Journalism done well doesn't follow the pattern

...Tracey McManus spent more than four months looking into the case of reported abuse by Smith during his tenure as leader of the Sonic Boom of the South.She interviewed a number of women who told her in painful detail their versions of what happened to them...

Justice denied

...was forced into performing oral sex.The allegations were stunning: The man who brought national attention to Josey's "Sonic Boom of the South" was accused of being a sexual predator.Independent investigations conducted by the Richmond County School...

Smith's accusers say trauma from school days lingers

...wife."Fearful existenceMartin grew up with a passion for music and decided early on that one day she would make Josey's Sonic Boom of the South."I loved the band's get-down-get-funky halftime show," Martin wrote in her 2005 book Better than...

Augusta couple seek to expose sexual assault allegations against former Josey band director

...single-parent homes, and he used that against us ... But I knew I was telling the truth."When Smith took over Josey's Sonic Boom of the South in 1977, he propelled the marching band to a national stage. Under his leadership, the band performed at...

Former Sonic will reopen in Martinez

A Sonic Drive-In-turned-barbecue restaurant in Martinez is changing back.Sonic will reopen at 498 Furys Ferry Road in early August...franchisee, Mark Irvin, operates a dozen other Sonic s across the metro Augusta area, said his daughter...

Roadhouse Rib Palace to replace Furys Ferry Road Sonic in Martinez

...in Martinez.Before closing one of his Sonic restaurants on Furys Ferry Road near The Pass on Dec. 31, Augusta Sonic franchisee Rick McMurtrey made plans to...better suited to use this building for than Sonic," said McMurtrey, who operates 12 Sonic...

Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

...exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits...Walter Cruickshank said in a statement.Sonic cannons are already used in the western...waters, beyond the reach of state law.The sonic cannons are often fired continually for...

Sonic is 10, but he's as spry as ever

Raise a glass to Sonic the Hedgehog, who turns 10 this year with an ambitious game that...Vegas strip. To mark the anniversry, Sega has created the best Sonic game ever - "Sonic Adventure 2." This time around, you can play as the good guys...

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Sonic replaces Chevy's Aveo

...substantially with the new-for-2012 Sonic compact sedan and five-door hatchback...below the larger and pricier Cruze, the Sonic is a peppy five-seater promising up to...leatherette covering the seats in the test Sonic could pass for leather.Perhaps most notable...

Sonic boom

...OKLAHOMA CITY - Pattye Moore rolls into a Sonic Drive-In for enough cherry limeades, cream...ideas hit her when she's parked next to Sonic's vast menu of old-fashioned fountain drinks. Sonic Corp., started with a single store in Shawnee...