Delectable, no-work, native persimmon has gotten a bum rap

...Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin of 1915.The bad press goes as far back as the early 17th century, when Capt. John Smith, of Jamestown fame, wrote that if a persimmon "is not ripe it will draw a man's mouth awrie with much torment...

The Way We Were: Sandlot football

...Hillbillies."The Hillbillies have won nine games, tied two and lost two this year with star players being John Adams, John Smith and Paul Thompson in the backfield and Sewell Camp in the line," The Chronicle reported.Other Hillbillies included...


...COUNTY All persons having claims against LAWRENCE ST. JOHN SMITH late of said County, or against his estate, are required...HYATT Administratrix of the Estate of: LAWRENCE ST. JOHN SMITH Atty.: Jennie M. Hyatt P.O. Box 204645 Augusta...

Your Story: Researchers to take your questions on family's past

...committee will answer selected ones for publication in The Augusta Chronicle.For example: "My great-grandfather, John Smith, born 1850, was said to have raised in an orphanage in Augusta, Georgia. I cannot find him. Can you help?""Thomas...

Friday's high school box scores

...Jevonte Dunbar 7, Chris Riddle 8, Jerry Cumbersome 6, Trey Sumter 12, Marcus Mckethson 7, Shyheim Badger 2, John Smith 11, Randle Buxton 4. Totals: 18 20-30 57.SILVER BLUFF (63) ? Malcolm Green 19, Raihem McCorkle 16, Sha'kel...

John Smith Jr.

"J.T." BELVEDERE, S.C. - Mr. John Thomas "J.T." Smith, Jr., 92, beloved husband of seventy-one years to Mrs. Mary C. Smith, entered into rest on Sunday, January 18, 2015. Born in and a lifelong resident of Aiken County, SC, he was a son of the late

Willie Holmes

...Interment will be in the church cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Doris Harris Holmes; four daughters, Melissa (John) Smith, Marcy (Bernard) Swint, Angela (Pete) Butler and Tiffany (Marcellus) Drumming; a son, Donnie Cobb; his mother...

Elizabeth Harris

...Michael) Brown; sister, Rev. Geraldine (Judson) Rawls; brother, Remus Jones; aunt, Ada Washington; uncle, John Smith; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives...

John Smith Jr.

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. John Bussey Smith, Jr. of 409 N. Peachtree St. entered into rest on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at his residence. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Paul C. Reviere officiating.

Dennis Smith

...Dennis Smith Jr., Reginald Rogers and Shameka Harris; his beloved mother, Mrs. Frances C. Smith; brothers: John Smith, Barry Smith, William Walker; sisters: Mary (Ron) Oliver, Mamie Smith and Teresa Smith, Dianne Joyner and Prendy...