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Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...a retired Army sergeant major and longtime neighborhood activist with the alliance and Sandridge Neighborhood Association...banned in the city code.Fellow former alliance members and activists from the same south Richmond County neighborhoods, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/restricting-goals-draws-
YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...restricted to "family-focused content."But the consumer activists say the app is so stuffed with advertisements and product...McDonald's, eating ice cream and drinking Sprite.The activists say digital media should be subject to the same rules as television...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/youtube-kids-app-criticize
You need to police your ranks

...family said his scuffle with the officer and clumsy attempt to flee were likely the result of having unpaid child support.Activists thought they had a source of outrage last year in Ferguson, Mo., when the unarmed Michael Brown was shot to death by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-09/you-need-police-your-
'Rolling Stone' gathers no discernment

...editing and fact-checking the 9,000-word "A Rape on Campus" story, incredibly, still are employed by the magazine. The activist reporter who penned it, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, and Will Dana, the magazine's top editor who let it go to print, stayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-07/rolling-stone-gathers
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
Business news

...General Motors announced a $5 billion stock buyback as part of a plan to return more cash to investors. In return, an activist shareholder decided to drop a potentially divisive bid for a seat on the company's board.The moves, announced Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-09/business-news
ADA advocate sets deadline for Augusta leaders to respond to allegations of Disabilities Act violations

A community-rights activist plans to give the city until Friday to respond to allegations Augusta leaders violated the Americans with Disabilities Act through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-18/ada-advocate-sets-deadli
In first visit to SC as president, Obama tells crowd to honor country's progress via service

...President Obama told a crowd at a historically black college that young adults should honor the achievements of previous activists through service and commitment to bettering themselves."Do not get cynical about what's possible," Obama told a crowd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-06/1st-visit-sc-president-obama-tells-
Food industry asks farms to consider breeding no-horn cows

...manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that's long bothered activists but is little known to consumers: the painful removal of budding horn tissue from calves so farm workers or other animals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-29/food-industry-ask-dairy-fa
Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...first two new nuclear reactors commissioned since the Three Mile Island disaster.Steele, a musician, artist, environmental activist and educator, said the trip has many goals, including raising awareness about the environmental dangers that face the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/group-raise-environmental-awa