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District 122 special election set for Nov. 3

...qualifying fee is $400.Four candidates have already announced their intentions to seek the post: Pat Goodwin, a former chairwoman of the Columbia County Repub lican Party and the Co lum bia County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Jodi Lott, a registered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-09-04/district-122-s
Vice Chair Fischer suggests incoming data, markets could tip Fed to rate hike in September

...and how the Fed will react provide the backdrop for the annual high-profile economic conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen decided to skip this year's meeting, so Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer is commanding top attention, with investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/vice-chair-fischer-suggest
Georgia DFCS director to host town hall meeting in Augusta

...department's new practice model and discuss how its workforce development should affect families statewide. Stephanie Blank, chairwoman of the Governor's Child Welfare Reform Council, is also scheduled to speak.The meeting is open to the public and attendees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-24/georgia-dfcs-director-host-t
As Fed heads toward interest rate hike, Yellen faces tough questioning from House lawmakers

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Wednesday she is encouraged by signs that the economy is reviving after a brutal winter. And if the improvements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-15/fed-heads-toward-interest-
Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

...Fed after its latest policy meeting provided no timetable. Many analysts foresee the first hike in September, though Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has stressed that any increase will be driven by the latest economic data.The statement noted that the job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-29/fed-holds-steady-rates-see
Men most likely to be homicide victims, killers in Augusta area

...Web site. No data was available for 2014.The numbers, though staggering, are far from surprising, said Kim Davies, chairwoman of Georgia Regents University's Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Social Work."Homicide is a crime mostly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-07/men-most-likely-be-hom
Capitalism has competition

...While a Salon.com article touts Sanders' socialism as "channeling the party's soul," Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was asked recently the difference between a socialist and a Democrat. Utterly stunned by the question...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-07/capitalism-has-compet
The parent-kid pot talk from inside the industry

...Brittany Driver, 30, owns a cannabis public relations agency in Denver, writes frequently about the industry and is a co-chairwoman of a chapter of Women Grow, which supports women in the business. She is a user of medical marijuana to stimulate her appetite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-07-31/parent-kid-pot-talk-inside-i
Inspector general's reports shows SC agency tasked with addressing racial inequities lacks leadership

...board to meet again.A month later, Haley appointed Tia Brewer-Footman as her designee. Brewer-Footman, the board's chairwoman, said the report's timing could not be better."It now provides a fresh roadmap for me to view my role and opportunities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/inspector-generals-reports-sh
Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

Helen Minchew calls it the safe "middle ground."The Richmond County school board chairwoman also said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only way to maintain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-15/richmond-county-school-c