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Wisconsin's Paul Menard wins Xfinity Series race in his home state

...a Sprint Cup regular, made a mid-race pit stop and was informed by his crew that he needed to save two gallons of fuel in order to finish the race without stopping again on the 4.048-mile road course.Menard led for nine laps in the 180-mile race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-29/wisconsins-paul-menard-win
Cadets graduate from Fort Gordon's Youth Challenge Academy

...The 187 cadets in this year's program underwent intensive physical training, took exams and experienced military life in order to gain their graduation diploma."The program is about opportunity. It teaches respect, teamwork and discipline," academy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-29/cadets-graduate-fort-gord
Dictionaries doomed in high-tech world

...was simple: Find the right words and put them in the right order.Simple maybe, but not easy. Still, we try.I have known...like some might select a psalm, and descend in alphabetical order, gathering knowledge.I don't go that far because one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-29/dictionaries-doomed-high-tech
Command sergeant major relinquishes command at Fort Gordon ceremony

...numerous awards and decorations, and on Friday, he received more, including the Distinguished Service Award and the Silver Order of Mercury."Today is bittersweet for me," Brooks said. "After serving our great Army for more than 35 years, it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-28/command-sergeant-major-relin
Aiken knocks off rival South Aiken

...quarter when an Aiken kickoff return man was taken down near the South Aiken sideline. Both benches poured onto the field, but order was restored quickly and one Thoroughbred was ejected."I really don't know," Neal said. "I didn't see what happened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-28/aiken-knocks
Southeast watches storm approach

...northward.The declaration ahead of time gives wide latitude to Scott and other state officials to prepare for the storm. The order calls for the activation of the National Guard and gives authorities the ability to waive tolls and rules to allow emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-28/southeast-watches-storm-approach
Pipeline case moves ahead in court

...Esmond Adams has approved a scheduling order that outlines deadlines leading up to a...soon as practicable thereafter."The order was filed Friday.Houston-based Kinder...friend-of-the-court briefs.Friday's scheduling order spells out when briefs and responses are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/pipeline-case-moves-ahead-cou
Civil suit will proceed against GRU officers

...survived its first challenge in U.S. District Court.In an order filed Aug. 21, U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall dismissed...damages, Gibbons filed the federal lawsuit.In an 80-page order, the judge ruled the case can proceed against Martin for civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-27/civil-suit-will-procee
State commission denies petition for Columbia County charter school

...Shafer, a founding member of the charter school group. The group had hoped to delay the commission's vote until next month in order to address some of the issues, Shafer said."They recommended denial; they upheld their staff's recommendation," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-27/state-commission-denies-p
Jordan Spieth struggles in first round as world No. 1

...his back before the playoffs to make sure everything was in order. He felt the twinge removing a light box from under his motor...to have the MRI on Wednesday. It showed everything in good order, and while the PGA champion rubbed his back after a few hooked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-27/jordan-spieth-struggles-firs