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Museum event will celebrate James Brown's birthday

...the 1990s, Brown chose Augusta as the city to host his annual birthday bashes. Brown utilized his own resources to bring a diverse group of performers to the area including Slash, Sharon Stone, Tone Loc, MC Hammer, the Blues Brothers, the O'Jays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/museum-event-will-cel
Savannah schools may curb homework

...warned that a cookie-cutter policy dictating homework time limits could create unnecessary problems in Savannah-Chatham's diverse district. Some teachers can be heavy handed when it comes to homework while others don't seem to offer students enough of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-20/savannah-schools-may-curb
Atlanta zoo sends gorillas to SC

...Survival Plan, which aims to ensure that the population of gorillas in North American zoos is self-sustaining and genetically diverse.Zoo Atlanta says it is home to North America's largest collection of western lowland gorillas, with a current population...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-09/atlanta-zoo-sends-gorillas-sc
Top cyber words for 2015

...is composed of 18 sectors that are designated critical to our economic way of life. The companies in these sectors ? as diverse as the power or water plant in your town, the bank on your main street, your phone company, transportation system, agriculture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-15/top-cyber-words-
Richmond County residents voice support for IE2 school flexibility option at final public meeting ahead of board vote

...IE2, saying she felt a charter system would be difficult to establish in Richmond County."We have a very geographically diverse county and a limited amount of resources to go around ... I think (we would) really have to dig to make governing councils...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-14/richmond-county-residents
Valerie Foucher

...in Sierra Leone, Africa and was raised in France. She was a certified pilot and scuba diver, fluent in 4 languages and a diverse, well-traveled adventurer with a love and passion for antiques and archaeology. She served the United States for 9 years...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174640896
Park service needs younger visitors for aging facilities

...centennial approaching in 2016, the park service is launching a campaign Thursday to raise support and court a younger, more diverse visitor base. First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will co-chair the campaign, calling on Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/park-service-needs-younger-visitors
Light manufacturer to add plant in Jenkins County, creating 200-plus jobs

...Lighting's decision to establish its first North American headquarters in our state tells us that our qualified workforce, diverse business network and pro-business environment continue to attract investment from leading companies around theworld," Deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-23/light-manuf
NCAA to monitor impact of religious objections law in other states

...The NCAA has 500 employees at their Indianapolis headquarters and Emmert said it had to protect the ability to recruit a diverse workforce.Emmert and other NCAA leaders said they will review lawmakers' revisions and discuss the issue further at a meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-02/ncaa-monitor-impact-relig
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...evolution from a railroad town to a modern city with international manufacturing facilities.The city of 23,000 is also diverse, with 44 percent black and 44 percent white residents. HOWEVER, THERE ARE STILL distinct divisions. Greenwood has two American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves