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Education, cooperation boost Georgia economy, officials say

...utilities partners. "If you can make $75,000 to $80,000 a year as a welder, why not?"Bowers, also the board chairman of the Georgia chamber, said STEM jobs ? those in science, technology, engineering and math fields ? will continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-30/education-b
Upgrades coming for Georgia welcome center in Augusta

...spokesman."That's your first impression for visitors and tourists coming to our state," said State Transportation Board Chairman Don Grantham. "If they can stop at a clean restroom and get good visitor information, it says, 'Maybe we'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-23/upgrades-coming-georgia-welco
Former SC State board chairman sentenced to 5 years in prison in kickback scheme

COLUMBIA - During a lengthy and at times tearful hearing in Columbia, the former board chairman of South Carolina State University was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for his role in a kickback and corruption scheme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/former-sc-state-board-chairma
Coliseum authority reduces SPLOST goal for new arena

...determined the project can't rely exclusively on special purpose local option sales taxes to cover construction costs, board Chairman Cedric Johnson said."It's going to have to be multiple sources," he said, but "we're hoping that there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-19/coliseum-authority-reduc
SC Budget and Control approves 5-year delay for repaying a $6M SC State loan; 1st payment due 2016

...place, SC State is expected to soon receive a second installment of $3 million.Charles Way, SC State's new board chairman, said the loan extension will help address the debt."We have to have a good supply of cash. I want to pay down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/sc-budget-and-control-approves-5-ye
New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

...aesthetic additions when the reserves were exhausted.Hephzibah Mayor Rob ert Buchwitz is the school's governing board chairman, and City Commissioner Jody Boulineau is the school superintendent, creating an operational structure also rare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-13/new-hephzibah-charter-sch
SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...Haley appoints the entire board. Kitzman was the lone candidate considered in January after Haley gave her name to board Chairman Allen Amsler. The board took applications after Kitzman withdrew. Amsler says Heigel was chosen from among 99 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/sc-senators-say-heigel-has-ri
Deutsche Bank co-CEOs to step down

...been with Deutsche Bank for 20 years and headed its investment banking unit before becoming co-CEO.Supervisory board chairman Paul Achleitner said "without his efforts, our bank today would not have achieved or sustained its global leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-07/deutsche-bank-co-ceos-step
Across the region

...drive to fully serve Georgia's veterans." Roby says he's looking forward to building on Wheeler's legacy. Board Chairman Phil Youngblood says Roby's term will begin July 1. Officials say Georgia is home to more than 752,000 veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-01/across-region
DHEC board chooses new leader

...to the board's chairman. Haley appoints the entire board.The board took applications after Kitzman withdrew. Board Chairman Allen Amsler said Heigel was chosen from among 99 people who applied during a nationwide search. The agency did not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/dhec-board-chooses-new-leader