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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend

...Africa's most violent criminals. The jail also has a museum, built in a section that was once the gallows where many political activists were hanged during apartheid. Capital punishment was abolished with the advent of an all-race political system.Prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-21/oscar-pistorius-sentenced-five-ye
Old vs. new: What actions will be required of Augusta's next mayor?

...discussing his vision for Augusta during his first run for mayor. Now-Augusta Commissioner Ben Hasan, being the community activist he was, made that happen. AS THE THREE OF us sat down and talked, I thought to myself that this is going to be a different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-19/old-vs-new-what-
Olive Garden changes likely with board turnover

...YORK - Some changes could be in store for Olive Garden, including how the restaurant chain prepares its soups and pasta.An activist investor on Friday succeeded in its bid to take control of the board of Olive Garden's parent company, Darden Restaurants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/olive-garden-changes-likel
Time to let urban legend rest

...middle of its history, and how it progresses in the future is unknown.There are now many residents and Harrisburg community activists working diligently to restore the community to a neighborhod of which they can be proud -- a place of contentment and family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-15/time-let-urban-legend-rest
The Artside: Artist Activist exhibit explores art for social change

Artist Activist, a group show exploring art as an agent...Liselott Johnsson, the exhibit brings noted activist artists and local and national artists...regular gallery hours through Sept. 5.Activist artist Sue Coe will present a talk Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-18/artside-artist-activi
College Board: US history course not anti-American

COLUMBIA - Conservative activists say a new outline for the Advanced Placement U.S. history course...instructions next week to help clear up the confusion, he said.Activists wanted the Education Oversight Committee to adopt a resolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-22/college-board-us-history-
Single PayPal likely to partner with eBay competitors, aggressively fight for mobile space

...its fastest-growing division.The move marks a 180-degree turn for eBay Inc. CEO John Donahoe, who had been spurning activist investor Carl Icahn's call to spin off PayPal. Dona hoe, who will step down after the split is finalized next year, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/single-paypal-likely-partn
Swanee Quintet returns to Augusta for 75th anniversary show

...special when he saw photos of the group hanging in Harlem's Apollo Theater and heard comedian Bill Cosby and civil rights activist Jesse Jackson hail the Swanees on radio and television."People with that status recognized the Swanees. I was very young...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-04/swanee-quintet-returns-august
California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery, convenience stores

...legislation to the more than 100 cities and counties that already have such bans.The law marks a milestone for environmental activists who have successfully pushed plastic bag bans in cities across the U.S., including Chicago, Austin and Seattle. Hawaii...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/california-becomes-first-s
Democrats, Republicans view Sunday voting differently

...mother."Government is a part of our lives and God is a part of everything," he said.Diane Evans, a pastor and Democratic activist, as well as a candidate for state Senate District 23 against incumbent Republican Jesse Stone, offered a more practical reason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-01/democrats-republicans-vi