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Ga. skeleton identified after 26 years

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 3:02pm


The mystery of an unidentified skeleton found in a remote section of Oglethorpe County 26 years ago was solved recently when DNA analysis identified the remains as those of a Virginia woman.

The remains were identified as Bonnie Marie Houston, a 32-year-old woman who was reported missing on Aug. 1, 1986, in Norfolk, Va., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday.

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Augusta Christian standout signs golf scholarship

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 3:02pm

Showing more nerves than she’s exhibited out on the course, Augusta Christian’s Sarah Harrison still had a steady hand.

Harrison stepped to a desk in the school’s library Friday afternoon and signed to play women’s golf with Seminole State College (Sanford, Fla.). The Lady Raiders compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association and were 2013-14 national runners-up. It didn’t hurt that Coach Christa Teno is a former LPGA Tour player.

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