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...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...Toussaint with the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal in a ceremony at the White House remarked, "After his hometown was battered by Katrina and Allen was forced to evacuate, he did something even more important for his city ? he went back...

Ray Whitfield, Divante Jones highlight boxing event Saturday

Two of Augusta's premier fighters will return to their hometown ring Saturday as one looks to maintain his longtime success and the other seeks to continue his climb in the sport.Ray Whitfield...

New stipend could play role in where recruits go to college

...things."Generally, athletes who live far from their schools will get more than those who choose colleges in or near their hometowns."The more prominent schools have a lot to offer," said Roger Harriott, the coach at national power St. Thomas Aquinas...

Sonic Spotlight: Scott Corliss

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

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...

Hopefuls continue to stream to the Capitol

ATLANTA - Georgia residents hoping to represent their hometowns in both state and federal government continued streaming to the Capitol on Tuesday to place their names on the primary election...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Umps cry foul over background checks

NEW YORK --- Umpires are livid that Major League Baseball has sent investigators to their hometowns, asking neighbors a series of questions that include whether the ump belongs to the Ku Klux Klan. "The questions that we found...

Jackson slams probe of umpires for ties to KKK

NEW YORK --- Jesse Jackson criticized Major League Baseball on Thursday for sending investigators to the hometowns of umpires to ask neighbors questions that include whether the ump belongs to the Ku Klux Klan. "Major League Baseball has done...

South Carolina Shrine Bowl roster

...Shrine Bowl was released Saturday. The game will be played Dec. 15 in Rock Hill. The players, positions, schools and hometowns: South Carolina Larry Anderson, DB, Aiken, Aiken; Charles Ben, B, Calhoun County, St. Mathews; Fred Bennett, S...

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