Jailers search for contraband

Staying one step ahead of jail inmates often means challenging very resourceful people...against inmates found to have illegal drugs. "We've got to stay one step ahead of them," Capt. Johnson said. REACHMeghan Gourley (706) 823-3227...

Recordings reveal Nixon's point of view on Watergate, final days of administration

...Like him or not, whether you think that his resignation was a tragedy for the nation or that he got out of town one step ahead of the sheriff, he was a human being."Nixon, who died in 1994, had hoped that providing his own narrative would...

Why can't life get easier as you live it?

...the supermarket was a madhouse today," I told my wife. "It's as though everyone had the same list I did and was one step ahead of me."She ignored my whining and pointed to the floor."Do you always go to the store wearing two different shoes...

Road Trips: Ridge Peach Festival

...country singer Cody Webb of Ridge Spring; clogging; oldies and classics from Yesterday's Sounds; bluegrass from One Step Ahead; new country from Ace of Clubs; and Atomic Road featuring classic rock.A children's area will have rides, inflatables...

Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief won't change his mind about leaving

...things." Now that many fans bring bicycles and scooters to the track, it's more difficult for Johnson to stay one step ahead of his fans. So far, nobody's been able to catch and corner him for an autograph.

UConn wins national championship

...Coach Calhoun, the greatest coach ever," Ollie said. "He paved the way we just walked through it."They were one step ahead of Kentucky all night, holding off rally after rally.Kentucky's athletic department announced Monday that there...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection lab in Savannah a made-for-TV reality

...around that."Brown calls the lab and others like it the consumer's "first line of defense.""They help us stay one step ahead of the things that are trending," she said.Combine that with good communication and solid techniques, and the...

One step ahead

Nan Palmer is past senioritis. She's pretty much past senior year, and graduation is a formality. The Burke County High School senior participated in her school's Post-Secondary Options program, which allowed her to take courses at Augusta State University. Like others in similar academic programs - or in cooperative work programs - she appreciated the opportunity but admits there was a tradeoff. Being in a post-high school environment made her senior year seem a little less special, she said.

Wildflower rescuers operate one step ahead of bulldozers

Before the bulldozers arrive, Jane Pausch is there to save the flowers.

Kid of the Day

...calm them down. She always is a big helper at home with having two young siblings. Very bright young girl. Always one step ahead," her parents said. (Do you know a child who deserves mention in The Augusta Chronicle s ''Kid of the Day feature...