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Cher in the City: Augusta City Classic proves to be great motivator

...some places than it needed to and I knew I had to start my annual routine.Last weekend I started what I call my Classic Countdown Workout. Every year for the past six years, I start working out three to four days a week leading up to the Classic.On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-22/cher-city-augusta-cit
Start planning now to make costumes

If you're into countdowns, you have only 8 to 10 days left until Halloween and the weekend of major costume and theme parties. Yes, you can ignore it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/23/met_200136.shtml
Metro
Living briefs

...TONIGHT NETWORKS OFFER QUOTES, ETIQUETTE - The folks at the American Film Institute have a big thing for lists and countdowns. Tonight, it's 100 Movies - 100 Movie Quotes, a special that recalls the film lines ("Here's looking' at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/21/liv_456593.shtml
Life & style
Poll: Shoppers split on early Christmas

...commercial celebration of Christmas was well under way. Judging from the music, the decorations and even the shopping day countdowns that somehow find their way into stores before the back-to-school sales are over, Dec. 25 is coming earlier every year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/23/biz_217926.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Clemson's Dabo Swinney not second-guessing QB call at start of the season

...lead in the opening quarter last Saturday against North Carolina State on the way to a 41-0 win.He's played so well the countdown is on about him leaving for the NFL after his junior year in 2016."Gosh, let him a win a few games first," Swinney said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-10-07/clemsons-dabo-swinney-not
Overtime

...Connolly won in Pro Stock, and Andrew Hines in Pro Stock Motorcycle in the second of six playoff events in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Champion ship. CyclingBMC on top at world's time trialIn Ponferrada, Spain, BMC dethroned two-time champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-21/overtime
Faith calendar

...meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, Henderson Phiniezy Jr.WARREN BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Operation Christmas Child community countdown 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25; warrenbaptist.orgCHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD: Toast to Fall Auction 6-8:30 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-19/faith-calendar
Faith Calendar

...meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, Henderson Phiniezy Jr.WARREN BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Operation Christmas Child community countdown 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. This is a Samaritan's Purse program that distributes shoeboxes filled with gifts to needy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-12/faith-calendar
Kyle Busch dominates Nationwide Series race at Dover

...qualifying session.John Force topped the Funny Car field, Erica Enders-Stevens was fastest in Pro Stock, and Eddie Krawiec was No. 1 in Pro Stock Motorcycle in the third of six events in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-27/kyle-busch-dominates-natio
Casey Kasem, king of Top 40 countdown, dead

...voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades...songs sent in by readers and introduce countdown records with sympathetic background anecdotes...boyhood and would imitate him in pretend countdown broadcasts at age 9. Kasem's legacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-15/casey-kasem-king-top-40-coun