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2 cops shot outside Atlanta

DECATUR, Ga. - Authorities say they've captured a second suspect who was sought after two police officers were shot in a gun battle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/2-cops-shot-outside-atlanta
Men open fire on officers answering call; four hurt

DECATUR, Ga. - Two men accused of invading a home outside Atlanta opened fire on two police officers with an AK-47 assault rifle Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/men-open-fire-officers
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to go into boxing hall of fame

...Jim Lampley of Asheville, N.C.Posthumous honorees include Japanese flyweight Masao Ohba, middleweight Ken Overlin, of Decatur, Ill., and publicist John F.X. Condon, of New York.Mancini, the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, followed his late father...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-04/ray-boom-boom-mancini-go-boxing-h
Augusta ranked lowest among Georgia cities for treatment of LGBT community

...Augusta's receiving the credit.The average score for a Georgia city was 39, below the national average of 59. Athens and Decatur scored 46 points. Columbus scored 21; Savannah scored 18.Atlanta ranked highest with 100 points, although the city last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-01/augusta-ranked-lowest-am
Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

DECATUR, Ga. - A DeKalb County police detective is recovering after a hand-cuffed robbery suspect managed to get his gun and shoot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho
Georgia's Michelle Nunn turns to civil rights icon

DECATUR, Ga. - Michelle Nunn's difficult political balancing act as she seeks Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat was on full display...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-27/georgias-michelle-nunn-turns-
Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce questions proposed stormwater rate

...utility fees charged by 44 other Georgia communities, Augusta's proposal amounts to $5.82, trailing only the cities of Decatur, which charges $6.25, and Hinesville, which charges $5.86, Parr said.The relative cost and other concerns led chamber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/metro-augusta-chamber-co
Across the region

...the amount of the psychoactive compound known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.4 horses, cow killed in DeKalb barn fire DECATUR, GA. - A fire in a large barn outside Atlanta killed at least four horses and a cow early Monday.DeKalb County authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-17/across-region
It was a big night on all front for Bulldogs against Auburn

...defensive tackle Montravius Adams (Dooly County), wide receiver Quan Bray (LaGrange) and defensive back Jonathon Mincy (Decatur)."It's special, coming from Georgia, being with Georgia down here, but to be honest with you, being the type of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2014-11-16/it-was-big-night-all-front-bu
Effort to bring medical cannabis to Georgia continues with new legislation expected next year

...if law enforcement agencies weren't granted warrantless access to the facilities for monitoring. Association President, Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin, said members worry the bill could send mixed messages to the public."We want to be there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-16/effort-bring-medical-can