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Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...Senate races and the 12th Congressional District election.Three candidates ? Frank Beckles...and Charlie Hannah ? are seeking the District 2 seat held by Eloise Curtis.The other...County Board of Education seat is in Super District 9, where incumbent Venus Cain faces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/nov-4-ballot-will-have-f
Across Georgia

...southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday.U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands told several dozen people called for jury duty that prosecutors alone might need eight weeks to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/across-georgia
James Brown's mother, Susie, wrongly depicted in movie

...loved her, too.'"In the 1950s, Brown moved to New York City, where she worked as a seamstress in the city's garment district. As her son began his singing career, she became one of his most devoted fans, attending nearly every show he performed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/james-browns-mother-s
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...doesn't go nearly far enough.The deal, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago, calls for the NCAA to toughen return-to-play...struck a deal.At a status hearing later in the day, U.S. District Judge John Lee said he wanted more time to consider whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-
Battle over vacant buildings in downtown Augusta could go to court

A heated legal battle is brewing in downtown Augusta's historic district, where city notices to demolish or rehabilitate two vacant buildings have set off fighting over property that hasn't received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/battle-over-vacant-buildings
Parents of teen found dead inside a gym mat sue Lowndes County school board

...during its normal hours of operation."The school board's attorney, Warren Turner, wrote in an e-mail Tuesday that the district had not yet been served with the lawsuit and it would be "inappropriate to make a public comment on this matter at this time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-29/parents-kendrick-johnson-teen
Augusta Commission holds off on tax increase

...the revenue somewhere," Lockett said. "Let's do what is right."Also voting in favor, Commissioner Bill Fennoy said District 1 residents complain about potholes, abandoned houses, overgrowth and flooding."They don't mind a tax increase as long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-28/augusta-commission-holds
Aiken County Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...chairman and eight members elected to represent individual districts. Aiken County Council has given its third and final approval...final verdict on the North Augusta Tax Incremental Financing district, which would be used to fund a ... Don't Miss Databases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/aiken-county-council
Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...Columbia County into downtown Augusta. The second and third levels take several paths through the Downtown and the Laney-Walker Districts prior to returning to the Savannah River, for a total length of approximately 13.5 miles. Notable structures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/augusta-canal
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

Opens Friday, Nov 21, 2014 Synopsis: The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) faced with a decision that could sway the fate of a nation. In the wake of the Quarter Quell, the Hunger Games have been changed forever, and Katniss ends up in District 13. Her courage having inspired a nation, the brave young heroine heeds the advice of her friends, and sets out to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). Meanwhile, Katniss' fragile alliance with President Coin (Julianne Moore) could lead to disaster. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore, Sam Claflin, Donald Sutherland Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review