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Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after 9-year-old's death during Kansas tournament

WICHITA, Kan. - The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-03/use-batboys-batgirls-sus
Graham Rahal closes points gap with victory in Ohio

...at 310.63 mph in a Dodge Charger to pull away from Johnson.Beckman also received a 20-point bonus for setting the national elapsed-time record of 3.921 seconds. He earned 147 of 150 available points in the event.Antron Brown won in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-02/graham-rahal-closes-points
Becky Broshek

...Daniels. A celebration of life was held on August 1 in Charlottesville, Virginia and burial will be on August 4 at the National Cemetery in Marietta, Georgia with her beloved husband. Memorial contribution details at http://www.legacy...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175419217
Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...in the 2014 Best & Brightest Awards. The Aiken High School marching band was chosen to represent South Carolina at the National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C., making it the only school from the area selected. Don't Miss ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
Augusta back-to-school shoppers head out on sales tax holiday

...Extension."Normally this is a big weekend for us, almost on par with Black Friday," Moore said.According to the National Retail Federation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 and college students is expected to generate $68 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-31/augusta-back-
Confederate flags placed near MLK church

...Atlanta police Officer Gary Wade said a maintenance worker discovered the flags at 6 a.m. Thursday and notified the National Park Service, which operates the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, which is adjacent to the church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-30/confederate-flags-placed-near-mlk-c
Michaux: Rahmeer Carter's next leap is on big stage

...13-year-old Illiyana Lapeine (triple jump) and 10-year-old Zaniyaha Wellman (100 and 200).For Carter, the national event marks a big milestone in his relatively meteoric rise in track and field. Competing in football and basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-30/michaux-rahmeer-car
Domonic Brown leads Phillies over Braves

...scoreless ninth for his second save since taking over the closer's role after Philadelphia traded Jonathan Papelbon to the Nationals on Tuesday. Giles hit at least 100 mph on his first three pitches.Pierzynski's RBI single in the third gave Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-30/domonic-brown-leads-phil
Missing persons cases frustrate families, law enforcement

...adding that people going missing is unfortunately common.Using data collected from local sheriff's offices and the National Missing and Uniden tified Persons System, or NamUs, The Augusta Chronicle found that Tammy Kingery is one of 48 active...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/missing-persons-cases-frustra
Weather reporting more than just a hobby for Johnston couple

...agricultural insurance agents frequently call Berry to get a readout, but the primary agency that gets the information is the National Weather Service in West Columbia, S.C."It's priceless information for the climate record," said Doug Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/weather-reporting-more-just-h