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Weather takes down historic Aiken oak

...but while caring for it he discovered that in 1963 there were efforts to save it by filling a hole in the cavity with cement blocks.About five years the tree started dropping larger limbs, which only increased with the ice storm. The city mulched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-06/weather-takes-down-historic-a
Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 150 years

...until they decided to give their lives to the Lord and become members of the church.Those who did were baptized in a cement-block baptismal pool outside in the church yard, usually on the Sunday after revival."One of the ministers decided to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-31/bottsford-spring-mission
Armadillo casualties stack up on interstate drive

...and wheel were missing, and the axle was resting on a cement block.What an odd thing, I thought. Who has the forethought to carry a cement block around in their vehicle, but doesn't carry a spare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-14/armadillo-casualties-stack-in
Across the region

...Columbus were vandalized over the weekend.The Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus reports the suspects threw rocks and cement blocks into church windows between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.Sgt. Art Sheldon says a Mosque also reported a break-in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/across-region
Rants & Raves

...receive phone calls from the citizens of Richmond County, why are you there? A HUGE RANT FOR the woman who ran over the cement block in the middle of Pleasant Home Road. Had you not been texting, you might have seen me flashing my lights and waving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-06/rants-raves
Hephzibah High student punches teacher in face at powder puff football game

...alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension.? Two Hephzibah High School students threw rocks and dropped a cement block on a vehicle on campus Oct. 26, causing $2,800 in damage. One student was assigned to the alternative program for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-12-17/hephzibah-high-student-pu
Johnson turns another Chase into a snoozer

...attention to 2009. Maybe the folks that brought you yellow flags for "debris on the track" can sneak a couple of cement blocks into Johnson's car. Maybe they can get some troopers to set up a speed trap that only targets the No. 48. Maybe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/28/nas_481148.shtml
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Pieces of past exposed by receding shoreline

...and two friends walked around a newly revealed peninsula, speculating about what each remnant could have been. The cement blocks on one side could have marked a farmhouse, Mr. Parrott figured. And fragments of a horseshoe might be a sign of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/25/met_178051.shtml
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Five questions with Henry Krippner

...silver. It might (include) crystal. But we also sell lamps, electrical things, doorknobs, hardware for doors, cement blocks. "We don't sell clothing. We don't sell mattresses and box springs. And we avoid dishwashers because 85 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/21/aik_113162.shtml
Across South Carolina

...New Year's Eve in 2003. Prosecutors said Mr. Sims and several friends threw his body in a pond, weighing it with cement blocks. Mr. Sims testified that he shot Mr. Anderson in self-defense. He said Mr. Anderson threatened him and reached under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/26/met_73734.shtml
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