Jamie McMurray surprise winner of Sprint Cup pole at Martinsville

...throughout the test and hit on a couple of things that really had a lot of speed in it, so I was pretty excited about getting here this...you're that far back, the inside lane just keeps checking up a lot into the corners and you can shove the nose in pretty quick there...

Georgia Southern Eagles need help to get in a bowl

...do we have a chance to go to a bowl game? Absolutely, but it's a challenging one, it's an uphill one and it relies on a lot of people not qualifying," athletic director Tom Kleinlein said.Georgia Southern (5-2, 4-0 Sun Belt Conference) is...

Clemson's defense has stood tall the past two games

...freshman quarterback AJ Long knows he'll likely be doing a lot of something he enjoys - throwing on the run.HE SAID WHAT...because it got caught on TV," Swinney said this week. "A lot of people do that in the stands to me every week." Shafer apologized...

Gilvey's Dry Cleaners & Laundry opens downtown Augusta location

...affordable rent to restart his chain. Competition amongst dry cleaners downtown is minimal, Harrell said."You can go in a lot of places and you've got two or three cleaners in every area," he said. "You don't have that here."Harrell said he's...

Heart deaths decline but at different rates in area counties

...percent decline across the region, with the majority of counties experiencing declines between 40 and 60 percent. There's a lot of good news here going on in the South in terms of the magnitude of decline for heart diseases, which is of course the leading...

Mendes looks to avenge loss to UFC rival Aldo

...things up because he's been beating everybody, but I've changed my game," Mendes said. "I've grown up and matured a lot, and I truly believe this will be a different fight. I'm gonna be the guy to get in there and test his heart. I'm going...

Faces of Survival: Dianne Waller

...said she has always been a strong person, and credited her faith and her Irish genes for helping her through."That and a lot of prayer," she said. "I truly believe that knowing that no matter what I did or what circumstance I was in, it wasn't...

Kroc Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...and a 10,000 sq ft building that houses the First Stop Family Service Center. In addition, there is an expansive parking lot, several historic homes and a historic church renovated for programming on the campus. The American Kidney Fund held Kidney...

LA Ramsby helps bolster Eagles' potent ground attack

...the easy part. Georgia Southern running back LA Ramsby had a lot to learn at his new position, including the very basics."At...Breida and I are pushing each other. I haven't had that a lot throughout my life, and it's working out good for me."

Augusta Pagan Pride Day, harvest ritual set for Nov. 1

Paganism gets a lot of negative attention around Halloween, but local groups will invite the community to see what it's really about on Nov. 1...