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Program asks boat skippers to remain sober

...coalition of boating safety advocates introduced its Designated Skipper program to Coastal Georgia on Monday. Reflecting Georgia's...marine-related businesses will offer special incentives to designated skippers all summer. Boaters who sign a pledge to abstain from alcohol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/12/met_227969.shtml
Metro
Sailors have their own reasons for single-handed race

...and testing their yachts, 16 skippers set sail this weekend in a...said the race veteran who will skipper a 49-foot yacht named South...next spring. Thirty-nine skippers originally registered, although...are there a third." Some skippers seemed a bit awed by what they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/26/met_240085.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

...elude police and the car they were riding in crashed into a tree.Local media outlets report Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said a deputy responding to a shoplifting call at a convenience store Friday saw a car speed past him. Authorities say the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-13/across-south-carolina
More boats needed for PVA event

...a problem: Not enough boats and ablebodied skippers. "We need 25 more boats and skippers to take out our physically challenged entrants...860-9833 (home) for more information. Boat skipper applications also are available at Belvedere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/13/out_299803.shtml
Outdoors
This sport is catching

Seventy-two teams pairing disabled anglers with able-bodied boat skippers tested Strom Thurmond Lake in Saturday's fourth annual Southeastern Bass Tournament out of the Fort Gordon Recreation Area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/18/oth_242272.shtml
Other sports
More boats needed for PVA tourney

At least five more boats and ablebodied skippers are needed by organizers of the sixth annual Southeastern Bass Tournament this weekend on Strom Thurmond Lake. The event is sponsored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/20/out_301225.shtml
Outdoors
Fishing report: Anglers would welcome colder air

...which so far have mostly played hooky. It has not affected the live bait fishing for same (check out reports from charter skippers Jim Ware and David Willard. Late fall and early winter usually is a favorite time of year for fishermen who use field glasses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/20/oth_245259.shtml
Other sports
Giants earn dynasty label with another World Series title

...about a dynasty during the World Series made him uncomfortable. He felt equally uneasy when his name got linked to the best skippers of all-time ? those Hall of Famers he well could join someday.Bochy doesn't have to worry about a jinx now. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-30/giants-earn-dynasty-labe
Rookie managers mold teams in their image

...The others: Bucky Harris, 1924 Senators; Eddie Dyer, 1946 Cardinals; Ralph Houk, 1961 Yankees. Only 11 other rookie skippers reached a World Series.Both Williams and Ausmus are recently removed from lengthy playing careers (Williams, 48, retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/rookie-managers-mold-tea
A number of stinging caterpillars can be found in our area

...unfortunate luck of being stung by one of these caterpillars.Caterpillars are nothing but the larvae of insects: butterflies, skippers and moths. They fall in the Lepidoptera species and are the second largest of all insect orders, consequently, caterpillars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-02/number-stinging-cate