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Arson suspected in Hephzibah house fire

A fire at a vacant house on Ben nington Drive in Hephzibah on Friday might have been the work of an arsonist, officials say.Augusta Fire Department Lt. Carlton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-04/arson-suspected-hephzi
Braves make two key additions during international signing period

...Yasiel Puig, Hector Olivera and Alexander Guerrero.The Braves signed Cruz for $2 million, according to Baseball America's Ben Badler, who said Cruz is an "explosive athlete with plus-plus speed" and "has shown solid contact skills."They signed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-04/braves-make-two-key-addi
Michaux: Spieth knows what he's doing with his schedule

...gameplan of only the sixth player in history to win the Masters and U.S. Open in the same year. I'm not sure Craig Wood, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods had a lot of people criticizing their strategic tactics.Frankly, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-04/michaux-spieth-knows-what-he
Columbia County Commissioner Doug Dun­can won't seek Ben Harbin's House seat

...1 Commissioner Doug Dun can said Thursday that he had decided against pursuing the seat being vacated by longtime state Rep. Ben Harbin.Duncan said after carefully considering his commitments at work and what would be required of him to serve as a legislator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-02/columbia-county-commissi
Braves top Phillies, extend winning streak to three

...three in a rowJim Johnson gave up a leadoff single to Freddy Galvis in the ninth before Cameron Rupp hit into a double play. Ben Revere singled up the middle before Odubel Herrera ended the game with a fly ball to left field as Johnson earned his fifth save...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-03/braves-top-phillies-exte
Ben Harbin will leave Legislature to become lobbyist

Ben Harbin, who has represented Co lum bia County in the Georgia Legislature for 20 years, said Monday he would resign next month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-29/ben-harbin-will-leave-le
Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

...Confederate symbols in the wake of a massacre at a black church.Red paint was seen dripping Tuesday from the statute of "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia. Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sherri Iacobelli said an officer saw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/statue-ben-tillman-former-gov
Truck explodes in downtown Savannah

...but no one was hurt and there was no extensive property damage to surrounding buildings. Savannah-Chatham police Capt. Ben Herron told the Savannah Morning News the utility truck was returning from a worksite around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday with some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-02/truck-explodes-downtown-sava
Between humanity and heritage

...South Carolina's statehouse grounds. We also would be quick to remove the statue of former South Carolina Gov. "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman ? who a recent news report notes was "a noted white supremacist who unapologetically advocated lynching any black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-02/between-humanity-and-
Martin St. Louis retiring from NHL after 16 seasons

...ISLANDERS: Signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.Justin Florek, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns and Justin Vaive also joined the team. SHARKS: Executive Wayne Thomas is retiring after 22 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-07-02/martin-st-louis-retiring-n