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Deaths of 2 young South Carolina women prompt legislative proposals to improve water safety

...51-year-old Bordeaux said his daughter and two friends were in a boat sitting at a standstill near a dock around 12:30 a.m. and were struck by another traveling in the area. "People have to realize that they are driving a potentially deadly weapon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-31/deaths-2-young-south-car
Friday's high school box scores

...Region 3-AAA). Next: Josey at Westside, 5 p.m., today. GROVETOWN 60, LAKESIDE 50LAKESIDE...7-2. Next: Lakeside at Cross Creek, 5 p.m., Tuesday; Grovetown at Evans, 6 p.m., Tuesday. BURKE COUNTY 77, WINDSOR FOREST 13WINDSOR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-01-31/fridays-high-school-b
Fans with Oscar fever binge watch the nominated films

...because of the pull of tradition."I'm about halfway through the best picture nominees...out and show up at the theater at 10 a.m. with some blankets and some pillows...she laughed. "I'll see everything. I'm an avid reader, too, so I'll read the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-31/fans-oscar-fever-binge-watch-nomina
Police search for suspect who stole cigarettes

A man stole cigarettes Thursday from a business on Lumpkin Road, police say.Around 2:44 p.m., an employee of Kim's Pantry told deputies that a man who appeared to be intoxicated and disoriented entered the store. When...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-31/police-search-suspect-
Serena Williams takes Australian Open

...before shaking hands with Sharapova at the net."I'm so honored to be here tonight and to hold this 19th...didn't utter a sound."I know the rules now. I'm not one to argue unless I'm sure that I'm right ... If anything I need to relax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-31/serena-williams-takes-australian-
Pedestrian struck on Alexander Drive

...Saturday after being struck while trying to cross Alexander Drive near Washington Road.The 16-year-old was hit about 6:40 p.m. while walking from Five Guys Burgers and Fries toward Friedman's Jewelers, according to Richmond County sheriff's Lt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-31/pedestrian-struck-alexander-
Police use stun gun during arrest, man charged with obstruction

...Richmond County sheriff's report states.Deputies came to Family Dollar in the 800 block of Laney-Walker Boulevard about 7 p.m. An employee said Demetries Jamal Young, 27, had stolen from the business multiple times and was back on store property, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-31/police-use-stun-gun-du
Hephzibah man struck by car while attempting to flee police

...zapped with a stun gun, a Richmond County sheriff's report says.Robie Lacharne Donald son, 45, was pulled over around 9 p.m. on Martin Lu ther King Jr. Boulevard for having a missing taillight, the report says.Donaldson told the officer that he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-31/hephzibah-man-struck-c
Area Announcements

...be held Feb. 28 at the school cafeteria from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $10 per person in advance or $12 per person at...pitch softball umpire training event March 7 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Diamond Lakes Regional Park in Hephzibah. Beginners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-31/area-announcements
Start age affects NFL players' severity of brain problems

...attend the Super Bowl on Sunday.''I'm not sure how to deal with this incongruity...what I like to watch," he said. "I'm not saying we need to get rid of football...this year, with the Patriots playing, I'm giddy with excitement. And that, along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-31/start-age-affects-nfl-players-sev