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Fed official says September rate hike 'less compelling'

WASHINGTON - The head of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday he's less inclined to support a Fed rate hike in September amid recent global turmoil, including falling oil prices and a slowdown in China.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/fed-official-says-septembe
US stocks jump after Chinese market surges

Investors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second day in a row as they took advantage of this month's heavy sell-off.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-stocks-jump-after-chine
Thomson's Mance has big night, wins Player of the Week honors

After rushing for 155 yards and three touchdowns, Thomson's Billy Mance is the Player of the Week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-27/thomsons-man
Five games to watch

Lincoln County is looking to bounce back in the famed "378 War" after losing the past three contests to its rival.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-27/five-games-w
Overtime

In Greensboro, Ga., Augusta's Laura Coble successfully defended her Georgia State Golf Association Senior Women's Championship title, rallying to beat first-round leader Brenda Pictor, of Marietta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-26/overtime
US stock surge snaps 6-day losing streak on Wall Street

The Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had Americans nervously checking their investment balances.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/us-stocks-surge-snapping-6
Michaux: Trio begin quest for Masters Tournament spot

Aiken's Kevin Kisner, Augusta's Charles Howell and North Augusta's Scott Brown begin their quest to make the Tour Championship and earn a Masters Tournament invitation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-26/michaux-michaux-trio-begin-q
Butler counting on experienced core to compete for playoff spot

Butler found itself in a playoff race last season, and the Bulldogs enter 2015 with the hope that this year will mark their return to the postseason.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-25/butler-count
Ferguson: Jordan Spieth comes full circle

EDISON, N.J.-The words were big and bold coming out of Trump National. Only this time, it wasn't The Donald doing the talking. It was a 15-year-old from Texas.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-25/ferguson-jordan-spieth-comes
Champions Tour cancels event near site of blasts in China

The Champions Tour has canceled its September tournament in China near the port where an explosion killed more than 100 people and left several more missing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-25/champions-tour-cancels-event