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Climbing career might be over

It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.? Lionel Trilling As a young reporter, I always enjoyed active journalism.I would climb trees and rooftops to get better camera angles.One very hot July day in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-21/climbing-career-might-be-over
James Ezzell

...graduated in 1952 at Charles L. Coon High School in Wilson. He began his newspaper career at The Wilson Daily Times as a young reporter. During his 52 years in the newspaper field he also worked as a reporter and city editor for The Petersburg-Progress...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000159826822
Heat stories remind that these are times that fry men's soles

...page this week about policemen dealing with summer heat. I know what they mean.Thirty-five years ago, I was a young reporter dispatched to a collision in south Augusta.Not only was the outside heat breathtaking but the road also had recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-02/heat-stories-remind-these-are
I wouldn't be where I am without Deep Throat

...to have written All the President's Men, and without that book, I would have given up long ago. When I was a young reporter, I reread that book every so often to boost my spirits. Much of its drama unreeled as the two young reporters for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/13/moo_455903.shtml
Glynn Moore
Scott brought gentlemanly touch to police force

...intimidating and difficult. But Chief Scott was always accessible, responsive and patient, particularly with a young reporter whose image of law enforcement came from popular TV shows. Augusta then, as now, was a political town, and one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/30/kir_392503.shtml
Bill Kirby
What has its grip on Bonds?

...can imagine what Roger Maris went through. Babe Ruth, I think he just kind of hovers over people a lot." When a young reporter asked a follow-up question moments later, Bonds shut him down in a hurry. "You wouldn't even understand it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/17/bas_81755.shtml
Baseball
Editor retires with trove of good stories

...Tennessee graduate ("Go, Vols" ), he worked in Nashville covering city politics while competing against another young reporter named Al Gore . If you asked Bill (and we would.), he might relate with a bemused smile some anecdote about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-30/editor-retires-trove-good-sto
Funeral of old friend brings new promise

...when people, not computers, put the news page parts together.She was nice to everyone and always had time for a young reporter whose deadline work often left him back in the composing room late at night.Winnie was just so much fun and always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-29/funeral-old-friend-brings-new
Metro | Bill Kirby | Bill Kirby
Hamilton stayed among living in our hearts - and filing cabinet

...death, with a street renaming.I do this sometimes because I like to look at the old fellows I used to cover as a young reporter and enjoy the nostalgia. Hamilton was a stalwart of this era, not only as a pastor at historic Tabernacle Baptist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-08-14/hamilton-stayed-among-living-
Metro | Bill Kirby | Bill Kirby
Hitting 100th birthday isn't as newsworthy as it once was

...your Augusta Chronicle news obituary got a slightly larger headline noting the achievement.In fact, that same young reporter I mentioned above was often sent out to interview centenarians. One was a man reputed to be at least 104, and it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-10-22/hitting-100th-birthday-isnt-n