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Students complete inaugural program to prepare skilled workers for construction

...construction industry. Now, he's on his way to an apprenticeship at Plant Vogtle."It's the first step of the rest of my life," La Luz said Friday, shortly after receiving a diploma for a three-week program designed to prepare future apprentices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-21/students-complete-inaugura
Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...street from each other and stayed friends forever. It's hard for me to say enough about the role Carl Sanders played in my life."Barnard was Sanders' executive secretary during his time as governor, a role Barnard still remembers with great pride...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/ex-gov-carl-sanders-dies
Harvick, team find happiness long before NASCAR title

...rocked by Stewart's involvement in a deadly sprint car crash."To be a part of building something, it really changed my life," Harvick said. "I don't think I've ever been happier in my whole life than I have been this year. From a personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-11-17/harvick-team-find-happines
A true hometown hero

...two partners on a shoestring in 1967 has grown to employ more than 600 attorneys in offices worldwide."I'm enjoying my life," Sanders said in a 2006 interview. "I've been given so much."And he gave so much back.In Sanders' death we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-17/true-hometown-hero
KEM's music focused on love

...you're listening to different genres, different colors of music, and I've appreciated a wide variety of music all of my life," he continued.For him, music has always been his refuge, ever since he was a toddler trying to play the piano...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-11/kems-music-focused-lo
U.S. Rep. John Barrow lists Washington townhouse for rent

...paired with his commute to Washington, separated him from his family for extended periods of time. "With this chapter of my life coming to a close, I've decided to relocate to my hometown to be closer to my family," Barrow said in a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-14/us-rep-john-barrow-lists-washin
Barrow moves home to Athens to spend time with family

...12th District in Congress has been the greatest honor of my life ? personally and professionally," Barrow wrote in a...family for extended periods of time. With this chapter of my life coming to a close, I've decided to relocate to my hometown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/barrow-moves-home-athens-spend-
Ex-South Carolina football star Marcus Lattimore retires from NFL before he can start

...team. "I have given my heart and soul to the game that I love, and it's time for me to move on to the next chapter of my life and help others. I have given every ounce of my energy toward making a full recovery from my knee injury, and I have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-05/ex-south-carolina-footbal
Officials warn students of consequences of drug use, violence

...from the panel table, it took him about one sentence before all of the students were listening. "I'm not too proud of my life," Postell said. "What have I accomplished except going to jail, having a child and getting a GED? Nothing. I was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-04/officials-warn-students-abou
Rants & Raves

...the population of Augusta gets food stamps, free health care, help with rent and utilities etc. I am 83 and worked all my life and have never asked for anything I live on the Social Security I earned! What a sorry country this has become! PRESIDENT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-01/rants-raves