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U.S. forces capture Saddam Hussein near Tikrit

...under a farmhouse near his hometown of Tikrit, ending one of the most intensive manhunts...house in Adwar, a town 10 miles from Tikrit, said Lt Col. Ricardo Sanchez, the...comments at his 10 Downing St. office. In Tikrit, U.S. soldiers lit up cigars after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/wor_392010.shtml
World
Officer reports Iraqi relief

...followed by demonstrations of support for the fallen dictator in Tikrit, anti-Saddam rallies elsewhere and the smoking of victory cigars by the soldiers who nabbed him. "Tikrit, as you know, is an area that was very loyal to Saddam," Chief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/met_393176.shtml
Metro
Gunner's iPod story goes global

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Sgt. Kevin Garrad had just finished a patrol mission in Tikrit, Iraq, when he returned to base to unwind in his usual way: listening to his favorite music on his Apple iPod. He reached into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/met_124320.shtml
Metro
U.S. soldiers in Iraq gear up for Super Bowl

TIKRIT, Iraq -- The Super Bowl parties for U...there won't be any beer. But at least in Tikrit, soldiers have a lavish venue: They'll...Television Service, and replay it later. In Tikrit, Saddam's hometown and headquarters of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/01/pro_403069.shtml
NFL
In Saddam's crumbling palaces, U.S. soldiers settle down

TIKRIT, Iraq -- There are doughnuts and peanut...complex of Saddam Hussein's palaces lies Tikrit, a city of 120,000 people, many of whom...asked about 35 percent of the troops in the Tikrit base to rate their stress levels on a 1-10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/11/nat_390643.shtml
National
Islamic State suicide bombs kill at least 17 troops in Iraq's contested Anbar province

...when it crumbled in the face of the militant onslaught in the city of Mosul, had regained some momentum after its victory in Tikrit in April. The campaign to retake Anbar, which is said to be backed by Shiite militias and pro-government Sunni fighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/islamic-state-suicide-bombs-kill-le
Rev. Henry McKinney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Survivors are his wife, Bettye L. McKinney; two sons, Michael L. McKinney, Montgomery, Ala. and Steven L. McKinney, TiKrit, Iraq; two grandsons, Michael L. McKinney, Jr. and Brandon Smith; one granddaughter, Ahnasia G. McKinney. Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/14/obi_378469.shtml
Obituaries
Rules of disengagement

...on terror; and the swift emergence of a post-American world.As of this writing, the northern Iraqi cities of Mosul and Tikrit have fallen to ISIS. Two more cities have fallen out of Iraqi government control in ISIS' two-prong attack southward. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-14/rules-disengagement
Iraq invites Blix, ElBaradei to Baghdad to speed up cooperation

...Baghdad and the president's hometown Tikrit. Saddam himself retained sole authority...destruction. In Saddam's hometown, Tikrit, thousands of people including Baath...village of al-Uja about 6 miles south of Tikrit. But on Saturday, there was no sign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/16/ira_369087.shtml
XXX Iraq
Grovetown man to represent U.S.

...will once again represent his country. The Grovetown resident served for eight years in the U.S. Army until an accident in Tikrit, Iraq, left him disabled. Winkler suffered a debilitating spinal cord injury when he fell from an ammunition truck. He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/17/oth_462437.shtml
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