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Black, Smith promoted to San Jose

...his comeback story and triple-digit heat. One drew local attention for his story of being discovered and pitching for the hometown team. For Augusta, the two will be greatly missed both on the field and off. "It's a little bit bittersweet when it happens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-21/black-smith-
Music by Turner: Band is humbled by stage presence of Sharon Jones

...either. As a woman who put cancer in retreat just last year, just think of the goodwill Ms. Jones could generate for our hometown.Anyone who hears her work with the Dap-Kings and enjoys them in concert will agree that Ms. Jones always Give(s) the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/music-turner-band-hum
White Violet brings varied style to Sky City

...love with a girl at the same time," Nelson continued. "It was this really crazy feeling."While Athens is the band's hometown, Nelson and Hayes have relocated to Nashville, Tenn., to feed off the recording and music industry there. The move meant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/white-violet-brings-v
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
Funeral set for Martinez man slain outside church

...a man stealing their SUV.Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, of Jacksonville, Fla., was arrested several hours later in his hometown following a police pursuit.On Saturday, Robinson appeared in court for a hearing on charges in Florida, which include driving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/funeral-set-martinez-man-sla
Augusta GreenJackets rely on Jake Smith's progression

...entered the season as a good story after getting noticed on the Lake Olmstead grounds crew. Fans quickly recognized him as the hometown GreenJacket.As the season has progressed, Smith has developed into more than a story for local fans. He has proven himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-18/augusta-greenjackets-rel
Martinez shooting suspect has criminal history

...Jacksonville man suspected in Thursday night's fatal shooting at a Martinez church has a criminal history in his Florida hometown.Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, was captured by state troopers in Florida, several hours after police said he shot William...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-15/martinez-shooting-susp
FEMA Head: Securing hometown helps secure homeland

...for disasters that might strike their hometowns, the head of the Federal Emergency Management...we really do this job of securing the hometown, we secure the homeland," he said...millions of visitors who are not in their hometowns when disaster threatens, Brown said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/21/met_397903.shtml
Metro
Sonic Spotlight: Scott Corliss

AGE: 44 HOMETOWNS: Portland, Ore., Lawrenceville, Ga. and Baltimore; moved to Augusta in 1999. OCCUPATION: IT Support, Fort Gordon PLAYS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/mus_7430.shtml
Music
2003 Shrine Bowl Rosters

...The game will be played Dec. 20 in Rock Hill (players, positions, schools and hometowns). When there is no hometown listed, the school and the hometown are the same. South Carolina Shrine Bowl Roster Ivan Anderson, OL, Spartanburg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/22/hig_398013.shtml
High school