Cheech & Chong's humor still smokin' with audiences

The humor might seem at first glance no longer edgy, but the hilarity of Cheech & Chong's classic sketches is coming to Augusta. Their Up In Smoke Tour with the band War will stop at Bell Auditorium on Sept. 18.

Political robo-calls aren't over yet

Charlie Williams says my Tuesday's comments about the end of political phone calls with Election Day was premature.

Paralympian's next goal is big win on dance floor

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - American snowboarder Amy Purdy Purdy earned an Olympic bronze medal in the inaugural event at the Sochi Paralympics on Friday. Now she's gearing up to win a sparkly mirror-ball trophy, making her debut as the first double-amputee to take part in ABC's Dancing With the Stars.

'Cops' was safer than most dramas

The reality show that filmed in Augusta had fewer guns than TV crime dramas.

5 Questions: Dee Dee Kurilla of the Alzheimer's Association

Dee Dee Kurilla, the director of development at the Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, answered five questions for The Augusta Chronicle.

Olympic champion Evan Lysacek is fighting time in his comeback bid

It's too soon to say when he'll return to the ice for training, let alone competition, and Evan Lysacek knows the clock is working against him.

Hines Ward to compete in Ironman Triathlon

Former Pittsburgh Steelers and University of Georgia star Hines Ward is ready for what he calls the most difficult challenge of his life: the Ironman Triathlon.

NCAA won't budge on paying college athletes

MILWAUKEE - The structure of the NCAA could look very different by this time next year. What won't change, however, is the amateur status of the players.

Ballroom dancing sees resurgence thanks to TV shows

As a third-generation ballroom teacher, Teena Marie has seen her industry shift as shows such as Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance became popular."I am seeing more young couples," she said. "Young men want...

Gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek is confident about chances at Sochi Games

The optimism and confidence oozing out of Evan Lysacek are worthy of an Olympic champion. He hopes to make that a two-time gold medalist next year at the Sochi Games.