give...

Other sports
Food historian surveys changes in Thanksgiving tradition

...historian who's studied Thanksgivings as far back as they go...book is "Giving Thanks: Thanksgiving Recipes and History, from...menu. We have a sense of Thanksgiving's being static but people...be known as "The First Thanksgiving." "The only written record...

Recipes add variety to holidays

You've made your "famous" green bean casserole every year for the past 20 Thanksgivings and Christmases. There's turkey in November and ham in December, and never the twain shall meet. Here's the problem: It's...

Life & style
Augusta restaurateur adding Italian eatery in Martinez

...and $24."I want it to a place where people can eat two or three days a week," Mendoza said.Mendoza hopes to open by Thanksgiving and will need a staff of about 25 employees to run the restaurant, he said.The Columbia County native opened his first...

Sheriff's officers tell of trauma from having to shoot, kill

...Carrier had been with the sheriff's office for six years when he was sent to a Fenwick Street boarding house the day after Thanksgiving in 2002.A man in the hospital had told him that Benny Bauknight had shot him through the door of the house. When Carrier...

Augusta area to see heightened road patrol this Labor Day

...Safety. "That's 123 more lives we're talking about. That's 123 more people going to football games or celebrating Thanksgiving."Georgia is on pace for its lowest number of traffic fatalities since the 1950s, Blackwood said."Over the past few...

Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad

...check and check!Vegetables and other light fare? Not so much. The standard routine amounts to the summer version of Thanksgiving, except that after the meal everyone collapses onto the lawn rather than a couch.Allow me to propose an alternative...

Run for your life on forthcoming Thanksgivings

...November is a day of traditions. On Thanksgiving we travel to be with family and friends...And we run! RUNNING ROAD races on Thanksgiving is a tradition that dates back more...with 14,000 participants.Local Thanksgiving Day races in this area include the...