Ethel Wylie

...Summerville Garden Club. She enjoyed golf and was a member of the Augusta County Club since 1947. She attended the Masters Golf Tournament yearly since 1948. She and Dr. Wylie loved to travel and enjoyed many trips to Edisto Beach and Tybee Island...

Lois Pietrowski

...Rev. Donald Rogers will be officiating. Mrs. Pietrowski enjoyed spending time with her family, attended the Masters Golf Tournament for over 50 years and was a wonderful cook. She was actively involved in her family ancestry and genealogical...

April events, excluding Masters, expected to bring $1.7 million in visitor spending

...guest spending is left out of the report because "developing realistic estimates of the economic impact of the Masters golf tournament is extremely challenging and inherently uncertain."Direct visitor spending is calculated from research by...

A quiz: March time in Augusta

...Famed American socialist Eugene V. DebsD. Aviation pioneer Frank Coffyn 6. The first of what we now call the Masters Golf Tournament took place in March 1934. Who won?A. Bobby JonesB. Gene SarazenC. Horton SmithD. Lloyd Mangrum 7. In...

Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's outlook says state growth will continue in 2014

...months."Notably, the leisure and hospitality sector gained 1,210 new positions as tourism increased from the Masters golf tournament in April," Dhawan said. "The professional and business services sector also saw growth, adding 1,540...

Joel Avera

...of Directors for River Race Augusta, and served 32 years as an official on the Transportation Committee for the Masters Golf Tournament. He and several close friends started Packers Boat Club in Plum Branch, SC where he loved spending most of...

Robert Rogers Sr.

...until he resigned due to health problems. He also served 44 years as a volunteer on the gallery committee at the Masters Golf Tournament. Bob Rogers loved the LORD and served Him faithfully as a Deacon and Bible Study Teacher at First Baptist Church...


...increased as 1,300 jobs were lost in the leisure and hospitality sector, due largely to seasonal layoffs after the Masters Golf Tournament. The loss of jobs was partially offset by the gain of 800 new jobs in the professional and business services...

Rants & Raves

...IS A RAVE TO THE gentleman that wrote in The Augusta Chronicle this week welcoming everybody to Augusta for the Masters Golf Tournament. He's thanking a former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and all the other tournament committee members...

Rants & Raves

If the "thunder" show is going to stay in Evans, that should be renamed "Thunder Over Evans." Why is it still using the name of Augusta?