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Community Expo welcomes cyber newcomers

...Chris Johnson, of Fidelity Bank Mortgage, said that area growth remains in new-home construction but that his firm expects a spike in home sales in the next year or two.He told those in the military interested in buying homes that they usually get the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/community-expo-welcomes-cybe
Training injuries triple at Fort Gordon, report says

...conduct firing and dismount practice, according to injury logs.J.C. Mathews, Fort Gordon public affairs officer, said the spike in training injuries to an "increased emphasis on accident reporting" for all incidents including those that result in a fatality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/training-injuries-triple-fort
Jeanette Averett

...Averett is survived by her son, Michael E. Steed (Deadra); her daughters, Shannon Green (Jesse) and Karleen Nichols (Spike); her six grandchildren; and her seventeen great-grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Happy 39'ers...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172250055
Criminal charges for Tony Stewart are possible, legal experts say

...things that would get the average person arrested ? think two boxers in the ring, or a baserunner sliding into second with his spikes high. But sometimes an act is so far outside the bounds of accepted sporting behavior that it becomes a crime.So Stewart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-12/criminal-charges-tony-stew
Recharged Camilo Villegas has lead in Greensboro after opening 63

...first four holes.He was briefly at 7 -under before he wound up with a bogey on the 17th when his 3-foot par putt hit a spike mark."Normally, the ball will kind of pop right over, but it got it pretty good and went right," Simpson said. "Late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-14/rescharged-camilo-villegas-h
Savannah River Site safety lapses spike, according to federal report

A federal nuclear safety oversight panel has warned the U.S. Department of Energy that an apparent spike in safety violations, contamination incidents and injuries at Savannah River Site must be addressed before a more serious incident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-13/savannah-river-site-safety-l
Trout, Jeter lead AL to win in All-Star Game

...jewel that opened in 2010, produced an All-Star cycle just eight batters in, with hitters showing off flashy neon-bright spikes and fielders wearing All-Star caps with special designs for the first time.With the late sunset - the sky didn't darken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/trout-jeter-lead-al-win-
With hitting down, should Major League Baseball lower the mound?

...curveballs, sharp sliders and 100 mph heat, a new generation of pitchers has thrown major league hitters into a huge slump.The spike in strikeouts, the dip in home runs and worries that the game is becoming boring for fans reminds some people of 1968, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/hitting-down-should-majo
Safety board faults Savannah River Site contractor for errors in emergency drill

...respond to emergencies is seriously degraded," the report says.Savannah River Nuclear Solutions was also warned of an apparent spike in safety concerns in an April 4 report. After numerous safety violations, contamination incidents and injuries at the site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-31/safety-board-faults-savannah
Gun buyback event returns Saturday

...native who organizes the event, flies in from New York every year. She said she started the event when she began to notice a spike in violent crimes involving people younger than 25. The buyback was her way of reclaiming Augusta's youths from violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-31/gun-buyback-event-retu