A new Associated Press-GfK survey has found that half of Americans polled are suffering from debt-related stress, and 93 percent of people plan to spend as much money or less during the holidays this year than they did in 2008.
The 130-year-old building at 643 Broad St. has been through the Great Fire of 1916, several floods, termites and neglect.
This week's image, at left, rings true in the community. If you think you know where it is, call 823-3708 by 2 p.m. Friday and leave your name, phone number and how to spell your name. Please be specific with your answer. If your name is picked from among the correct answers, you will win gifts from The Augusta Chronicle. Nine people correctly identified that last week's image, at right, as the Haygood-Holsey Building on the campus of Paine College. Other guesses included Greenbrier High School and The Chronicle's news building. Gloria Wells won the prize. Others who identified the photo were Frankie Riley, Mary Trowell, J.D. Jackson, Dot Hobbs, Ruby Barnes, Lucretia Brown, Stacy Price and Linda Bowes.
Winnie was just so much fun and always seemed to be in a good mood, which I might add was not a shared condition among her colleagues in that world of late-night deadlines.
...proclamation.The mayor also presented a similar proclamation for Easter Seals, which this year features The Chronicle's News Building for its annual Ornament of Hope.
Americans donated more than $250 billion this year to help relief agencies deal with the seemingly endless string of natural disasters, including hurricanes Katrina and Wilma.