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Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...Mayor Bob Young's announcement in last Sun day's City Ink that he would run for the Dis...political circles.Sims announced the next day that she would retire at the end of her...eliminate the state income tax.The same day Sims made her announcement, state Rep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-04/bob-youngs-hous
Islamic center holds community Ramadan meal

...dates, nibbled watermelon or sipped water for the first time all day as Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi gave the call to worship at 8...and try to be more righteous and their best," he said.Each day during Ramadan, the fast is broken lightly with fruit, water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/islamic-center-holds-communit
US women eye payback against Japan

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011.That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women's World Cup title match in Germany.The Americans get a rematch today when the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-04/us-women-eye-payback
Rename Confederate Memorial Day, Augusta lawmaker says

...proposing to rename Confederate Memorial Day, which Georgia traditionally celebrates...renaming the holiday "Georgia Memorial Day" to commemorate Georgians who have died...for Georgia to rename Confederate Memorial Day," the Democrat lawmaker said Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-02/rename-confederate-memor
Vacations hard to come by for small-business owners

A three-day trip to Pensacola, Fla., in June gave...repair shops, said he left Augusta a half day early to ensure some fun in the sun but spent...Augusta shops and is highly involved in the day-to-day operations of the business, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-04/vacations-h
Last two supercentenarians have seen world of changes

...her a TV set, her niece stops in twice a day and her physician of more than 25 years...longevity to her unusual diet: Three raw eggs a day (now two raw eggs and 150 grams of raw steak...He told me to eat two or three eggs a day, so I eat two eggs a day."Her physician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-04/world-apart-2-women-birthdates-1800
Almonte just misses no-hitter as Intimidators shut down GreenJackets

Before Independence Day fireworks filled the sky over Lake Olmstead Stadium, sparks flew from the fingertips of a young Kannapolis right-hander.Yency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-04/almonte-just-misses-no-h
Pet lovers take in animals with hopes for adoption

...daughter's idea."We had the dog for one day and she was all, 'We can never give this...leave them out with our guys during the day," says Auditore.Still, aren't these...need to live on a big ranch or be home all day to foster an animal. "Most of us work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2015-07-04/pet-lovers-take-animals-hopes-
Across the region

...several hundred people Saturday.Organizers said they wanted to show South Carolina is united behind America on Independence Day.A few counter protesters with Confederate flags of their own came, but both sides remained peaceful.The first rally was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/across-region
Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

...Urban Research at Morgan State University in Baltimore.Just one day after the June 17 massacre at Emanuel, Chris Singleton, the...Coleman-Singleton, said he forgave his mother's killer. The following day, family members of the dead joined the first court hearing for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/forgiveness-charleston-church