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A penny for better schools

...several original school buildings and accelerate the already-planned expansions of high schools in Aiken, North Augusta and Ridge Spring-Monetta.The money would be limited strictly to heavy construction ? even landscaping costs are excluded ? so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-20/penny-better-schools
Faith digest

...three area students.Tiffany Praise Gomillion is a graduate of Ridge Spring-Monetta High School attending USC Aiken; Eliza Ann...Clemson University; and Shynna Alliyah Lott is a graduate of Ridge Spring-Monetta High School attending Francis Marion University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-17/faith-digest
Ramblin' Rhodes: Sounds at Riverwalk will be from Yonder Mountain

...composed songs include Garth Brooks' The Dance and other songs recorded by Suzy Bogguss, Patty Loveless, Jim Glaser, The Oak Ridge Boys, Reba McEntire and others.? Newberry (S.C.) Opera House: Gene Watson, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, $45...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-15/ramblin-rhodes-sounds
Durant runs wild in McCormick win

MCCORMICK 32, RIDGE SPRING-MONETTA 7In McCormick, S.C., Mataeo Durant scored on four...on 14 carries as McCormick improved to 2-5 and 1-1 in the region.Ridge Spring-Monetta dropped to 3-4 and 0-2.RS-Monetta 7 0 0 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-10-10/durant-runs-wild-mcco
Mary Slade

...C. Mrs. Slade was born in Edgefield, S.C. and was a Homemaker. She was a Parishioner at the Episcopal Church of the Ridge. Survivors include 2 sons- Sam Mitchell Slade, Jr., Arthur (Penney) Slade; 1 daughter- Jean Slade (Chris) Covar...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172841329
Featured musician: Danielle Purcell

...wood block and tambourine. "I prefer older washboards; the ridges are different-they're just better. I wear them out, though...perfect!' Because of the curves, it's just perfect for the ridges." STARTED PLAYING: "I was trained in opera about 10 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/mus_419213.shtml
Music
Health capsules

...people have different patterns of folds and ridges. The difference is more than cosmetic -- sound waves bounce off those folds and ridges before entering the ear canal. Since...attachments and altered them to make the ridges different. Skin-colored paint was applied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/27/ent_237140.shtml
Things to Do
Debate swirls as wind power grows rapidly

STAMFORD, Conn. - Giant windmills - on scenic mountain ridges, prairie grass and even an Indian reservation - are spinning...limit 420-foot windmills atop the state's highest mountain ridge because of concerns about the impact to rare species. A proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/12/liv_42282.shtml
Life & style
Officials hope mountain scenes bring more tourists

...just to the east of Taiwan's Mount Zhu, the sun is bursting through a thick mantle of clouds wedged between sylvan mountain ridges at a height of more than 6,000 feet. The air is clear and dry, and the crystalline light of the dawn illuminates the stunning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/07/liv_444036.shtml
Life & style
Group says UFOs are coming to take them away in 2001

...William Proctor points to a distant strip of ocean between the earth and sky. Straight ahead is El Cajon, and beyond layers of ridges to the northwest is Rancho Santa Fe, where 39 people laid down and died in an eerie attempt to enter what they believed was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/10/tec_206640.shtml
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