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Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

...one of the few times jeans haven't been at the forefront of what's trending. Businessman Levi Strauss and tailor Jacob Davis invented jeans in 1873 after getting a patent to create cotton denim work pants with copper rivets in certain areas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2014-09-13/jeans-face-uncertain-future
Gladys Andrews

...Kicklighter, and her husband, Jerrell, of Blythe; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jacob Davis, Richard Shinault, Kevin Kicklighter, Jeffrey Davis, Brian Davis, and Ryan Andrews. If so desired memorial contributions...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170912064
Gloria Davis

...sons, Joshua (Nastassia) Davis, Savannah, GA, John Wayne Davis, Jr., Atlanta, Jeremiah Davis, James Davis, Jacob Davis, Augusta; sisters, Michelle Johnson, Beech Island , S C , Alice Gilchrist, Augusta; brothers, Samuel Green...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169683083
Gloria Davis

...sons, Joshua (Nastassia) Davis, Savannah, GA, John Wayne Davis, Jr., Atlanta, Jeremiah Davis, James Davis, Jacob Davis, Augusta; sisters, Michelle Johnson, Beech Island , S C , Alice Gilchrist, Augusta; brothers, Samuel Green...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169670378
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RAVE FOR Chaplain Jacob Davis of the Harlem Department of Public Safety. Sadly, Chaplain Davis passed away on Dec 28th in an automobile accident on Harlem-Wrens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-30/rants-raves
Metro
New trends and effects change look of denim

...more than 200 years, but it took the combined efforts of Levi Strauss, a dry-goods seller in San Francisco, and Jacob Davis, a Reno, Nev., tailor, to create what the world today knows as blue jeans. Davis provided the design, which included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/29/liv_355252.shtml
Life & style
Latest area births

...Mrs. Joseph Thompson, of North Augusta. Alexander Jacob Davis: Timmie and Tina Davis, of Hephzibah, announce the birth of a son, Alexander Jacob Davis, Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/05/bir_424318.shtml
Births
Sisler: Death goes to school but religion can't

...teacher and wounds three at a school dance. Fayetteville, Tenn., May 19, 1998. Three days before his graduation, Jacob Davis, an 18-year-old honor student, opens fire in parking lot at his high school, killing a classmate who was dating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/10/op_306372.shtml
Opinion columns
Levi's struggling to regain youth market

...the youth market. Levi Strauss & Co.'s roots date back to 1873, when Bavarian immigrant Levi Strauss and tailor Jacob Davis crafted the first pair of blue jeans when they added rivets to work pants. For more than a century, Levi's was considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/17/bus_244889.shtml
Business
Faded glory: Gap, Levi seek youth formula

...much shorter now." Levi's troubles stem from its glorious past. In 1873, Levi Strauss and his fellow immigrant Jacob Davis began fastening copper rivets to "waist overalls," or blue jeans. The company defined blue jeans for decades. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/30/bus_341324.shtml
Business