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Wine, liquor sales begin soaring in preparation for Masters Week

...customers.That wasn't the case Monday."I've looked at one page today ? that's it," said Owens, a clerk at the store who is applying to dental school. "You can tell Masters Week is almost here because our sales are going crazy."In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-31/wine-liquor
300-pound metal rooster stolen

...the crime, believed to have happened Friday night or Saturday morning.Harris said the rooster attracted attention to the store, which opened in November.Athens-Clarke County police say the estimated value of the Bunyanesque artwork is $3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/300-pound-metal-rooster-stol
They can't all be traitors

...segments, is that Democrats in Congress are just as concerned about the Obama administration's propensity to give away the store in negotiations.In fact, as Politico.com reports, "Republicans are on the brink of veto-proof majorities for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-30/they-cant-all-be-trai
Regardless of our religious beliefs, surely we all can love one another

...force any person to believe, and no person can force others to, for instance, not be able to say "Merry Christmas" at the store or in K-12 classrooms. How preposterous. Is any nonbeliever really oppressed, offended or alienated when someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-28/regardless-our-r
City Ink: Concerns of lack of coverage in lunch with mayor lead to personal responses

...surround themselves with folks more incompetent than they are. It's called job security. LOOK MA, THEY'RE GIVING AWAY THE STORE! Contrary to what some people think, Augusta is not going broke. They're getting extra money from the 22 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-28/city-ink-concer
Family of man killed by Georgia police wants investigation

...said she watched the shooting from a few feet away inside the store.Smyrna police had requested assistance from Cobb County...workers told the law firm there is surveillance video from the store and Smyrna police got a copy of it, attorney Robert Bozeman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-26/family-man-killed-georgia-police-wa
Police: Officers shot man in Maserati who drove toward them

...towards them," Goodyear customer Brittany Eustache told WSB-TV. Eustache said she watched the shooting from inside the store, just feet away."The car was not moving when they began to shoot at him. The car had been stopped. He hit a curb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/police-officers-shot-man-maserati-w
Tobacco Road package store liquor license application returns for third time for commission approval

...Richmond County only after her rent increased beyond what the store could afford, she told commissioners.Each time, L...associations formerly led by Commissioner Sammie Sias, arguing the store will hurt the neighborhood.On March 3, the same day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-24/package-sto
You Remembered: Evans intersection

...cotton gin behind it.I came home on leave from the Navy either in the mid- to late 1940s, and Roundtree had moved the store building and all to the intersection of Old Evans and Washington roads.It is truly amazing to see what has transpired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-23/you-remembered-evans-interse
Rants & Raves

...that is used by 60 to 70 percent of bottom feeders in an area will raise the cost of food for those that pay in cash. The stores can increase the price of items and it will be paid by the government freeloaders, while the rest of us struggle to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-21/rants-raves