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Georgia signers of Declaration of Independence honored at ceremony

...troops, the battle at Brier Creek in Screven County was one of the bloodiest in the region, with possibly native, French and black soldiers participating. The less organized American troops were then no match to the British, and the battle helped lead to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/georgia-signers-declaration-i
Amid Confederate flag debate, Clemson faculty again call for renaming Tillman hall

...violent racists, whether it's the man accused of killing nine black churchgoers last month in Charleston, S.C., or the namesake...on a segregationist platform that advocated violence against blacks who weren't willing to accept Jim Crow laws. He also helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/amid-confederate-flag-debate-
Rants & Raves

...be hateful. Right here in Harlem, GA it is as prejudiced as it can be. Mean and hateful white people and mean and hateful blacks all going to church on Sunday claiming to be Christians. Wake up and treat each with the decency and respect that God requires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/rants-raves
Richmond County school nutrition director retires

...signs in Hart well's downtown restaurants and drinking fountains, and she remembers as a 12-year-old having to sit in the black-only waiting room when she went to the doctor for a toothache."We knew there was no equality there, but you could never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-02/richmond-county-school-nu
Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest

...retained the coveted mustard yellow winner's championship belt after downing four more wieners than last year and besting Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas of Alexandria, Virginia, who devoured 31 hot dogs.Sudo employed a successful strategy of eating the hot dogs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-04/matt-stonie-tops-joey-chestn
Students do restoration work on old rides

...quickens his pulse: "It's a hot, growing industry right now."Across the shop sat the century-old Scripps-Booth. The black town car was built to spec for Eleanora Sears, a tennis player and descendant of Thomas Jefferson, for the princely sum of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-07-03/students-do-restoration-work-
Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

...chili and soups. Now, I'm ready to head into spring with something lighter. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, corn cakes and macaroni and cheese are Southern favorites. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 There are lots of ways...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/karin-calloway-0
Report finds church fire in Greeleyville, S.C. was caused by lightning

...a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina.The State Law...killed June 17.The pastor at the rural black church, which was targeted by the Ku Klux...roughly a half-dozen fires at predominantly black churches in the Southeast, only three of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/report-finds-church-fire-greeleyvil
SC black church fire not arson, official says

...GREELEYVILLE, S.C. - Local and regional authorities say they haven't ruled out any potential causes in a fire that destroyed a black church in South Carolina, but a federal official tells The Associated Press that preliminary indications show the blaze was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/sc-black-church-fire-not-ars
Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

...In the days since a racist white man walked into a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., and murdered nine people to...motives seem to have been picked up by others as a number of black churches across the South have mysteriously gone up in flames...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-02/michaux-sports-voic