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Westside grad Booker to transfer to Florida Atlantic

Former Westside basketball star Frank Booker is transferring to Florida Atlantic.Booker, who played two seasons at Oklahoma and reached the Sweet 16 with the Sooners this year, will play for coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-04-26/westside-grad-booker-
Public panning the pipeline

...diesel and ethanol to larger, more lucrative markets in north Florida than they are to already-adequately served Georgia cities...paralleling the Savannah River before winding along the coast to Florida.Pipeline opponents have asked, without getting a good answer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-27/public-panning-pipeli
Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB

...competitions.Kentucky's Patrick Towles, who started 12 games last season, must hold off a challenge from Drew Barker. Florida's Will Grier closed spring practice with a slight lead in the Gators' quarterback competition over Treon Harris, who started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-27/plenty-sec-east-teams-exi
The Way We Were: The Bon Air Hotel

...Augusta's warmer climate. Business was great even in the Depression and well into the 1950s.The hotel's success waned when Florida became the new leisure destination.Today the famous old building houses elderly and disabled residents in federally subsidized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-26/way-we-were-bon-air-hotel
David Daniel

...00 AM conducted by Reverend Larry Harmon at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Marvin Cloud, Tallahassee, FL (a cousin of Linda); Mark Chapman, Eddie Nobles, Sam Testino, Steve Jones of Evans, Han Davis of Charleston, SC, Dale...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174722272
Fraternity at the University of Florida is suspended

...GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida suspended one of its fraternities on Friday...of Zeta Beta Tau from the University of Florida and Emory University in Georgia were attending...Cope sent a letter to University of Florida President Ken Fuchs and described students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-24/fraternity-university-florida-suspe
Jurors convict last 3 defendants of manslaughter in hazing death of Florida A&M drum major

ORLANDO, Fla. - The last three defendants in the death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, ending a 3-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-24/jurors-convict-last-3-defendants-ma
Background checks on draftees in the NFL take on increased importance

...include Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, Nebraska linebacker Randy Gregory, Washington cornerback Marcus Peters, Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams, and Michigan DE Frank Clark.Indeed, this group is peppered with players who have had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-25/background-checks-draftees-nf
Charleston's Mateo latest prized shortstop prospect in league

...Garrett Fulenchek struggled in the Gulf Coast League to begin his professional career last season and remains at the team's Florida complex ironing out mechanical issues. TUCKER'S STRENGTH: The Pirates aggressively assigned their 2014 first-round pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-25/charlestons-mateo-latest
Family of murder victim still seeks answers after more than a decade

...the public knows how seriously the case is considered by law enforcement.Brabham, who recently traveled from her home in Florida to meet with the prosecutors and law enforcement officers in Swainsboro, said she still hears from her sister's students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-25/family-murder-victim-s