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Georgia officials say technical bugs in new exam 'unacceptable'

...high-stakes tests, and the system's not working," said Tim Jarboe, the director of assessment accountability at the Clarke County School District.Jarboe said a "screen reader" function was slow or unusable for some special education students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-01/georgia-officials-say-technic
Milestones tests launch smoothly in Richmond, Columbia counties

...screen reader" program, which reads text aloud for special education and English as a Second Language students. In Clarke County, the slowdown became so pronounced that three extra makeup days were organized for students unable to complete the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-27/milestones-tests-launch-s
Across Georgia

...UGA studentATHENS, GA. - An autopsy is planned for a University of Georgia student found dead in her dorm room.Clarke County Coroner Sonny Wilson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that an autopsy is expected today at a Georgia Bureau...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-20/across-georgia
Former Alabama, Georgia player Jonathan Taylor enters not guilty plea

...case is still pending resolution.Taylor, 21, entered a not guilty plea during an arraignment Tuesday in Athens-Clarke County Superior Court on felony assault and misdemeanor battery charges. Police said he choked and hit his girlfriend with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-07/former-alabama-georgia-pl
5th UGA student dies this year

...died Thursday night in her Russell Hall dorm room, possibly from a preexisting medical condition, according to Clarke County Coroner Sonny Wilson."When she was talking to her mother Thursday morning she said she didn't feel good," Wilson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-20/5th-uga-student-dies-year
300-pound metal rooster stolen

...or Saturday morning.Harris said the rooster attracted attention to the store, which opened in November.Athens-Clarke County police say the estimated value of the Bunyanesque artwork is $3,000, meaning that whoever stole it could face a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/300-pound-metal-rooster-stol
UGA student holdup may be linked to others

...m., according to Athens-Clarke County police. The suspects ran off...commanding officer of the Athens-Clarke County police Centralized Criminal Investigations...together, we can make Athens-Clarke County a safer place to live and work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-26/uga-student-holdup-may
Athens bandits busy, hold up professor

...causing the suspects to flee, according to Athens-Clarke County police reports.In addition to these incidents, police...Mark Sizemore, commanding officer of the Athens-Clarke County police Centralized Criminal Investigations Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-25/athens-bandits-busy-ho
Rider group wants to keep bus system privatized

...operating funds were local taxes, with only 16 percent from bus fares.Among other Georgia bus systems, Athens-Clarke County had the nation's fourth-highest participation, at 99.5 trips per capita, while Albany provided 11 trips and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/rider-group-wants-keep-bus
Barrow to take a year to 'figure out next move'

...Law School.After graduation, he entered private practice as a lawyer and became a charter member of the Athens-Clarke County Commission for 14 years before being elected to the House in 2004.As a Democratic congressman in an increasingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-11/barrow-take-year-figure-out-