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New citizens ring in July 4

...to celebrate with some new citizens.Plans have been shaping up...immigrants to take their oath as new citizens of the United States as part...of Allegiance with the new citizens as a way to affirm their own...understand what it meant to be a citizen of the United States," Trujillo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-26/new-citizens-ring-july-4
Clamor for your privacy

...technological ability ? and reason ? to spy on its own citizens, our government is setting new benchmarks in the cause of...collection and retention of personal data on virtually every single citizen for purposes of querying it and analyzing it without judicial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/clamor-your-privacy
Old Davidson school sale delayed

...interested eventually evaporated and the board entered into a contract in 2013 with JES Holdings for the company to build senior citizen housing on the site.The deal also fell through in December, however, when the management company failed to secure federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-27/old-davidson-school-sale-
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...Augusta change, and change quickly. Our dog turned 11 this week, which in canine calculus makes him our home's senior citizen. Sunday, May 17, 2015 Once again, they held a Paddlefest on the Savannah River this weekend and once again I missed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...00 p.m. to provide assistance when needed. The Community Services Division was created by Sheriff Roundtree to promote citizen participation in the reduction and prevention of crime through education, and to provide educational and safety related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-sheriffs-office
Memorial Day services honor sacrifice

...they get older."Retired Navy Capt. Peter Acker mann said after the ceremony that he was an American doing his job as a citizen."We're not really heroes," said Ackermann, who retired in the 1980s after 24 years that included service during the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/memorial-day-services-honor-s
Telling rough riders apart

...American Motorcycle Association's now infamous and decades-old assertion that "99 percent" of bikers are law-abiding citizens.After reaching the peak of their romanticized notoriety during the 1960s and 1970s, outlaw motorcycle groups were eclipsed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-26/telling-rough-riders-
Rants & Raves

...HARD to believe, especially living in the Augusta area, but there are other areas of our great country where the majority of citizens are hardy, self-reliant, tough and ruggedly independent. They'd rather crawl across a parking lot than hang a handicapped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/rants-raves
Poll: Majority of Augusta residents have pride in community

...improve it even more."It's the department's goal to make citizens feel at ease in the community, and the sheriff has a number...services division that is constantly working on programs to get citizens involved," he said. "We have a patrol division that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/poll-majority-augusta-residen
Group stopped from desegregating war memorial sues South Carolina

...American Legion."That monument reflects poorly on them as members of Post 20," attorney Rauch Wise said. "It's telling citizens that the people in Columbia know best how to deal with your monuments and your community."The idea of going ahead and changing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/group-stopped-desegregating-w