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Travel booms for holiday

...According to AAA Vacations, the largest leisure travel agency in the Carolinas, the top driving vacation destinations are Orlando, Fla; New Bern, N.C.; Williamsburg, VA.; Branson, Mo.; and Fort Bragg, N.C.Motorists are asked to plan ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/travel-booms-holiday
Dwyane Wade opts out of his contract

...overall pick in last week's draft. He is expected to soon arrive in Orlando and Hennigan said last week he expects Hezonja to play in one or two games during the Orlando Summer League, which begins July 4.Gordon averaged 6.2 points in 56...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-29/dwyane-wade-opts-out-his-cont
For the record

...Gonzalez Picado, 32, both of North AugustaFILED JUNE 12Mario Davnte Lewis, 30, and Shatavia Sharde Williams, 27, both of Orlando, Fla.Ryan Dennis Krepps, 24, of Hephzibah, and Keri Grayce Tomlin, 23, of BlytheWilliam Earl Brannon, 43, and Melissa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-30/record
Hawks co-owner Grant Hill says 'tremendous upside' with franchise

...Clippers, Sacramento, New York, Philadelphia, Golden State, Phoenix, Orlando and the Los Angeles Lakers.Ridnour averaged 4 points and 2 assists for the Orlando Magic last season. The Grizzlies had acquired him Wednesday for the rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-25/hawks-co-owner-grant-hill-say
Cost of avoiding traffic will rise

...Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Salt Lake City, Washington and other major cities. New or expanded ones are planned for Tampa, Orlando, Dallas, the Baltimore area and Austin, Texas.Under federal rules, carpool lanes that are converted to toll lanes must...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/cost-avoiding-traffic-will
Timberwolves take Karl-Anthony Towns with No. 1 pick

...are harsh sometimes, that's how it is in New York and I'm ready for it."Another international player followed, as Orlando took Croatian Mario Hezonja at No. 5, and Emmanuel Mudiay, born in Congo, raised in Texas and a professional last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-25/timberwolves-take-karl-anthon
World is speeding past America on high-speed trains

...Harrisburg, Pa., with Pittsburgh; Oklahoma City with Tulsa; and upgrading track on a medium-speed line between Miami and Orlando.Despite the political resistance and financial hurdles, two projects have moved beyond the conceptual phase. One is California's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/world-speeding-past-americ
Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip suspended after arrest

...it safely out of their $1.6 million Orlando home which officials say was destroyed...multimillion-dollar homes.Holtz told the Orlando Sentinel he was awakened by smoke alarms...called 911 and ran outside.More than 60 Orlando firefighters responded.Holtz, who coached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-06-24/clemson-kicker-ammon-laki
Lightning strikes Georgia boy, 11, on Florida beach

...into the water after the lightning strike, carried his son to the beach and started resuscitation. He was treated in an Orlando hospital before being transferred to rehab, where he's working with occupational and physical therapists.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/lightning-strikes-georgia-bo
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson makes donation to victims' families, Charleston church

...out-of-conference game Florida State has slated for 2017 is at Florida on Nov. 25. Florida State is making a concerted effort to face more SEC teams in the regular season, as it will open the 2016 season in Orlando against Ole Miss.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-20/panthers-owner-jerry-richardson-m