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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...He became Georgia's second death row inmate to die by lethal injection since the state Supreme Court outlawed the electric chair last month. The procedure was stalled for about 15 minutes because prison staffers were unable to find suitable veins for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

...looking for signs that the Federal Reserve will begin raising interest rates out of concerns over inflation. However, Fed Chair Janet Yellen in remarks last week at an annual conference at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, gave no hint that she is ready to support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/us-consumer-spending-dips-
South Carolina woman pleads guilty in kidnapping plot

...members who prosecutors say were in frequent cellphone contact with Melton, sent Janssen's wife a photo of him tied up in a chair and a series of text messages threatening to torture and kill him if demands made on Melton's behalf were not met.Chase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/south-carolina-woman-p
SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

...loans underlying the securities."These reforms will make a real difference to investors and to our financial markets," SEC Chair Mary Jo White said before the vote.A recent report by the Federal Re serve Bank of New York showed that U.S. auto loans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/sec-adopts-rules-loan-back
Angela Pringle selected as Richmond County schools superintendent in 7-2 vote

...managed a $7.7 million budget and 1,927 employees.Board Chair Venus Cain said the next step in the process would be for board...institutions into her plans, which is very important."Board Vice Chair Helen Minchew also said Pringle's experience best qualified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-19/angela-pringle-selected-r
Top of clothes dryer is 'no-fly zone'

...comes in from working in the yard. Or she might set a can of paint there temporarily after she has been changing the color of a chair for the deck. Or perhaps a stack of folded rags that she plans to use when cleaning the hummingbird feeders. Or bottles of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-24/top-clothes-dryer-no-fly-zone
School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

...Barge has a starkly different view. He has called the federal requirements on fundraisers "asinine."He and state board Chair woman Helen Rice said in a statement that the guidelines "are an absolute overreach of the federal government.""These fundraisers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
Music by Turner: Band is humbled by stage presence of Sharon Jones

...the People What They Want, was gonna Get Up and Get Out but thankfully, she and Lena just bounced around doing some soulful chair dancing as we went through our paces. 100 DAYS 100 NIGHTS DEPT. The next day I e-mailed her and thanked her for her visit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/music-turner-band-hum
Family reunion brings together centenarians, siblings

...patriarchs, all of whom are siblings.In one chair sat 105-year-old Georgianna Brunson-Blocker...thinking back to the good times."In a chair near the kitchen sat her sister, 107-year-old...she said as she rocked backward into her chair.Delores Jarrett, who called her aunts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/family-reunion-brings-togeth
Shark sightings feed tourism

...generally are not seen as a threat to swimmers.Among the entrepreneurs is Justin Labdon, the owner of the Cape Cod Beach Chair Co., who started selling "Chatham Whites" T-shirts after customers who were renting paddle boards and kayaks began asking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-09/shark-sightings-feed-tourism