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Augustans with ties to Cuba like Obama's effort

...Detroit, then Chicago, and then my dad eventually found work in Augusta."Now, following Wednesday's announcement, a return trip to Cuba for the Blancos seems likely."I've been trying to pinpoint exactly where my grandparents' house was," Chris Blanco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-12-17/augustans-ties-cuba-obamas-effo
Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

...S. Agency for International Development, which does work promoting democracy in the communist country. It was his fifth trip to Cuba to work with Jewish communities on setting up Internet access that bypassed local censorship.Bonnie Rubinstein, Gross...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/obama-us-re-establishing-rela
US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...then charter planes from carriers like American Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers made the trip last year, according to the Department of Commerce."Once people get a glimpse of Cuba, they always want to see more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-carefully-
US travel industry has been quietly looking to expand into Cuba

...then charter planes from carriers like American Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers made the trip last year, according to the Department of Commerce."Americans are very curious about a country that is 90 miles off our coast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-has-bee
American released from Cuba was 'trusting fool'

...home.On Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the family said Gross and his wife walked hand-in-hand onto a military plane for the trip home. Onboard were bowls of popcorn, another thing he had missed, and a corned beef sandwich on rye. When the pilot announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/american-released-cuba-was-tr
Female bobsledders sliding into four-man competition for first time

...season. Both figure it will make their skills even sharper, and Meyers Taylor said she came away from her first four-man trip convinced the bigger sled was easier to drive.More women plan to try driving the bigger sled next year. Eventually, there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-17/female-bobsledders-s
Georgia Regents basketball teams to hold Education Day

...a contest.Georgia Regents is coming off an impressive road trip, where it went 3-1.The Jaguars last played Dec. 6 at Bowie...he started working with Georgia Regents on the special field trip.More than 30 busloads of children are expected for the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-12-16/georgia-regents-baske
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...Employee Raises (Feb. 2013) Augusta Home Demolitions Map (Aug. 13, 2012) All articles about Columbia County Commission Trip Derryberry and Mack Taylor were the top two vote-getters Nov. 4 in the field of four vying to fill the Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/columbia-county-commission
Night at the Movies

...When the magic that brings the exhibits to life begins to fade, Larry (Ben Stiller) rallies his historical friends for a trip to London. Evans, Aiken, ExchangeWILD (R): Reese Witherspoon stars as a divorcee who seeks to conquer her demons by hiking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/night-movies
With the new college playoff system, players' families face doubled costs

...possibility of two big postseason trips under the new college football...the spotlight.A bowl game trip can cost thousands of dollars...means two hotel rooms, two car trips, two sets of meals on the road...Master's degree, Greene said bowl trips typically cost her $700...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-13/new-college-playoff-syste