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Black golf pioneer Pete Brown honored with 21-ball salute

...now-deceased daughter, Sheila, once had a question about her father and his reputation. She gathered everyone in front of the TV as Brown walked toward the No. 18 green at a tournament. The announcer said, "Here comes Pete Brown, one of the nicest men...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-06/black-golf-pioneer-pete-brow
Ancestry web site used in tax fraud

...women are accused of running a $2 million tax fraud operation, using Ancestry.com to find confidential information.WSB-TV reports police have issued arrest warrants for Shawuana Sanders, Monica Person and Tania Zelada. Authorities say the women found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-06/ancestry-web-site-used-tax-f
NAPA signs on as primary sponsor of Chase Elliott starting in 2016

...NASCAR's annual Sprint All-Star Race next week will feature TV personality Guy Fieri as the grand marshal and honorary pace car driver.Fieri is best known for his hit Food Network TV shows Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and Guy's Big Bite, as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-06/napa-signs-primary-sponsor
Comcast opens retail office in Augusta Exchange

...what the technology can do until they can come in and touch and feel it."He said X1 allows customers to see Facebook on their TV and use Pandora, for example.McKelvey said there are similar stores in some of the larger cities in the Southeast, like Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-06/comcast-opens-retail-offic
Ramblin' Rhodes: Musical homecoming weekend filled with family ties

...Washington Road northwest of Lincolnton, Ga.Jeff & Sheri Easter, known to millions of viewers of the Gaither Homecoming syndicated TV shows, will perform with their own family band all three days.The group includes their son, Madison, and daughters, Morgan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/ramblin-rhodes-musica
Bruce Katz, organ back on road for Blind Willie Music Festival

...listening to original Dixieland jazz bands and Louis Armstrong and trying to figure out what that was."About that time, Katz saw a TV performance by gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and heard the B-3 for the first time. But he didn't start playing the organ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/bruce-katz-organ-back
Electronics change atmosphere in baseball clubhouses

...four seasons."It's the team stuff that people can't see. You can't get that bundle. It's always individual on your TV screen, but as a team, stuff you can't fathom that goes on," Hunter said. "That's what chemistry is: You can't see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-05/electronics-change-atmos
Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers

...customers for each.The advent of streaming TV is reshaping the cable industry. It is...while Netflix adds more, and several online TV alternatives have launched in recent months. Meanwhile, costs are rising for the TV, movies and sports that cable companies transmit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-04/comcast-now-has-more-inter
Rants & Raves

...the gas chamber and the other 25 percent ? maybe we'll let some of these well-meaning organizations adopt them. THE LOCAL TV CHANNELS did an amazing job in keeping us informed in minute detail on possible tornadoes last Sunday. Saving lives is much more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-04/rants-raves-0
Dash-cam video won't be released in police shooting

...the motion, defense attorney Jack Swerling said releasing the video would do no public good and would just provide fodder for TV commentators. "He thinks he acted appropriately," Swerling said.The prosecutor handling Craven's case promises to release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-03/dash-cam-video-wont-be-released-pol