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Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006

...of the large amount of work that remains to strengthen the middle class in the wake of the worst recession since the Great Depression."The median household income for families was $65,587 in 2013, and $31,178 nonfamily households, which also was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-16/poverty-rate-drops-first
Depression-era colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

...friends have helped historians restore a significant part of the Historic Dyess Colony, a government collective built to pull Depression-era families out of poverty.The country music icon's boyhood home, along with the colony's former headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-18/depression-colony-cashing-johnny-ca
Unswerving ideals

...of moral elasticity also earned him respect from millions of devoted customers and created a fast-food empire beyond the Depression-era child's wildest dreams.The big-hearted billionaire stood out among business titans in that he never strayed from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-08/unswerving-ideals
Sheriff delivers 9/11 speech

...we rose from the ashes and declared ourselves one of the greatest countries on earth.From flood to famine; from economic depression to civil unrest; from wars home and abroad; we are steeled by our legacy of persistence and purpose. For you see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-11/sheriff-delivers-911-speech
Sheriff's officers tell of trauma from having to shoot, kill

...not their choosing."Although every experience is different, officers who take a life often experience severe bouts of depression, alcoholism, marital problems, sleepless nights and feelings of being alone in the aftermath.A fear of admitting a weakness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-30/sheriffs-officers-tell
SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

...The vast sales of risky securities ignited the crisis that plunged the economy into the deepest recession since the Great Depression and brought a taxpayer bailout of banks.In requiring sellers of the securities to provide information on borrowers' credit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/sec-adopts-rules-loan-back
Comedian Robin Williams' death shows 'anybody can become suicidal,' mental health expert says

...comedian and actor Robin Williams shows how depression can devastate even someone with worldwide...publicist said Williams was battling severe depression. The actor who starred in such films...School of Medicine. "It shows that depression is a big risk factor for suicide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/comedian-robin-williams-death
Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...Williams, 63, was struggling with depression, anxiety and the Parkinson's diagnosis...he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of...diagnosis with surprise and despair.Depression is often present even in early stages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/comedian-williams-was-early-stages-
Ed Rees: It's OK to admit troubles, seek help

...something wrong with us.Acknowledging depression is particularly difficult in Christian...leading to a downward spiral of further depression, more abuse and growing guilt.We...will be well. But serious, lengthy depression can actually alter the chemistry in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/ed-rees-its-ok-admit-tro
FedEx shooter wrote of depression, 'sexual isolation'

...Atlanta before killing himself complained in a note about depression and lack of a sex life, according to documents released Friday...This was the result of my own issues: mental instability, depression, frustration, sexual isolation," the gunman wrote, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-09/fedex-shooter-wrote-depressio