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Experts say Jason Carter's school funding model untested

...Georgia's budget process would eliminate political cover on cuts to education spending for lawmakers and force a discussion on...lawmakers from some political pressure but they still approved cuts to K-12 funding as state revenue was squeezed, said Bob Schneider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Interim administrator to present balanced budget proposal

...former administrator Fred Russell's tendency to ask them how to cut it as an area of dissatisfaction.Allen, declining to elaborate...expenses mounting and commissioners unable to agree on areas to cut, the commission has agreed to dip into the city's reserves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-20/interim-administrator-pr
NC woman, 77, dies in Okefenokee Swamp

...that his wife could not swim, the DNR said.Her clothing was caught in the propeller and David Causey used his pocketknife to cut it away and tried to keep her head above water, the report said.She was conscious a few minutes but died, the DNR said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-21/nc-woman-77-dies-okefenokee-
Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

...quick turnaround for Martin, who opened the PGA Tour season last week at the Frys.com Open with rounds of 78-79 to miss the cut. He took the lead in Las Vegas with a 62 in the third round to take a two-shot lead into the final round.Martin said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-19/ben-martin-wins-1st-pga-tour
Georgia's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated

...have taken hits from every direction, from higher unemployment rates in their counties, to physician shortages, to Medicaid cuts that mean payment covers about 85 percent of costs, said Jimmy Lewis, the CEO of HomeTown Health LLC, which represents 70...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-18/georgias-rural-hospitals-tee
Phone line for Georgia food stamp recipients busy

...more with less" after budget cuts at its parent agency, the Department...Boatwright confirmed, callers are cut off, an option DFCS has requested...Jones, who fears they might be cut next month because she cannot...signed legislation that will cut $8.7 billion in food stamp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-18/phone-line-georgia-food-
Keselowski advances, Johnson, Earnhardt eliminated from Chase

...second-place finish was the haymaker Kenseth needed to make the cut. Eliminated from the playoffs by bad runs and crashes in the last...second-place finish, was enough to drop Kasey Kahne, 12th, below the cut line.Keselowski, Newman, Kenseth, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-19/keselowski-advances-johnso
Late missed field goal costs Sooners in loss to Wildcats

...lead.Hunnicutt made a 38-yard field goal to cut Kansas State's lead to 21-17. He could have cut the Wildcats' lead again, a 32-yard field...first career touchdown catch, a 9-yarder that cut Kansas State's lead to 31-30, but Kansas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-18/late-missed-field-goal-co
Pharmacies push medication synchronization

...opportunity.While the marketing is true, pharmacists say, part of the reason it is being offered in increasing numbers is to cut business costs and remain in good standing with insurance companies.Beyond the money, the synchronization programs might make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-18/pharmacies-push-medication
Dogs hand Razorbacks 16th consecutive SEC loss

...had outscored its opponents 72-6.Arkansas (3-4, 0-4) cut the Georgia lead to 38-19 in the third quarter when Brandon...when Alex Collins 6-yard touchdown run with 5:05 to play cut the Georgia lead to 13. A two point conversion run was stopped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-18/dogs-hand-razorbacks-16th