Kirby: Another Augustan visited White House in 1980

...cities of Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa and Toronto.Brian and Mary Ellen Sar tori, of North Augusta, sent greetings from Rhode Island, where the "seafood is delicious."And Flo and Bob Morris were in historic Boston, Lex ington and Concord, enjoying...

Fort Gordon honors Vietnam vets with welcome home ceremony

...morning physical training. He was deployed to Afghanistan twice and remembers older veterans greeting him upon his return in Rhode Island with a warm cup of lobster bisque at 2 a.m."For these folks who were risking their lives so we could have freedom...

Scuttlebiz: Partridge Inn now in Hilton's elite Curio

...hotels. Partridge Inn fits the category of boutique legends.Some already open on the site are the Providence Biltmore in Rhode Island, The Franklin Hotel in Chapel Hill, N.C., and The Highland in Dallas. It's a worldwide list. Others joining...

Flannery O'Connor's stamp takes a licking

...lobsters and having fun. ... and VERY COOL!"Not that far away were Wayne and Frances Cowart, of Thomson, who sent in a rare Rhode Island card. They were enjoying a "small ship" cruise around New England. "Chilly here!" they wrote. They also sent...

Georgia Tech edges Rhode Island to finish fifth in Orlando Classic

...scored 16 points and Georgia Tech beat Rhode Island 64-61 Sunday night in the fifth-place...E.C. Matthews had 17 points for Rhode Island (4-2) and finished with 56 in...seconds to go."It's a young team," Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley said. "There's...

Andrade, Coceres share Champions Tour lead in Iowa

...Tour's Principal Charity Classic."I love this place," Andrade said. "I just think it's like a where I grew up in Rhode Island, so it's tree-lined, it's like a mini-Westchester I kind of call it. I just think a fabulous place and it...

WWII-era pillow sham sent by soldier's mother returns home after 73 years

...been delivered. But the cover appeared pristine. O'Gara's mother, Catherine, died in 1956.Lamoureux bought it from a Rhode Island man who runs a collectibles shop and found the envelope in a box of junk acquired from an anonymous seller.Lamoureux...

Ohio State knocks off Rhode Island

...10 rebounds and No. 4 Ohio State beat Rhode Island 69-58 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off...Xavier Munford had 16 points to lead Rhode Island, which had four players in double...court.That led to a technical foul on Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley.Thomas hit both...

Xavier edges Rhode Island

...McAfee scored 23 points and David West added 20 points and 14 rebounds as Xavier beat Rhode Island (3-11, 0-2 Atlantic-10), 78-75. The loss was Rhode Island's ninth straight, despite a career-high 23 points from Tip Vinson and 21...

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Rhode Island hires DeGregorio as interim coach

...assistant under Jim Harrick, was appointed interim coach at Rhode Island on Friday. Harrick got the university's hopes up by...placed on the committee, a move that could mean he will remain at Rhode Island and not join the NBA draft.

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