Georgia Regents extends win streak to 10 on national TV

...as part of a crowd of 2,874 on Military Appreciation Day. Metress is a "military brat" who was born in the Panama Canal Zone ? this is where he picked up the nickname "Dippler the Traveler," thus shortened to "Dip." His father, Patrick...

Willard King Jr.

...Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey and spent his childhood in Eatontown, New Jersey, except three years living in the Panama Canal Zone. He also lived in Augusta, GA and Williamsburg, VA before moving to Florida. Willard was a kind, loving person who...

Elsie Reid

...living in a nursing home close to her daughter. Both surviving children were with her. Elsie was born in the Panama Canal Zone on April 20, 1924, the oldest of three daughters born into a military family. With her father's retirement when...

Edith King

...excellent cook, seamstress and decorator. She loved to travel and enjoyed living in Kentucky, New Jersey, Panama Canal Zone, Georgia and Florida. Her loyalty, generosity and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral...

Arnold Schwindt

...country in both the Navy and the Air Force as an Electronic Technician being stationed multiple years in the Panama, Canal Zone. Arnold remained devoted to helping others through acts of loving kindness throughout his life. In addition to his...

Floyd Dennison

...elite Special Forces unit he earned the honor of Green Beret. He served two years in Vietnam, three years in the Panama Canal Zone, and seven years in Germany where he met and married the love of his life. After he retired from the military he worked...

Juanita Stripling

...would let her go, from Georgia to California to Kentucky and Tennessee to Verdun, France to Maryland to the Panama Canal Zone, serving also, supporting her soldier and their five sons. Finally coming home to Georgia to retire in Augusta. Mom...

One final game for a national title

...done that." Metress, whose parents called him "Dippler the Traveler" six months after he was born in the Panama Canal Zone, will try to navigate his 10th-ranked Jaguars into uncharted territory today. Augusta State will be bidding for its...

College basketball
Coach makes his return to Augusta State

...coach is back in the place he spent six seasons as an assistant from 1989-95. Metress was a military brat born in the Canal Zone of Panama. His given name is Darren, but he's never been called anything but Dip. The nickname came when he moved...

Other sports
Canal was stolen, fair and square

...President) Jimmy Carter gave the Canal Zone back to Panama. His claim that the...the U.S. in 1903 that ceded the Canal Zone to the U.S. "in perpetuity...debate on whether or not to return the Canal Zone to Panama, "We stole it, fair...

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