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John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is proof that other position players are vulnerable, too.The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction is a surgical graft procedure in which the damaged ligament in the elbow is replaced by a tendon from elsewhere in the body...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Thousands view slain pastor

...carried Wednesday into the Statehouse where he served the people for nearly 20 years, becoming the first black person since Reconstruction to rest in honor in the South Carolina Rotunda. Hours later, his congregation returned to the scene of a massacre, keeping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-25/thousands-view-slain-pastor
Park Service now looks at Civil War Reconstruction sites

...period of American history: the era of Reconstruction after the war. The agency is embarking...telling the sometimes-bloody story of Reconstruction - a time when 4 million blacks, freed...nationally important sites dealing with the Reconstruction era from the Civil War through 1900...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-25/park-service-now-looks-civil
Some want debate over Confederate symbols in Augusta

...can ever be removed from that heritage.Hayes said white elite began erecting Confederate monuments in the South during Reconstruction years when black men began to receive voting rights and hold public office."For many white Southerners, this is basically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/some-want-debate-over-confede
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Put C.S.A. in perspective

...more lenient than that of the Radical Republicans, the "carpetbaggers" and the "scalawags." The injustices of the Reconstruction era solidified a hatred of the blacks being manipulated. It was similar to the tragedy of the Rev. Martin Luther King...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-25/put-csa-perspective
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...first female and first minority governor, and the election of Republican Tim Scott as the first black U.S. senator since Reconstruction in the South.The day after the shooting, Haley's posture had changed."We woke up today and the heart and soul of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
Photos detail King Tut's face

CAIRO, Egypt - The first CT scan facial reconstructions of King Tutankhamun's mummy have produced images strikingly similar to the boy pharaoh's ancient portraits, with one model...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/11/liv_452809.shtml
Life & style
1 dead, 1 injured in Warren County wreck

...Ansley, was flown from the scene with what Wolfe described as an apparent broken pelvis, among other injuries.The Georgia State Patrol's accident reconstruction team was called to the scene Saturday to investigate the crash.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/1-dead-1-injured-warren-count
Virginia motorist named in I-20 wreck

...Ansley, was flown from the scene with what Wolfe described as an apparent broken pelvis, among other injuries.The Georgia State Patrol's accident reconstruction team was called to the scene Saturday to investigate the crash.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/virginia-motorist-named-i-20