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Paine expects more success after growing pains of last season

...senior Jon-Tyler Shaw is expected to hit for power at first base.Junior Jahziel Morel, a transfer from the Dominican Republic, is expected to catch and hit for power in the middle of the lineup.Marshall said Morel has a strong arm behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2015-01-27/paine-expec
Ailing Allenby pulls out off Humana Challenge

...The Latin America Amateur will be held next year at Teeth of the Dog, the Pete Dye design at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic.The tournament is for amateurs from South America, Central America and the Caribbean. ... Jimmy Walker says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-20/ailing-allenby-pulls-out-hum
Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

...say it will take time for Cuban cigar-makers to catch up to more sophisticated productions in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, where they're grown by "Cuba people with Cuban seed and are very quality controlled," said Joaquin Saladrigas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/cuban-cigar-boom-not-yet-s
Local tobacco shop owners share mixed feelings on prospect of Cuban cigar sales

...make it to the United States."Perez said her personal belief is that Cuban cigars are overrated. She listed the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua as other countries that produce high-quality cigars."It just seems like people want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-05/local-tobac
A Joyful Noise

...varied repertoire spanning five centuries. It has performed in Scandinavia, Russia, Haiti, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, China, Taiwan, England, and the Baltic region, and has recorded seven CDs. The 47-voice University Choir...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-02/joyful-noise
Will Muschamp doesn't take long to find work at Auburn

...Auburn's defensive coordinator 13 days after coaching his last game at Florida and following a weeklong vacation in the Dominican Republic. By the second day he was restless and wondering to wife Carol: "What do you do all day?""I'm just a ball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-13/will-muschamp-doesnt-take
Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at time of crash, official says

...Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash in October in his Caribbean homeland, an official in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday.Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney general's office, told The Associated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-12/cardinals-outfielder-osc
Braves trade Heyward to Cardinals

...Cardinals felt compelled to pursue Heyward after top prospect Oscar Taveras was killed in a car crash in October in the Dominican Republic. The team hopes to sign Heyward to a long-term extension but didn't want to go into next season without adding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-17/braves-trade-heyward-cardina
Braves ink Toscano to major league deal

...hitters who take walks. Reports indicate Toscano gained strength and was in better shape after leaving Cuba for the Dominican Republic, which is where he had workouts. So it'll be interesting to see how he looks in his first pro look as a player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-08/braves-ink-t
Braves acquire Vizcaino, receive international money

...maker for a big signing such as Yoan Moncada, but it could be helpful in adding an extra piece or two from the Dominican Republic or Venezuela. The Braves revamped their scouting and development departments this off-season, and a move like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-11-16/braves-acqui