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Teachers given star welcome at Harlem Middle School

...really cool to see teachers get this kind of welcome," Stitcher said. "I've worked at two other schools in Columbia County, but this school is certainly the greatest of them all. You can tell I'm appreciated for the work I do here."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-30/teachers-give
Sales tax holidays coming up for Georgia and SC

...weekends.The Georgia sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and extends through midnight on Saturday.Georgia...South Carolina, the sales tax holiday is Aug. 7 at 12:01 a.m. through Aug. 9 at midnight.South Carolina exempt items listShoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-29/sales-tax-holidays-coming-
Players shrugging off Trump's planned visit to Women's British Open at Turnberry

...feel about myself, about my heritage. I'm very proud of my parents and where my grandparents...support his opinions because "they know I'm right."Suddenly, golf was stuck in a...Sunday."It's the time of year where I'm not really hitting it great ... but I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-29/players-shrugging-trumps-pla
Steve Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

...loss to open the season against Texas A&M. South Carolina finished the season 7-6...He made a friendly wager with Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin at SEC Media Days...back up. We need to find that guy."I'm hoping one of our quarterbacks will outplay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-29/steve-spurrier-confident-
Death on Berthoud Pass in Augusta ruled suicide

...in Atlanta on Wednesday confirmed that the death, reported about 10:25 p.m. Monday, was the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.The...next of kin has been notified, was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:10 p.m.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/death-berthoud-pass-au
Sheriff's office sets community event

...share hamburgers and shakes with them at the annual community outreach effort Aug. 8.The event will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alleluia Community School, 2819 Peach Orchard Road.In addition to having burgers and shakes, the public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-29/sheriffs-office-sets-communi
Richmond County home ransacked, burglarized

...Police are looking for a suspect in the ransacking of a Hephzibah home, which was also burglarized Tuesday.About 7:25 p.m., deputies responded to the 1400 block in Brookstone Road where a 27-year-old woman arrived home and found her belongings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/richmond-county-home-r
Augusta man fires gunshot toward home intruders

...home invaders Wednesday.The man, 66, was sleeping on his couch when he was awakened by a pair of intruders around 5:42 a.m., police say.According to an incident report, the man grabbed a gun and fired a shot in the direction of two intruders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/augusta-man-fires-guns
North Augusta conference to inform churches about active shooter situations

...self-defense training, effective security systems and ways to make the congregation feel safe.The conference will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road in North Augusta.Participation is free, but registration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-29/north-augusta-conference-info
Street named for Ray Guy

...Guy installed one of the new street signs himself Tuesday. Guy is retiring this week after five years as director of the "M'' Club at USM. He was a standout punter and defensive back at Southern Miss in the 1970s and he went on to a stellar career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-29/street-named-ray-guy