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Strong restart helps Chris Buescher prevail at NASCAR Xfinity race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa - Chris Buescher pulled away on a restart in a green-white-checkered finish Sunday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-17/strong-restart-helps-chris
Deal vetoes 11 bills

...Nathan Deal also nixed six bills dealing with individual communities, including Americus and Columbus, and the counties of Newton, Rockdale, Paulding and Schley.Veto No. 1 was Senate Bill 76 which would have granted a pass to bikers. It would also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/deal-vetoes-11-bills
Laura Chrisco

...in Eastview Cemetery, Edgefield, S.C. A native of Augusta, Laura attended Jamestown Elementary School where she was in Newtons Navigators 2nd grade class. She was a member of New Hope Church of God. In addition to her parents she is survived by one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/25/obi_314925.shtml
Obituaries
Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

...Dr. Neal: Common Ground: A Comparison of the Ideas of Consciousness in the Writings of Howard W. Thurman and Huey P. Newton;? Dr. Maurice McBride: Almost a Statistic: The Remarkable Story of Drs. Vickie and Maurice McBride, by Jessica Wallace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-16/faculty-accompli
Georgia, South seeks bigger role in 2016 primaries

...looking forward to the SEC primary.""It shouldn't just be Iowa and New Hampshire who get to do this," said Cynthia Cook of Newton County, about an hour's drive east of Atlanta. "Everyone should get a voice. ... That's how we come up with the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-05-15/georgia-south-
Rain washes out Day 1 of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500

...scheduled at the Brickyard in July and August and the construction won't begin until after those are run. XFINITY SERIES: In Newton, Iowa, Drew Herring was the fastest during qualifying for Sunday's race at Iowa Speedway as a fill-in for Erik Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-16/rain-washes-out-day-1-qualifying-
Cameron Artis-Payne looks to make name for himself in Carolina

...backfield ? him and quarterback Cam Newton.He didn't think he could use the name when he arrived at Auburn, where Newton's legendary status prompted him...Auburn even built a statue of Newton outside its stadium after he led the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-09/cameron-artis-payne-looks-mak
Homeland Security raids Thomson site

...McDuffie on West Hill Street in Thomson.According to McDuffie County manager David Crawley and County Commission Chairman Charlie Newton, no information on what the agents were looking for has been released.Crawley said that more information would be released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-07/homeland-security-raid-thoms
Athens sees robbery increase

...student being assaulted. The boy made contact with a police officer who was searching the area of West Hawthorne Avenue and North Newton Street, after having been flagged down by several pedestrians who reported seeing suspicious people hiding near some bushes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-08/athens-sees-robbery-increase
Jean Jordan

...sent to White Oak ARP Church, 4874 Patrick Rd., White Oak, SC 29180, White Oak United Methodist Campground, C/O Preston Newton, 659 Rock House Rd., Thomson, GA 30824, or St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Jordan...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174760119