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Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law

...Gabby Giffords, who survived a shooting in 2011 and started a nationwide campaign on gun control. The group's executive director, Pia Carusone, on its Web site said, "the bill is extremism in action; it moves Georgia out of the mainstream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/gun-carry-rights-expande
Former SC homeless ministry official stole $440,000, feds say

...She had worked for the organization for 10 years.Officials thought last summer she had taken about $96,000.Executive Director Stacey Denaux says the organization has recovered about half of the amount that was taken. Donors have offered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/sc-homeless-minister-stole-4
Augusta State's national golf titles to be chronicled in a book by Josh Gregory, Tripp Bowden

...replaced by an event at Aiken's Woodside Plantation."I just want to save this thing," said Gregg Hemann, the executive director of the series, which is an unpaid position. "I don't expect it to be as large as it used to be, but there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/david-westin/2014-04-22/augusta-states-natio
Man-made wetlands filter storm water at Ga. port

...industrial garbage, and we've created this area that captures water and effectively cleanses it," Curtis Foltz, executive director of Georgia's ports, told reporters at the site Tuesday.The artificial wetlands are sandwiched between the docks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-22/man-made-wetlands-filter-storm-wate
Pinehurst changes bring rave reviews

...rumpled sand and perhaps a divot or two to raise the trophy."I guess there's an element of luck involved," USGA executive director Mike Davis said. "If you get on hard pan, which for a good player is kind of green light, or you get up against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-23/pinehurst-changes-bring-rave
Tiger Woods announces new tournament

...FINAL WORD: "There's no one at the USGA that even talks about that we want even par to win." - USGA executive director Mike Davis, on the perception that the U.S. Open tries to protect against low scoring.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-22/tiger-woods-announces-new-to
Lawsuit challenging May 20 election date for Augusta mayor and commission on fast track

...is anticipated before early voting starts, it will still begin as required by state law, said Lynn Bailey, the executive director of the Richmond County Board of Elections."We, of course, have no way of knowing what the future may hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-22/lawsuit-challe
Post-apartheid South Africa still struggling

...color of the dictator." To evolve, the country needs economic freedom and the rule of law, said Leon Louw, executive director of the Free Market Foundation, a South African think tank. "Democracy, in and of itself, is no solution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-04-22/post-apart
Capitalizing on unseen Georgia industry

...generated out of that certainly had a big role to motivate us," said West Richards, the new organization's executive director.The big banks and credit-card companies that the processors work for successfully lobbied Congress in the drafting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/capitalizing-unseen-ga-ind
Murder of young woman example of domestic violence danger

...brother's children, they said."That's a big worry sign for family members to watch for," said Aimee Hall, the executive director of SafeHomes.An abuser will cut off contact with friends and family to maintain control, Hall said. An abusive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-20/murder-young-woman-exa