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Longtime Atlanta legislator gets year in jail for fraud

...sentenced a former Georgia state representative and civil rights activist to a year and a day in prison for fraud.U.S. District...solicitation letters.Brooks, 70, had been a civil rights activist since his teens and a state lawmaker since 1981.As a lawmaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-09/longtime-atlanta-legis
Ga. solar farm raising environment concern

...solar farm in Glynn County will produce 17.6 megawatts of "green" power early next year, but ironically environmental activists are complaining.James Holland, who monitors construction projects along the coast, said the company that is building the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-16/ga-solar-farm-raising-environ
Activist to speak to commissioners about policing of handicapped parking

A community activist said he will challenge the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's lax...issues.Hollobaugh said he is rallying veterans, disability-rights activists and city officials to support his effort in hopes of avoiding a legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-18/activist-speak-commissioners
Civil rights activist, former Paine College chairman Silas Norman Jr. dies at 74

Silas Norman Jr., a former Paine College Board of Trustees chairman whose work as a civil rights activist in the 1960s led to the desegregation of Augusta's city buses, died Friday from cancer. He was 74.Norman's fight for social...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-20/civil-rights-activist-for
Civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

...nation's most poetic voices for equality, inspiring fellow activists with his words in 1960s and carrying the movement's vision...she was a student at the University of Georgia and he was an activist in Atlanta in the newly founded committee.Bond's eloquence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-16/civil-rights-activist-julian-bond-d
Teacher's comments about student activist C.J. Pearson investigated

...conducted an investigation into allegations made by 13-year-old C.J. Pearson, an eighth-grader and conservative political activist, whose YouTube video commentaries have racked up millions of views in recent months.Pearson recently posted allegations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-10-14/teachers-comments-about-s
Racial identity of "Black Lives Matter" activist questioned

Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the "Black Lives Matter" movement have stirred controversy and drawn a blistering response. But the central question remains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-24/racial-identity-black-live
Bad-faith organics: Former USDA inspector now embraces GMOs

...concerns of domestic farmers, urban activists who had never worked a day on a farm simply...quit pulverizing their soil.But the activists didn't care. They began abusing the...Washington, D.C., gave anti-GMO activists lax standards for their fledgling "organic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-22/bad-faith-organi
Looking up at the moral high ground

...the operative word.Black Lives Matter activists actually commandeered the lectern and...erudite rebuke of the Black Lives Matter activists in an opinion article in USA Today...Well, that and some tough love.Activists, Carson suggests, should turn their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-28/looking-moral-high-gr
Man pleads not guilty to gouging cellmate's eyeballs

...33-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to strangling an LGBT activist and, months later, gauging out the eyeballs of a cellmate...strangling Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights activist Catherine H. Montoya in her Atlanta home. Wyatt's wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-01/man-pleads-not-guilty-