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Wichita State star Fred VanVleet is rare success story from Rockford, Ill.

...the rare success stories to come out of Rockford, Ill., an old rust-belt city west...lurked around every corner growing up.Rockford was once a bustling city known for its...safe. When she met Joe Danforth, a Rockford police officer, she suddenly had an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-24/wichita-state-star-fred-v
For the record

...Henderson, 60, both of GrovetownJason Dane K. Ragland, 31, and Earnestine Latrice Holmes, 29, both of Mableton, Ga.Joseph Rockford McKoon, 35, of Newnan, Ga., and Irene Zamarron, 35, of AugustaStacy Darnell Conyer, 51, and Linda Ann Mincey, 47...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-26/record
Mr. W.L. Walker (ROCKFORD, Ill.)

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Doctors Hospital Mr. W. L. Walker, son of the late Walter Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/obi_357362.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. W.L. Walker (ROCKFORD, Ill.)

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Doctors Hospital, Mr. W.L. Walker, son of the late Walter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/10/obi_357784.shtml
Obituaries
Lightning stop Islanders' five-game winning streak

...with adding 17 assists in 71 career Stanley Cup playoff games.BLACKHAWKS: Recalled Joakim Nordstrom from Rockford and sent forward Peter Regin back to the AHL team.Nord strom had five goals and three assists in 14 games with Rockford.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-11-15/lightning-stop-islanders-f
William Peterson

...William F. Peterson, 80, entered into rest Sunday, December 7, 2014. Fr. Peterson served as a civilian as Diocese of Rockford, IL and as an Army Chaplain in Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Texas, California, Georgia, Korea, Vietnam...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173411868
For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

ROCKFORD, Ill. - When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-27/jobless-over-50-challenging-search-
Carter longs to recapture gridiron glory

...like they are at Marinelli Field in Rockford, Ill. Sometimes for Quincy Carter, the boo birds and the hecklers at Rockford Cubbies games might as well be right...second season as an outfielder with Rockford of the Class A Midwest League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/26/oth_234376.shtml
Other sports
Michigan city installing coin-operated breath testing machines in bars

ROCKFORD, Mich. -- Down at the Rogue River Tavern...proportions: Aside from Rogue River, Rockford only has two other public establishments...said City Manager Michael Young. Rockford is the first U.S. municipality to buy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/liv_409365.shtml
Life & style
Day cares short on children

ROCKFORD, Ill. --- The nation's economic...making in work," Meredith Hartigan, a Rockford single mother of two, said in explaining...director of Circles of Learning, also in Rockford. "For many low-income people it is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/09/bus_482614.shtml
Business