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Barrow moves home to Athens to spend time with family

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:26pm

U.S. Rep. John Barrow will sell his Augusta house, he said in a statement Monday, citing a need to spend time with his family after a 10-year run in the House in which political gerrymandering forced the Democrat to move twice from his home in Athens, Ga.

Barrow’s move to Athens, where he was born, reared and still has a family home not far from his two children, was confirmed by his spokesman, Richard Carbo, on Monday after a for-sale sign went up over the weekend in front of his three-bedroom house on Wheeler Road.

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Fort Gordon soldier appearing on Rachael Ray veterans episode

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:08pm


A Fort Gordon soldier is appearing Tuesday on The Rachael Ray Show, a day-time cooking show.

Sgt. Syretha Crawford is one of 10 participants representing military branches during a Veterans Day Armed Forces cook-off, according to a news release. The episode was taped last week.

During the show, Crawford and other participants cook a meal in 30 minutes. Crawford’s soup-and-sandwich combo dish helped her win an Army cooking competition prior to her TV appearance.

Rachael Ray airs on WRDW-TV at 9 a.m.

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