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Initiatives aim to boost downtown retail sector

A couple of stakeholders in downtown's business community want to take the reins on turning what they see as untapped potential into reality.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-24/initiatives
Milestones

Daniel Jackson and Patrick Judd have graduated from the University of Dallas. Merit List CAlandra L. Harris and Andrew L. Bridges have been named to the merit list at Piedmont Technical College for the fall 2014 semester.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-16/milestones
Ramblin' Rhodes: Tributes, talks are focused on Elvis

The Morris Museum of Art has two Elvis-related events planned for Feb. 15.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-11/ramblin-rhodes-tribut
The Way We Were: Greene Street Library

The old main branch of the Augusta-Richmond County Library closed on the last day of April 2010 after 50 years of reading and researching.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-01/way-we-were-greene-street-lib
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library now closed on Sundays due to tight budgets

Patrons of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Telfair Street will have to seek alternative venues for Sunday reading and research, at least for the foreseeable future.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-07/augusta-richmond-county-publ
Notable Deaths of 2014

In 2014, the Augusta area lost artists and architects, lawyers and leaders, authors and athletes. Here are but a few to whom we said goodbye.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/notable-deaths-2014
Faith briefs

Warren Baptist Church will present a veteran's breakfast at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 11 for anyone who has served or is serving in the U.S. armed forces.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-07/faith-briefs
'Star Wars' inspires costumes

Jen Belgin hasn't always been a Star Wars fan. As a child, she watched the movies, but then lost interest until about three years ago. Belgin, a native Californian and part of a military family, was new to Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-10-03/star-wars-inspir
Georgia first lady Sandra Deal promotes reading initiative with visit to Augusta library to read to children

...the First Lady of Georgia read the children's book Who I'd Like to Be to the children crammed into the Augusta-Richmond County Library's children section, she had no problems keeping their attention.She pointed to pictures of pigs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-10-08/georgia-first-lady-sandra-deal-
Around the block

Augusta's Parkinson's Support Group holds it annual Moving Day walk beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the track at the Wilson Family Y on Wheeler Road. Besides the walk there will be a raffle and exercise demonstrations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-11-05/around-block