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Prader-Willi syndrome brings challenges for Evans family

...when problems with the Lowndes County school system became too much earlier this year, she didn't hesitate to give up her hometown and move to Evans for the sole reason of placing her daughter, Rachelle Williams, 14, in Columbia County schools' special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-23/prader-willi-syndrome-brings
Jordan Spieth eager to start 'fun stretch' in his home state

...I focus as if they're major championships," he said. "There's nothing better than playing well in front of your hometown family and friends."His record victory at the Masters in April wrapped up an incredible stretch on the course, and led...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-20/jordan-spieth-eager-start-fu
Former Globetrotter Marques Hayes dies at 89

...show-stopping displays that often had opponents standing and watching in awe. He led Booker T. Washington High School in his hometown of Sand Springs, Okla., to the unofficial national championship in 1941.He was a scholastic All-American that season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-22/former-globetrotter-marques-h
Cavaliers rout Hawks, take 2-0 series lead

...returning the NBA Finals and taking another crack at their first championship.This is why James returned to his de facto hometown after spending four years in Miami, leading the Heat to a pair of titles. The Cavaliers assembled a Miami-like trio with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-22/cavaliers-rout-hawks-take-2-0
Athletes give back to hometowns

...their respective sports but share a common commitment to their hometowns. Chavous, a second-year cornerback with the Arizona Cardinals...to provide lessons in life and football to the youth of his hometown. After two years as a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/04/oth_286061.shtml
Other sports
'Mockingbird' production at risk in Harper Lee's hometown

...Atticus Finch, daughter Scout and other characters from To Kill a Mockingbird come to life on the courthouse lawn in the Alabama hometown of author Harper Lee.Townspeople, all volunteers largely without theater experience, join together annually to perform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-13/mockingbird-production-risk-harper-
WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder brings first title fight to Alabama

...at UAB's Bartow Arena, about an hour from his Tuscaloosa hometown. It will be the first title fight held in Alabama, a state...2012 bout in Mobile. He has also had four pro fights in his hometown.Wilder is 33-0 with the only fight that went the distance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-14/wbc-heavyweight-champ-deontay-wil
Webb Simpson shares Wells Fargo lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Webb Simpson has plenty of hometown knowledge when it comes to playing Quail Hollow Club.He might need every bit of it if he hopes to hold off Rory McIlroy and Phil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-15/webb-simpson-shares-wells-fa
Michaux: Who to pull for, Atlanta or Cleveland?

...vibe in Cleveland. Five years ago James was reviled in his hometown for callously ditching the Cavs and taking his talents to South...made an about-face "decision" that transformed him from hometown villain to hero again. He decided to return home to bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/michaux-who-pull-atlanta-or-
Braves affiliate shaken but not seriously injured in bus crash

...against Myrtle Beach on Friday, dropping the opener.HOMETOWN KID: One bright moment that came out of the Carolina...was the assignment of Rome native Stephen Gaylor to his hometown minor league team Friday.With several Rome players assigned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-16/braves-affiliate-shaken-