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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...into the river, leaving behind the blood-stained vehicle. Two days later, James C. Gray, 54, was kidnapped from Beech Island and taken to the end of a Bush Field runway. Mr. High, Mr. Morgan and Mr. Ruffin blindfolded him and shot him twice in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Jekyll Island delays long-planned hotel for convention hub

...failed deals with two developers, Jekyll Island has put off until next year finding a...hotel for its busy convention hub.The island state park's new convention center opened...money has proven more difficult. Jekyll Island's main convention hotel, a 200-room...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-26/jekyll-island-delays-long-
As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

...said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, Channel Islands. "I think the probability of a rate hike in September has diminished because the Fed is going to need more time to evaluate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/fed-meets-it-edges-toward-
Rants & Raves

...Obamacare. People lost their doctors and hospitals. Emergency room visits are up. What a mess. BEWARE, RESIDENTS OF the Beech Island area and maybe others, too: People are depositing unwanted pets in the bed of trucks and going into stores and telling you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-28/rants-raves
William Hitt Sr.

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - William Alexander Hitt, Sr., MD, 81, of St. Simons Island, died July 26, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11AM, Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Christ Church Frederica with interment in Christ...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175381291
Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

...story has a happier ending. Her daughter pulled her out of the Amsterdam Nursing Home and rented a house in Smithtown, Long Island, with a patio and a backyard full of azaleas and trees. It was Ranzman's own space. She had round-the-clock aides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-07-26/families-face-tough-decision
Smoltz joins ex-teammates, manager in Hall of Fame

...plate."We changed the culture in Houston by making it a baseball city," said Biggio, who grew up on New York's Long Island.Biggio paid special thanks to coach Matt Galante, who worked tirelessly over six weeks of spring training as Biggio made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2015-07-27/smoltz-joins-ex-t
Zach Johnson | The Masters

... Download our Masters App Get the App! FREE for iPad, iPhone and Android Download Masters App Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia Family: Wife, Kim; Will (01/04/07), Wyatt (7/23/10), Abby Jane (11/1/2012) Masters Qualification...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Zach_Johnson.shtml
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...86-classroom campus is spread across more than 70 acres. Stallings Island Middle School opened in 2008 on Blackstone Camp Road. The school was named for nearby Stallings Island, which is located in the Savannah River about eight miles from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/columbia-county-board-education
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...86-classroom campus is spread across more than 70 acres. Stallings Island Middle School opened in 2008 on Blackstone Camp Road. The school was named for nearby Stallings Island, which is located in the Savannah River about eight miles from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar