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Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek', dies

...often likened to Spock's."Everybody was saying I was Spock, so I figured I should check it out," Obama said at the time.Upon the movie's debut, Nimoy told The Associated Press that in his late 70s he was probably closer than ever to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/leonard-nimoy-word-famous-mr
Augusta Prep's Caroline Smith signs to play soccer for Mercer

...girls varsity soccer team, signed a national letter of intent Friday to play for Mercer, the mother reflected on all the times she woke up at dawn to watch her daughter play in tournaments across the Southeast.The adventure began at age 4 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-02-27/augusta-preps-carolin
Baseball bat attack leads to revoked probation, prison time

...seven years.After hearing from witnesses in Richmond County Superior Court, Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. revoked the time Bush had remaining on probation for two prior drug offenses.Bush, 52, has been indicted on the new charge of aggravated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/baseball-bat-attack-le
Georgia Regents students discuss why they wear a hijab, or why they don't

...negative comments that I would be exposed to, so she kept putting it off," Daoudi said. Her mom finally agreed, and at the time the family moved back overseas to be with relatives."I was able to grow my personality and develop my character as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-27/georgia-regents-students
GRU presidential search committee talks qualities

...more realistic, he said. In that case, Huckaby would appoint an interim president and he would likely do so closer to the time Azziz is set to leave.Laurie Wilder, president of Parker, said with the average university president's tenure now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/gru-presidential-search-comm
River Watch Parkway extension could change 195 addresses

...completed by March or April."People change addresses all the time," she said.Business owners, however, said they do...change out business cards, brochures and highway signs all the time and that the process for replacing each could be inconvenient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/river-watch-parkway-extensio
Clemson 'confident' it can end struggles against South Carolina in baseball

...Jack Leggett is treating his latest series with South Carolina just like any other. The Tigers, though, understand the time is now to turn around a rivalry series the Gamecocks have largely owned the past decade.Clemson (5-2) has lost 13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-26/clemson-confident-it-can
Braves' Melvin Upton Jr. out for rest of spring with foot injury

...boot from four to six weeks. The team said he will likely be able to resume baseball activities in early April, about the time the Braves are opening the regular season.Upton was diagnosed with sesamoiditis, which is inflammation in the bone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-27/braves-melvin-upton-jr-o
SC Supreme Court halts proceedings in James Brown estate case

...status of Tomi Rae Hynie Brown.In January, Judge Doyet Early III ruled that Hynie Brown was Brown's legal wife at the time he died, Dec. 25, 2006, meaning that she could receive half of his estate.In their Feb. 19 order, the justices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/sc-supreme-court-halts-procee
University Merger | The Augusta Chronicle

...the name Georgia Regents University was chosen for the combined university, which took effect on January 8, 2013. At the time of the merger, the Augusta schools were led by GHSU President Dr. Ricardo Azziz. Georgia Regents University officials...

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