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Superintendent candidates face off in debate

ATLANTA - Disagreements about Georgia's use of the multistate Common Core standards...are mostly staffers and volunteers in other education organizations.An Atlanta television station released a poll Tuesday morning showing Woods with 51...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/superintendent-candidates-face-deba
Justin Upton, Braves spoil Andrew McCutchen's return to Pirates

...when something clicks in Justin Upton and all the rest of the Atlanta Braves have to do is hop on and enjoy the ride.Like now, for example.Upton went 2 for 4 with five RBI in Atlanta's 11-3 thrashing over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-19/justin-upton-braves-spoi
School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

ATLANTA - The battle over snack foods sold at Georgia school fundraisers will come down to a vote Thursday.That's when the state Board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
Rants & Raves

...in the mornings and stop endangering innocent lives every day. I'VE LIVED IN KOREA, Colorado, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Atlanta, and this is the worst transit system I've ever used. You wouldn't have so many DUI's if you had a transit system that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-19/rants-raves
Missing Atlanta zoo owl found on neighborhood porch

ATLANTA - Authorities say an owl that went missing from Zoo Atlanta has been found on the front porch of a home about a half-mile away.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Soren the barn owl was found after members of the zoo's bird...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/missing-atlanta-zoo-owl-foun
Home Depot second quarter profit climbs 14 percent

ATLANTA - Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income increased 14 percent...improvement retailer's quarterly performance beat analysts' estimates, and the Atlanta company raised its full-year earnings forecast again.For the three months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-19/home-depot-2q-prof
Overtime

...Cavaliers coach David Blatt has hired former Milwaukee and Atlanta coach Larry Drew as one of his assistants.Drew went 15-67...season in Milwaukee after going 128-102 in three seasons in Atlanta. ? Referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/overtime
Falcons' Corey Peters relieved to be back in practice

...defensive tackle is back on the practice field ? and the doubts are gone.Peters said Tuesday he's expecting to play when Atlanta opens its regular season Sept. 7 against New Orleans.Peters said the devastating injury against San Francisco made him wonder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-19/falcons-corey-peters-relieved
Musical artists to perform at Jessye Norman benefit

...in Buenos Aires.Closer to home, she has performed with Symphony Orchestra Augusta, the Macon Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Opera."This is the kind of concert that one would expect to find at Carnegie Hall," said Norman, who will serve as emcee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-19/musical-artists-perfo
Polly Clark

...several years in between teaching, she served as an executive assistant with The Coca-Cola Company and the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia. She retired from the Gwinnett County School System in 2012. Polly is survived by her two sons of Duluth, GA...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172179186