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Veterans K-9 Solutions, a nonprofit group, pairs service dogs with veterans in need

...according to the Vietnam Veterans of America Web site.Sensing an emotional shift in his owner, Cullen, Williams' 5-year-old Golden Retriever, will lick his face, or nudge Williams to get his attention."That's what they do, is get your attention and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-08-03/veterans-k-9-sol
Enough to make you sick

Medicaid turned 50 on Thursday, but the anniversary should be considered anything but golden.The federal/state health-care plan for low-income Americans is one of the biggest sources of government fraud, and is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-01/enough-make-you-sick
Expectations are high for Georgia Tech's football team after a banner season

...Jackets have finished in the top six in the nation in rushing in each of his seven years as head coach.Senior safety Jamal Golden thinks the offense will be fine."With coach Johnson's offense, no matter who it is (running) it naturally moves the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-01/expectations-are-high-geo
C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...book is Courage, Compassion, Marine: The Unique Story of Jimmie Dyess.? Stan Byrdy wrote Augusta and Aiken in Golf's Golden Age. He will talk about why golf became so popular in the area, even attracting presidents to play in Augusta.? Lee Ann...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/c-span-will-showcase-augusta
Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...is not a risky choice for 2022," Massimov told the IOC delegates. "In fact, we are quite the opposite. ... We are a golden opportunity to prove that smaller, advancing nations can successfully host the Winter Games."Friday's results mean the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-31/olympics-are-returning-b
Coaches with local ties on hand at Nike Nationals

...his second season as associate women's head coach with the Golden Knights, Griffin, an Augusta native and 1988 Glenn Hills High...for athletic players who fit into the fast-paced style the Golden Knights employ."You are looking for kids who fit your philosophy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-07-29/coaches-local-ties-ha
Wine Time: Martinelli Bella Vigna Chardonnay 2011, Sonoma County

...unfined. The result is a memorable wine.It is a beautiful golden yellow in the glass, with mellow aromas of lemon, pear and...of pleasant fruit with an undertone of crab apple. I tasted golden delicious apples, lemon and a bit of orange peel. We both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-29/wine-time-martinelli-
Gymnastics star Gabby Douglas is back on the beam

...Mary Lou Retton to Nastia Liukin ? never reached.All three Olympic champions tried to extend their careers following their golden moment. Comaneci came the closest to adding a second all-around gold, earning silver in Moscow in 1980. Retton retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-24/gymnastics-star-gabby-do
Upcoming C-SPAN programs will highlight Augusta's history, authors

...Possibilities: Perseverance, Grace and the Story of One Family's Life With Leukemia;? Stan Byrdy, Augusta and Aiken in Golf's Golden Age and The Augusta National Golf Club;? Lee Ann Caldwell, Augusta: Then & Now.Augusta American History TV on C-SPAN3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-26/upcoming-c-span-
Keep pets away from wildlife in summer

...disparity stop them from dueling.The rodent died in the recent run-in with Kimberlee Jaynes' pet Skip, but the Shar Pei and golden Labrador mix got a long scar on his face and was lucky not to lose an eye."Skip has a vendetta now," said Jaynes, of Portland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-18/keep-pets-away-wildlife-summer