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Ryan Blaney surges past Kyle Busch to win Nationwide race

...record 67th victory in the series.But on the final restart, Blaney darted to the lead from the inside, and Busch never quite caught up. SPRINT CUP: NASCAR will promote its revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format with a new advertising campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-22/ryan-blaney-surges-past-ky
North Augusta beats Lakeside with thrilling last-second field goal

...yards, and Brandon Houston added 49.Raymond was electric with short passes turned into high yardage because of his speed. He caught four passes for 140 yards.North Augusta (1-0) held Lakeside (0-1) to 78 rushing yards because of a strong defensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-22/north-august
Evans High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...at the Harlem Women's Club. Area high school students, even those who will be able to vote this year, haven't been as caught up in the volatile race for the Republican presidential nomination as some adults. Don't Miss Databases: Search public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
Jonathon Rumph is catching on for Georgia

...hamstring injury. He didn't appear in a game until late October, against Florida. In the five games he saw time in, Rumph caught seven passes for a total of 121 yards ? and no touchdowns. "Last year I wasn't sure if he really knew what was going on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-20/jonathon-rumph-catching-g
Clemson running back Zac Brooks to miss 2014 season because of a foot injury

...Brooks averaged 5.1 yards per carry last season. He also was Clemson's best receiving back entering this season. He caught six passes for 83 yards last season, including a 31-yard touchdown in the season opener against Georgia, who the Tigers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-20/clemson-running-back-zac-
Cicada killers are more buzz than bite

...are busy hunting cicadas (some call them locusts) in the trees. Also, females must be provoked to sting. People who have caught a female cicada killer claim the sting is less painful than a wasp or yellow jacket sting.Female cicada killers, also called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-08-21/cicada-killers-are-m
Early morning fishing is best bet at Thurmond Lake

...weight and pulls them in with the net beneath. This keeps the jigs from hanging up in the net.? Tyler Matthews, of Evans, caught 7 pounds of bass during the Forrest L. Wood Cup junior tournament on Lake Wateree last week and finished in fifth place.He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2014-08-21/early-morning-fi
Cubs win suspended game vs. Giants

...had hoped all along to play a complete game on Tuesday night, and that the Wrigley Field grounds crew and the umpires were caught off-guard by a "weird weather pattern" and a lack of advance warning of the localized downpour.Wada pitched five strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-21/cubs-win-suspended-game-
Hickory's Travis Demeritte shows impressive bat speed to lead league in home runs

...overall pick in 2013, evaluators saw Demeritte as more of a gap-to-gap hitter with occasional home run power."It kind of caught me by surprise as well, but I'll take it," Demeritte said. "I've always had the ability to put the ball out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-21/hickorys-travis-demeritt
Better Business Bureau offers tips to determine if company is trustworthy

...companies that use a multi-level compensation plan. Unfortunately, not all opportunities are legitimate, and it's easy to get caught up in the enthusiasm and big promises of a pyramid scheme posing as a trustworthy company.So how do you tell the difference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-18/better-business-bureau-offers-tips-