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Boy surprised with firefighter-themed prosthetic leg

...putting out fires."One of the patches encased in the limb matches those on the firefighters' shirts.The patch inspired the surprise. Wick Armstrong, the practice manager of the Hanger Clinic, contacted Griffin and requested a patch, and Griffin asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-29/boy-surprised-firefighter-the
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...Street. By the time we exited the establishment, I was as full of hot air as King Hardie and the entire Augusta ... To my surprise, after several columns critical of Mayor Hardie Davis, he called Friday and invited me to lunch. If I hadn't been lying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
College of Charleston out to prove surprising run in 2014 NCAA tournament was no fluke

...last season.That task starts this weekend at the NCAA regional in Tallahassee, Fla.The Cougars were one of the NCAA's surprise teams a year ago when it became just the fourth No. 4 seed ? the NCAA uses 16 four-team regional sites ? since 1999...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-05-28/college-charleston-out-pr
Vince Dooley's stolen championship ring found in pawn shop

...winning seasons, but Dooley said he was relieved about recovering the one he won nearly six decades ago. "It was a real surprise because I didn't think it was ever going to show up," Dooley said. "I wish we could locate the couple others. I guess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-28/vince-dooleys-stolen-champio
Crowd brings Frenchman Gael Monfils back in Paris

...Dulgheru.Cornet now plays Croatia's 33-year-old Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who is ranked 70th and authored the biggest surprise of Day 4, compiling a 29-5 edge in winners to beat 2014 runner-up Simona Halep 7-5, 6-1.Halep, seeded third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-27/crowd-brings-frenchm
MiLB notes on more Red Sox prospects

...balls, but I think he's capable of growing into it. The realistic glove grade for me is around a 45, but it wouldn't surprise me to see him reach average or even slightly better. Chavis has a plus arm capable of playing anywhere on the field. He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-05-28/milb-notes-m
Hillary Clinton says so-called women's issues are at the heart of reigniting middle class

...with the Democratic caucuses of the South Carolina Legislature, where Republicans control both chambers. She then made a surprise stop in a bakery, where she sat briefly with the lone customer, Frederick Hunt of Columbia. She was slated to travel to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-05-27/hillary-clinto
Bruton Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

...remains with NASCAR as competition administrator.The biggest surprise had to be Smith, often a thorn in side of the NASCAR's ruling...Labonte figured he missed out again. "This was a complete surprise," he said.Labonte became one of Sprint Cup's most durable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/bruton-smith-terry-labonte
Center's hat trick helps Lightning win rout and even series with Rangers

...of the Rangers, into him. He was helped off the ice and standby linesman Greg Devorski took over for him. FLYERS: Made a surprise pick for their head coach, hiring University of North Dakota's Dave Hakstol.Hakstol, 46, spent the past 11 seasons at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-05-18/centers-hat-trick-helps-li
Poll: Majority of Augusta residents have pride in community

...proud of that community.Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Allan Rollins, a proud lifelong Augustan, said the numbers don't surprise him."We're studying the crimes rates, actively working on lowering the crime rates," he said. "I think that kind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/poll-majority-augusta-residen