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Washington County tops Power Poll

...POWER POLL The area's top 10 football teams as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle sports department, WJBF-TV, WRDW-TV, and other area media. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-10-01/washington-c
Man killed by Atlanta MARTA train

...station. MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris told reporters that the person was in an unauthorized area when the collision occurred. WSB-TV reports that the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said the person was a man, and that he had died from his injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/man-killed-atlanta-marta-tra
A number of stinging caterpillars can be found in our area

...one it was. She e-mailed back saying it was a puss caterpillar.Two days later I got a call from a news reporter with WRDW-TV 12 (CBS), wanting to interview me about this same caterpillar as she found out that a child was stung by one and had to seek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-02/number-stinging-cate
Sheheen calls for Confederate flag to come down

...the few in past years to call to remove the flag. "That is not a good sign. We're tired of being laughed at on late-night TV. We're tired of people coming on Main Street and saying, 'Do they really still fly that?' "South Carolina started flying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-01/sheheen-calls-confederate-fla
FCC sacks NFL blackout rule

...to spike a decades-old rule preventing cable and satellite operators from airing sports events that were blacked out on local TV.The commission says the rule was outdated and unnecessary. It was originally adopted to help boost ticket sales in the 1970s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/fcc-sacks-nfl-blackout-rule
High-scoring Brigham Young Cougars off to a fast start

...State vs. North Carolina A&T (in Atlanta), 3:30 (No TV)? Vanderbilt at Georgia. 4 (SEC Network)? Miami at Georgia Tech...SEC Network)? Georgia Southern at New Mexico State, 8 (No TV) THIS WEEK'S STORYLINESClemson: What will Watson do for an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-30/high-scoring-brigham-youn
Atlanta Falcons lose pair of linemen for the season

...operators from airing sports events that were blacked out on local TV and to boost ticket sales.FCC chairman Tom Wheeler says NFL...in preventing sports fans from watching their favorite teams on TV," Wheeler said. "It's time to sack the sports blackout rule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-30/atlanta-falcons-lose-pair-linemen
Rants & Raves

...believe? John Barrow has been wrong for Georgia all his life and should be voted out, and Michele Nunn has a lot to prove. YOUR TV BOOK IS a disaster. I just can't follow it. It is too confusing. Go back to the original. RAVE TO SOME OF our distinguished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/rants-raves
European captain made sure duo bonded

...first quarter of 2015. Woods said in the statement that he envisions "a place where people can meet friends, watch sports on TV and enjoy a great meal." ______BLUE AND GOLD: European captain Paul McGinley wanted everything in the team room to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-30/european-captain-made-sure-d
New all-female sports news show premieres Tuesday

...hardcore fan no different from the male sports talk radio hosts she loves to listen to, the passion that makes her yell at the TV and attend 7 a.m. church services so she can make it home in time to watch her favorite New England Patriots.After the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-29/new-all-female-sport