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Aquinas, Washington County ranked No. 1 in preseason football poll

Aquinas' hold on No. 1 will continue.After winning their...in 2013, the Fighting Irish were ranked No. 1 in Class A in the Georgia Sports Writers...top-ranked team. They didn't ascend to No. 1 until after they beat Calvary Day in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-19/aquinas-wash
White Violet brings varied style to Sky City

...explained. "That's super inspiring to me as well. There's no way I can be absolutely the best at everything."Nelson's...afield."I grew up in Athens ... and Athens is incredible, no question about it," he said. "I would never speak an ill word...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/white-violet-brings-v
Music by Turner: Band is humbled by stage presence of Sharon Jones

...for around two hours or so as we did renditions of songs we eventually performed at the Imperial two weeks ago including Ain't No Sunshine, What's Goin' On, and Otis Redding's masterpiece Try a Little Tenderness.Number 9 and I were afraid that Sharon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/music-turner-band-hum
Let Export-Import Bank expire

...brokering export deals without taxpayer help.No, Ex-Im is not some homey "mom-and-pop...be reformed. They are wrong.There is no "fixing" something that shouldn't exist in the first place. The government has no business playing banker to politically connected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-19/let-export-import-ban
Say 'no' to higher taxes

...Clearly they have been remarkable. No, I'm not talking about a Cyber Command...the commission for only 18 months and had no choice but to support the tax increase...commission should show some backbone, just say "no" to the property tax increase and act like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-18/say-no-higher-ta
Commission votes no on property tax increase

A proposal calling for a 1.75-mill property tax increase was shot down by city commissioners Tuesday after nearly two hours of debate.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-19/commission-votes-no-prop
Matt Kuchar's quest for slip-and-slide ultimately kept him out of PGA Championship

...up on Wednesday after some treatment ? no such luck."I took Wednesday off, and...the FedEx Cup playoffs. He finished at No. 125 by one point ahead of Nicholas Thompson...Championship field was 120 (he went up to No. 119).No one who started in the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-19/matt-kuchars-quest-slip-and-
Hunter Mahan wants to stay in hunt for stretch drive

...year."Mahan goes into The Barclays at No. 62, which means he is assured of at least...consecutive Ryder Cup team and moved him up to No. 55 in the FedEx Cup, making his road...ago, recently changed coaches and is at No. 55. Luke Donald, a former world No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-19/hunter-mahan-wants-stay-hunt
Overtime

...He also worked 270 playoff games.TennisDjokovic seeded No. 1 at US Open Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.The women's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/overtime
Home Depot second quarter profit climbs 14 percent

...While the season started off a bit cold and rainy, weather improved and shoppers headed out to stores to pick up supplies.The No. 1 home improvement retailer's quarterly performance beat analysts' estimates, and the Atlanta company raised its full-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-19/home-depot-2q-prof