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Georgia Tech looking to build off big year

...letting his players bask in the afterglow of a successful season. There has been much talk from his players this summer of "flushing" the season.Johnson's offense led the nation in rushing. Quarterback Justin Thomas ran for 1,086 yards ? a team record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/georgia-tech/2015-08-30/georgia-tech-looking
Players want to see Serena Williams win Grand Slam

...The 23-year-old Ro manian has been to just one major final, losing to Maria Sharapova in last year's French Open.At Flushing Meadows, it's understandable that she isn't exactly worrying about the final right now. Her insistence that she plans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/players-want-see-ser
Atlanta campaign to clear pipes

ATLANTA - Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management is launching a campaign to bring awareness to how flushing wipes affect the sewer systems.Watershed Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina says the "Don't Believe the Hype - Don't Flush Your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-27/atlanta-campaign-clear-pipes
Arthur Ashe Stadium is taking on a new look for the 2015 U.S. Open

...forecast for the first few days once the Open starts Monday, that could make a difference right away.Spectators arriving at Flushing Meadows will see the crisscrossing white beams rising above the world's largest tennis stadium. It's still very much an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-29/arthur-ashe-stadium-
Serena Williams' bigget foe is 'fear and doubt'

...No. 2 Roger Federer as the favorites for the men's title.Williams' pursuit figures to garner the greatest attention at Flushing Meadows.There is, after all, history in the offing. She can become the first player in the Open era with seven U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-29/serena-williams-bigg
Overtime

...to win his first title at the Citi Open, a tuneup for the U.S. Open.The second-seeded Nishikori, the runner-up at Flushing Meadows last year, weathered 18 aces from the eighth-seeded former Georgia standout, who fell to 0-3 in finals in Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-09/overtime
Invasive plants tie up activity on Savannah River

...plants found their way here is also a bit of a mystery, Carl said. He theorized that some could have been introduced by people flushing aquarium water. Bonitatibus said other plants could have taken root after improperly cleaned boats transferred from one body...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-18/invasive-plants-tie-activity
Mr. Joseph Williams (FLUSHING, N.Y.)

FLUSHING, N.Y. - Mr. Williams, a retired welder, was a former native of Millen, who made his home in Flushing, N.Y., passed on August 29, 2002, at St. John Episcopal Hospital in New York. His wife, children, sisters and brothers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/30/obi_355670.shtml
Obituaries
Serena Williams takes Wimbledon title, inches closer to grand slam

...Maybe a little after that, I started thinking about New York."On to the next one. When the U.S. Open begins at Flushing Meadows in August, Williams will pursue pretty much the only accolade to elude her so far: a calendar-year Grand Slam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-11/serena-williams-take
US Open singles champions to earn record amount

...will make $39,500. The winning doubles teams get $570,000.The year's last Grand Slam tournament starts Aug. 31 at Flushing Meadows.The singles champions won about $2.5 million at this year's Australian Open, $2 million at the French Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/us-open-singles-champions-earn-re