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Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

...charge to save the system's accreditation status, said Quinn Hudson, the DeKalb County school system's director of communications."She was one of the people spearheading our Strategic Planning Process," Hudson said. "She managed a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-09/superintendent-finalist-c
Kroger offers teachers supplies Tuesday

...an increasing number of teachers use their paycheck to purchase classroom supplies," said Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for the Atlanta division. "We hope through this event we can help assist teachers prepare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-21/kroger-offers-teachers-suppl
Builders add perks for dogs to new homes

...communities, several potential buyers brought their dogs to look at the homes, said Danielle Tocco, the company's director of communications.Around 70 percent of those looking for a home have pets, said Mollie Carmichael, principal at the John Burns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-19/builders-add-perks-dogs-new-homes
Pharmacies see little benefit from prescription discount cards

...bought more than 60,620 prescriptions, with an average savings of 71 percent, said Alexandra Miller, the director of communications for FMC.Though the mark is greater than the 60 percent national average for prescription savings, Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/pharmacies-see-little-benefi
Christ Community to host health insurance forum Tuesday

...educate the public about how health insurance works and obtaining the maximum benefits.Ronald Skenes, the director of communications and development, said the forum is especially targeted for those who have obtained insurance coverage for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/christ-community-host-health
Georgia students will take new standardized test next year

...expects teachers to receive training on how to implement and prepare for the new tests.Matt Cardoza, the director of communications for the Department of Education, said the tests have not yet been written but sample items will be delivered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-04/georgia-students-will-tak
Healthcare outreach helps with difficult questions

...the Affordable Care Act and those whose plans may still seem daunting.Ronald Skenes, Christ Community's director of communications and development, said since enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began in October, the Center has seen many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-10/healthcare-outreach-helps-di
More patients on way to Gracewood

...moratorium on community placements, the state is now doing them on a case-by-case basis, said Chris Bailey, director of communications for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities."The transition process has basically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-17/more-patients-way-gracewood
Some Augusta religious groups oppose Georgia's new gun law

...before July 1 to restrict guns in Catholic institutions to law enforcement officials, said Barbara King, the director of communications.The Augusta District of the United Methodist Church already has passed a resolution declaring each of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-05-12/some-augusta-religious-g
Richmond County school board members differ on Georgia gun law

...for me that we would arm people around kids. I prefer having trained security guards."Justin Pauly, the director of communications for the Georgia School Boards Association, said many school districts have reached out to his organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-03/richmond-county-school-bo