•  
  •  
AbbVie to buy leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21B

...leukemia in adults. The once-a-day capsule works by blocking a protein that allows the cancer to multiply and spread.AbbVie Chairman and CEO Richard Gonzalez told analysts Thursday morning that the drug comes with "vast potential."AbbVie plans to increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/abbvie-buy-leukemia-drugma
Trainer Freddie Roach already getting in shots at Floyd Mayweather

...his work ethic is so great."Roach, who played a big part in getting the fight made by bringing promoter Bob Arum and CBS chairman Les Moonves together for talks, said he and Pacquiao have a higher calling than just winning a fight."Manny will be performing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-05/trainer-freddie-roac
South Carolina Senate panel approves bill to drop wait for out-of-state veterans to get in-state tuition

...works with communities to develop programs to assist veterans."We believe this is a critical law," said Bill Bethea, chairman of the South Carolina Military Base Task Force. "We believe the cost of not doing it is far in excess of doing it. It is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/south-carolina-senate-pa
Pipeline plan draws protests

...The value of that private land was on the mind of one attendee who passed out fliers with a photo of Kinder Morgan CEO and Chairman Richard Kinder with the text "Forbes Magazine estimates former Enron COO Richard Kinder's net worth at more than $11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/pipeline-plan-draws-protests
Masters co-founded was born 121 years ago today

...National and the Masters alongside Bobby Jones was born in 1894 in Morning Sun, Iowa.He would go on to serve as Masters chairman from the tournament's inception in 1934 until 1976, and he is credited with many of the innovations that set the event apart...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/masters-co-founded-was-born-121-years-a
State to boost local sports events

...events can require a commitment of millions of dollars."Clearly, you've got to bid for these events," said Committee Chairman Ron Stephens.Often bids include providing a certain number of hotel rooms for officials and competitors as well as cash contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/state-boost-local-sports
SC House votes to change local funding formula

...salaries and delayed buying new equipment. State law also limits how local governments can collect revenue.House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White said the bill gives counties a much more stable source of money that will rise as state revenues rise.The South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/sc-house-votes-change-lo
Suspended SC State president sues school

...temporarily close the school for a massive overhaul.The stunner brought immediate backlash. But Rep. Harold Mitchell, former chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, thanked Merrill's panel Tuesday for "getting us to look at the facts and getting this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
Columbia County Commission OKs first reading of revamped ordinance on stormwater utility rules, credits

...133,000."We don't have a means in the ordinance to pursue overdue fees and this allows us to do that," Commission Chairman Ron Cross said before the measure passed with a unanimous vote unanimously.Both measures will come before the commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-03/columbia-county-commissi
Aiken County Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...Bureau | Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 Aiken County Council The Aiken County Council is comprised of an at-large council chairman and eight members elected to represent individual districts. Aiken County Council has given its third and final approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/aiken-county-council