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Georgia agency says loggerhead sea turtles recovering

...researchers suspect Georgia's nesting numbers hit a low of 358 nests in 2004.The latest numbers bring Georgia a giant step forward to its recovery goal of 2,800 loggerhead nests."A couple of years ago that didn't seem achievable," Dodd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-18/georgia-agency-says-loggerhea
Clemson's Swinney expects bigger things next season

...victories since going 12-0 and winning the national championship in 1981. Swinney said Friday his players took a giant step forward with their last-second, 25-24 win over Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on New Year's Eve.Now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2013-01-11/clemsons-swinney-expects-
Braves' Double-A prospects shining

...3-0 win over Round Rock. Parra struck out 11 in his second start since being promoted from Double-A Huntsville. GIANT STEP FORWARD: Giants prospect Angel Villalona, who signed a $2.1 million bonus as a 16-year-old out of the Dominican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/01/gja_134300.shtml
GreenJackets | Augusta State University | University of South Carolina - Aiken
Political scrutiny of race is nonsense

...dramatically approved system of local government here in the Augusta-Richmond County area, why don't we take another giant step forward and set up all forms of national political governing bodies to function as cooperatively and lovely as our shining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/03/let_37963.shtml
Letters
Saving the Savannah

...utility spokespersons and other stakeholders. But what was most impressive about the forum is that it marked a giant step forward by the Sciences Academy's Savannah River at Risk Initiatives, the mission of which is to raise $1.8 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/27/edi_457136.shtml
Editorials
Texans defeat Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Houston Texans took another giant step forward. David Carr threw for 266 yards and a touchdown, and Kris Brown kicked field goals of 21 and 50 yards, as the Texans beat the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/18/pro_431656.shtml
NFL
Hello, Miami: O'Neal trade goes through

...approved it hours after the league's two-week moratorium on player movement ended. "Today, the Miami Heat took a giant step forward in our continued pursuit of an NBA championship," Riley said in a statement. "We feel that we have traded for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/15/nba_422253.shtml
NBA
Irish shut out in playoff return

...dejection. For the Aquinas players and coach Mike Laney, there was no solace in the notion that the 2003 season was a giant step forward for a program that endured more than a decade of futility. The Irish saw their season end at the hands of Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/17/bas_372854.shtml
Baseball
Sports, governments back first global drug code

...indicated it would not sign. Frank Shorter, chairman of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, called the code a "giant step forward." "For the first time ever, athletes from all sports and nations will be treated on an equal basis," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/06/oth_368108.shtml
Other sports
Dirty tactics fail

...close. Former Congressman Mark Sanford's unlikely maverick campaign to be South Carolina's next governor took a giant step forward Tuesday when he trounced Lt. Gov. Bob Peeler by 20 points in the GOP primary. Peeler, the state's highest-ranking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/27/edi_346659.shtml
Editorials