Former Clemson Tiger captures his first PGA Tour win

...18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with 5-under-par 66 for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.He has 17 victories on the 50-and-over tour after winning nine times on the PGA Tour. He also won the event...

Ex-Jaguar Patrick Reed falls in World Match Play quarterfinals

...In Conover, N.C., Jay Haas shot 4-under-par 67 to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.David Frost had 65 and is tied for second place at 132 with Kirk Triplett (66) and Joe Durant (69).Augusta...

Putnam, Knox share lead in Las Vegas; ex-Jaguar Reed makes match play quarterfinals

...TOUR: In Conover, N.C., Jay Haas and Joe Durant shot 8-under-par 63s to share the first-round lead in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.Haas, the 2005 and 2009 champion, had an eagle and seven birdies on the first 14 holes at Rock Barn Golf and...

A number of stinging caterpillars can be found in our area

...shaped like triangles. These triangles have short spines along the edge of the triangle. They tend to feed on oaks, elms and hickories.You can somewhat protect yourself against all these stinging caterpillars by wearing long-sleeved shirts and gloves while...

Hickory Crawdads get big hit from Travis Demeritte to beat Augusta GreenJackets

The power in Hickory second baseman Travis Demeritte's quick...situation and got the game-winning hit," Hickory manager Corey Ragsdale said. "It's...time, it came in a different way, as Hickory's Evan Van Hoosier rounded the bases...

Hickory's Travis Demeritte shows impressive bat speed to lead league in home runs

...special kind of raw power.Watch the Hickory Crawdads take batting practice and the...ballparks from perhaps an unlikely source.Hickory second baseman Travis Demeritte is listed...sound off the bat stand out on a powerful Hickory offense."It makes a different sound...

Hickory Crawdads get big hits from Luis Marte to beat Augusta GreenJackets

...spots Tuesday night, but two mistakes over the plate were all Hickory needed.The Crawdads picked up two key hits from Luis Marte...again in the fifth on a solo home run to left field for a 2-1 Hickory (73-54) lead. It was Marte's first homer of the season...

Fall foliage expected to be lush

...won't be disappointed this year despite drought-like conditions. The maples should be their usual radiant red and the hickories a mellow yellow, a University of Georgia forester said Tuesday. "Overall, fall colors should be well above average...

Mullis: Webworms cause cosmetic issues more than damage to trees

...webworms. Webworms are the insects or caterpillars that make the webs at the end of the branches on trees such as pecans, hickory, persimmon, sycamore and black cherry trees. They particularly like pecan trees. I have also had people tell me this is...

Jhalil King

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Jhalil Quindavis Arquette King, 26, 694 Hickory St., Augusta, Ga., passed away on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Service will be held Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 2:30 at C.A. Reid Memorial Chapel.