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US consumer sentiment drops in May

...Department reported Friday that the U.S. economy fell at a 0.7 percent annual pace the first three months of the year, hurt by severe winter weather and a widening trade deficit. And gasoline prices have been rising after hitting a low of $2.03...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-29/us-consumer-sentiment-drop
James, Cavaliers limping their way toward the NBA Finals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James hurts everywhere, the King of Pain.One win from taking the Cavaliers to the NBA Finals, and one step closer to a title he covets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-25/james-cavaliers-limping-their
Davis seeks changes in storm fee program, says fee could hurt schools

Mayor Hardie Davis' proposal, distributed to the 10-member commission this week, says the fee could result in furlough days and lost instruction time for the school system.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-27/davis-seeks-changes-stor
GreenJackets, Drive split doubleheader

...and had chances," GreenJackets manager Nestor Rojas said. "We couldn't find a big hit to hurt them. If you don't hurt them, they will hurt you. That happened tonight."With the score tied at 1 in the second game, Greenville's Derek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-27/greenjackets-drive-split
MiLB notes on more Red Sox prospects

...ball at times, though he tends to get out in front and put his hips into the pull side for a little extra thump, which can hurt him on velo separation away. The swing is basic and quick to the zone, and it should play in the upper levels if he develops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-05-28/milb-notes-m
Telling rough riders apart

...Week," last year saw eight shootings, including a triple homicide.This year, authorities said Monday, only one man was hurt, in a shooting at a hotel.Credit more police vigilance and more responsible sport riders for reducing violence.But the recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-26/telling-rough-riders-
Scoring mishap gives Steve Foss the win at Belle Meade in the Peak Amateur Series opener

...sudden-death playoff in the senior division. Glen Hurt made it a North Augusta sweep of the day's...Hephzibah's Robert Samuels, who had bogey. Hurt, 58, who also won this event in a sudden...won three times, is now 0-4 playoffs.Hurt and Samuels both shot 73-74 to finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-24/scoring-mishap-gives-steve-f
Grand Strand sees quieter bike weekend this year

...In 2014, Memorial Day weekend violence along the Grand Strand left three dead and seven wounded. This year, one man was hurt in a shooting at a hotel.The water proved to be the biggest danger this year. Authorities said three people drowned in Horry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/grand-strand-sees-quieter-bik
Phone thieves target Atlanta college students

...it over, a man in the back seat pulled a gun and the car took off.In April, police say two men robbed a student of his cellphone, book bag and wallet.No one was hurt in any of these incidents, which police believe could be connected.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/phone-thieves-target-atlanta
Michael Phelps' coach is heading to Arizona State

...retirement to compete at the Rio Games next year."It's going to shake him up a little bit," Bowman said. "It doesn't hurt to change things up every now and then, just from an athletic standpoint. That's one thing about being in the same place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-05-25/michael-phelps-coach-head