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Waitress finally gets $1,000 Mother's Day tip

...card.Shaina Brown was working the night shift in Raleigh when a man left her the tip. But the Waffle House tells The Raleigh News & Observer that it refunds large tips unless they're paid by cash or check to avoid disputes about charges.Brown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-11/waitress-finally-gets-1000-m
Augusta vendor grilled

...Fair and the Mountain State Fair near Asheville were unfairly awarded to a Georgia fair vendor and should be rebid, the Raleigh News and Observer reported Tuesday. That vendor was Drew Exposition, owned by Augusta businessman and Aviation Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/04/met_380259.shtml
Metro
GSU's Johnson on Wolfpack's short list

...seasons and rumors are circulating that the Wolfpack may be looking at Johnson as its next football coach, according to The Raleigh News & Observer. Johnson, who is preparing his second-ranked Eagles to play Massachusetts in the NCAA Division I-AA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/01/col_276254.shtml
College
Not even close - Cal Thomas was wrong

...supposedly "has taken to calling" Edwards "Senator Gone" was not actually Edwards's "hometown newspaper," the Raleigh News & Observer, but The Pilot, a three-times-a-week newspaper published in Pinehurst, N.C. Moreover, says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/15/let_431317.shtml
Letters
Jaguars scramble before tournament

...Athletic Association Tournament. The Lady Bears won their first-round match-up against Livingstone, 69-55. The Raleigh News-Observer reported Tuesday that Mobley, who is averaging 21.7 points and 15.3 rebounds a game, was reinstated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/26/nca_376869.shtml
College basketball
Newspaperman Jimmy Ezzell dies

...talent as a boss was the personal interest he took in each of his reporters," said Deborah Jackson, now an editor at the Raleigh News & Observer. "He cared about us as people, not just about the work we did for him."A native of Wilson, N.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-11/newspaperman-jimmy-ezzell-die
Overtime: Armstrong takes a peek at the future

...athletes for the 1999-2000 academic year. The Anthony J. McKevlin Award, named for a former sports editor of The (Raleigh) News & Observer, is given to the ACC's top male student-athlete, while the Mary Garber Award, named for a retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/23/oth_293491.shtml
Other sports
NCAA enforces regulations

...whether it's pro ball or college, home runs are exciting and people like to see offense," Hall recently told The Raleigh News and Observer. "But I still think good pitching shuts down good hitters no matter what they have in their hands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/30/bas_262553.shtml
Baseball
Local buzz

...basketball player, Childersburg, Ala., forward Gerald Wallace. National recruiting analyst Brick Oettinger told The Raleigh News & Observer that Wallace is "a potential superstar, and I don't think there were any players in that category the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/13/oth_263594.shtml
Other sports
Overtime: Chapman leads Tear Drop Tour

...League contest. "We've got to get some people to come see us," Frank Milne, the IceCaps general manager, told The (Raleigh) News & Observer. The team drew 4,422 for its 1995 home opener and 3,095 for its home opener last season. Four days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/06/oth_217123.shtml
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