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Hugh Tarbutton

...longevity. Mr. Tarbutton was an avid outdoorsman who loved quail hunting, bill fishing, sailing, and hiking the Appalachian Trail. Many treasured moments came while hunting quail with family and friends over his bird dogs or catching sailfish...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173786049
Too much information

...inexplicably disappeared from the governor's office for five days. His aides told curious reporters he was "hiking the Appalachian Trail." Upon his return from Argentina, he confessed the infidelity at a tearful and highly candid statehouse news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-18/too-much-information
Martinez couple completes 6-month journey on Appalachian Trail

...six months and 2,185 miles, they had hiked the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin...Divide and Pacific Crest trails next. Both trump the Appalachian Trail in length.Smith said she wants to take it easy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-09/martinez-couple-completes-6-
New defibrillator offers patients options

...and was planning to hike the Appalachian Trail again this year. But after...needs when he is out on the Appalachian Trail by himself for six months...plan had been to take on the Appalachian Trail this year but now that plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-07/new-defibrillator-offers-pat
Mark Sanford reflects after returning to House

...the time, Sanford's political career seemingly imploded in 2009 when he told his staff he was out walking the Appalachian Trail but was really in Argentina seeing the woman to whom he is now engaged. Sanford and then-wife Jenny, the mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-05/mark-sanford-reflects-after-r
Arlington Milford Jr.

...Prudhoe Bay to the southernmost point on the big island of Hawaii. Some of his adventures were hiking the entire Appalachian Trail with Lynda and running the New York Marathon (Lynda just watched.) While a member of Warren Baptist Church in...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167930895
James Byrd

...life to the outdoors. He completed nine through-hikes of the Appalachian Trail (AT) between the early 1990s and 2010, calling the trail...of flowers Jim would be happy for donations to be made to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169603893
Volunteers blaze new section of Pinhoti Trail

...Appalachian Mountains from Maine to Alabama.The Appalachian Trail runs from Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia...Association, said he's not sure why the official Appalachian Trail was stopped at Spring Mountain near Dawsonville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-20/volunteers-blaze-new-section-pinhot
Highlights from the election night live blog

...Vincent Sheheen in the S.C. Governor's race. No truth to the rumor that the winner will take a vacation along the Appalachian Trail.8:50 From Julia Sellers in Aiken:"Of the groups waiting for Aiken County returns, it's not Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2010-11-03/highlights-ele
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Augusta man nears end of Appalachian Trail journey

...Mount Katahdin, Maine, in early July to hike the Appalachian Trail.As is custom for thru-hikers, he gave himself...of his and Sashi's food. Along with pain, the Appalachian Trail delivered some once-in-a-lifetime rewards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-11-24/augusta-man-reaches-final-leg
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