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Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

ROME - Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence...Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that Rome will propose a cost-conscious bid to hold...and amid a widening corruption scandal in Rome."Our country too often seems hesitant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...bid would start as a favorite.The U.S. is the third country to declare its intent to bid. Italy announced this week that Rome, host of the 1960 Olympics, will be a candidate. Germany is deciding between Hamburg and Berlin. France is likely to approve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Janie Lockridge

...in Harlem Memorial Cemetery with the Dr. David Parks and the Reverend Philip Vestal officiating. Born September 7, 1946 in Rome, Ga., she has lived in Harlem for the past 51 years with short periods of time living in Germany and Alaska due to her husband's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173484443
James Wimberly

...survived by his two sons, James W. Wimberly, Jr., an attorney in Atlanta, and Clayton Boardman Wimberly, a physician in Rome, Georgia; two grandsons, Thomas Phinizy and Clayton Boardman Wimberly, Jr.; two granddaughters, Mary Helen Wimberly and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173497474
Science proves men lose their heads over high heels

...entice men from the streets of ancient Rome to the New York City sidewalks of Carrie...initially appeared in ancient Greece and Rome, according to Elizabeth Semmelhack of The Bata Shoe Museum. In Rome, where the sex trade was legal, high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-13/science-proves-men-lose-their-heads
USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...setting the stage for a contest that could also include Paris, Rome, Berlin or Hamburg and other cities.The 2024 campaign is ready...Hamburg to be made in March. Italy is expected to announce a Rome bid on Monday. France is likely to approve a Paris bid next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-09/usoc-will-decide-next-we
23-year-old murder case remains unsolved, investigators say

...least alive 30 minutes past midnight on the day of her death. She noted the time in a letter to be mailed to her daughter in Rome, Ga. Johnson's body was discovered about 10 p.m. An autopsy found that she died of multiple stab wounds to the chest and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-02/23-year-old-murder-cas
Mozelle Ballard

...native of Atlanta Ga., but grew up in Rome Georgia. Mrs. Ballard was a homemaker...Thomson First Baptist Church. A graduate of Rome High School, she attended West Georgia...and often spoke of and visited them in Rome. She was especially close to two of her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173394012
Rome Braves take two from Augusta GreenJackets

...six-run inning in the first game gave Rome the spark needed to win both games.The...first game behind a six-run seventh. Rome won the second game 4-0.The first game...wild pitch scored the first two runs for Rome. A Blake Brown RBI triple tied the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-25/rome-braves-take-two-aug
Augusta GreenJackets ride bat of Tyler Horan to win over Rome Braves

...career game before many fans had settled into their seats Thursday night. The Green Jackets rode his bat to a 7-0 win over the Rome Braves at Lake Olmstead Stadium.The 23-year-old right fielder singled home Augusta's (36-38) first run in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-26/augusta-greenjackets-rid