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Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. - Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/friendship-was-forged-heat-1964-civ
Root rot threatens traditional Christmas fir trees

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. - Growers in Oregon, the nation's No. 1 Christmas tree producer, have been experimenting with the Turkish fir for more than 30 years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-12/root-rot-threatens-f
March Madness: College rivalries play out in office pools nationwide

...the Tar Heels, he's so unobjective. He thinks the world revolves around Chapel Hill." --- EDITOR's NOTE: Allen G. Breed is the AP's Southeast regional writer, based in Raleigh.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/15/nca_338790.shtml
College basketball
Newtown holds first funerals for school shooting victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. - A grief-stricken Newtown began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2012-12-17/newtown-holds-first-funera
Pleasant Hill tranquillity

PLEASANT HILL, Ky. - I was proposing to my future wife and wanted everything to be perfect. I couldn't have scripted it better.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/04/liv_290225.shtml
Life & style
This job is mine

COAL RUN, Ky. - Sidney Coal Co. President Charlie Bearse was expressing an opinion that many in these mountains secretly share. Problem was, he put that opinion in writing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/21/bus_58286.shtml
Business
One bishop, many brides

DULUTH - Bathed in sunlight streaming through a stained-glass window of Jesus Christ, Gwen Robinson held the hand of one man of God as she listened to the words of another.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/25/met_432313.shtml
Metro
Lynching law shifts focus

JENKINSVILLE, S.C. - From the time his son was old enough to understand, Kamau Marcharia has been telling Ramon the story of an ancestor who was tied to the bumper of a Model T Ford and dragged to his death.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/19/met_373034.shtml
Metro
Unemployed face reality of a dying industry

...because he's where the action is, so to speak. "He's where it's all being done." * * * * EDITOR'S NOTE: Allen G. Breed is the AP's Southeast regional writer, based in Raleigh, N.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/06/bus_331392.shtml
Business
Love letters reveal glimpse of war life

STATESBORO, Ga. -- At 89, Paul Nessmith is one of the few in his family old enough to remember anything personal about his Grampa Wiley. He recalls the huge pistol Wiley kept on a nail over his bed, and how he watched in awe during the sticky North Georgia evenings as the old man picked off roosting bats from the front porch. When 7-year-old Paul begged to shoot the cannon himself, Wiley agreed, but on one condition: First catch that yellow butterfly fluttering in the yard.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/02/met_243570.shtml
Metro