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Sheriff, others back SPLOST at voter open house

...package: $15 million for a new radio system, to replace an aging system that often leaves public safety workers out of communication with one another, and $13 million for vehicles.Together those two projects almost max out the $30 million City Administrator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-04/sheriff-others-back-splo
CDC warns of increase in C. diff and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria

...said.But there are strategies to try and contain them through better coordination of care between facilities, better communication between facilities when transferring patients and better tracking of outbreaks by public health, Frieden said.In one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-04/cdc-warns-increase-c-diff-an
Too little transparency

...the Intelligence Community's inspector general, whose random sample of 40 e-mails contained at least four classified communications.? Clinton's campaign said those e-mails must have been classified after the fact. Wrong, says the inspector general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-03/too-little-transparen
Augusta Commission readies SPLOST 7 push

...land on which the Common would expand, has requested help with a downtown hotel project in exchange for access to the land. Augusta Riverfront shares management with Augusta Chronicle owner Morris Communications Co.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-03/augusta-commission-readi
Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after 9-year-old's death during Kansas tournament

...where the accident took place, and is deciding whether to investigate the accident, Ken Evans, the city's strategic communications director.Third baseman Brady Cox, who plays for Texas-Arlington, said he will always remember Kaiser encouraging him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-03/use-batboys-batgirls-sus
Aiken County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...police forces in the 1,080 square miles that make up Aiken County, South Carolina. Divisions include Administrative, Communications, Investigations, Juvenile, Narcotics, Public Information, Records, Training, Uniform Patrol, Civil Process...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/aiken-county-sheriffs-office
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

...said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday, shortly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-03/verizon-workers-stay-job-w
Rants & Raves

I WILL TAKE down my Con federate flag when you stop using the N-word in our daily communications and in your music. That sounds like a fair deal to me. RANTS TO ALL those who pass me by on the road and won't even give me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-02/rants-raves
Deal spokesman leaves proud of work done for Augusta area

...governor, and he was phenomenal then. He has remained soldiering through the years since."Robinson plans to start his own communications-consulting business. Though he was happy working for Deal, he concluded that now is the best time to leave, six years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-02/deal-spokesman-leaves-proud-w
Will Morris named Morris Communications CEO

...and its business divisions.Morris Communications is a diverse, privately held company...1995 and became president of Morris Communications Co. in 1996.In 2013, he was named...Capi tal, a new division of Mor ris Communications.He has served on the boards of several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-01/will-morris-named-morris-c