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Volvo chooses South Carolina for first US plant

...the way for manufacturing on American soil when it built a plant in Greer more than 20 years ago. Daimler AG is building its Sprinter vans at a plant about 15 miles down Interstate 26 in Ladson.Volvo liked that South Ca o lina already had auto suppliers to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-11/volvo-chooses-south-caroli
Daimler spending $500 million to build new van plant in South Carolina, creating 1,300 jobs

...will build a new assembly plant for its Sprinter vans in South Carolina, investing a...South Carolina operation reassembles Sprinter vans that are made in Germany, disassembled...plant would produce. About 80 percent of Sprinter vans are sold to commercial businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/daimler-spending-500-milli
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell gets 18-month doping ban from disciplinary panel

...athletics for 18 months after the veteran sprinter tested positive for a banned stimulant...month after he turns 32.Once the top sprinter on the track, Powell lowered the world...win the big one.The 31-year-old sprinter tested positive for the banned stimulant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-10/jamaican-sprinter-as
2007 Dodge Sprinter grows useful for companies to use

...It sounds like a joke to say the Dodge Sprinter could be the next big thing. After all, the 2007 Sprinter - a full-size, commercial van engineered...that on any other full-size van, the Sprinter gives most basketball players enough room...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/06/liv_134797.shtml
Life & style
Sprinter making his mark

...ability was bound to be discovered one day. The Silver Bluff sprinter learned quickly as a freshman that his baby steps were fast...Class AA state title two years ago. "He may become the best sprinter this school has ever seen," LeCroy added. "And that says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/12/oth_287052.shtml
Other sports | Silver Bluff High School
British sprinter is suspended 2 years for using steroid THG

LONDON - British sprinter Dwain Chambers was suspended for two years Tuesday and banned for...price worth paying." Chambers' lawyer, Graham Shear, said the sprinter continues to assert he never knowingly took a performance-enhancing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/25/oth_405815.shtml
Other sports
Doping ban costs sprinter shot at repeat in Olympics

Sprinter Justin Gatlin got his doping ban reduced, but not by enough to make him...to defend his Olympic 100-meter title this year. The 25-year-old sprinter had a potential eight-year ban reduced to four years, the U.S. Anti-Doping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/02/oth_178901.shtml
Other sports
Gold medal sprinter will be at Laney meet

Olympic gold medal sprinter Maurice Greene will be in Augusta this week for a national qualifier track and field meet at Laney High School, Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2010-06-23/gold-medal-sprinter-w
Warren County sprinter 200 meters state champ

Warren County sprinter Coby Reynolds won the Class A individual 200-meter championship Saturday, the best finish of any area competitor on the final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2010-05-16/warren-county-sprinte
High school | Sports
Glenn Hills sprinter flashes speed in nationals

Stating that Glenn Hills sprinter Justin Lord is one of the area's top track stars is a claim few will dispute. Deeming Lord, Georgia's top-ranked high school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/19/hig_515180.shtml
High school