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Week of market turmoil offers lessons for investors

...market from falling. By June, stocks were "trading at sky-high, rocket-crazy valuations," said Dickie Wong, the executive director of research at Kingston Financial Group in Hong Kong.Prices started to fall in mid-June after regulators tightened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/week-market-turmoil-offers
Many Augusta-area charities operating with deficit

...provided by Pollak, with most of its losses being planned, said Executive Director Travis McNeal.For at least the past four fiscal years...326 surplus.Erick Montgomery, His to ric Augusta's executive director, said numerous factors led to last year's deficit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-29/many-augusta-area-charities-o
Plant Vogtle on track after schedule revised

...2016 and 2017."We are not changing any forecasted costs and schedules in this report," Buzz Miller, Georgia Pow er's executive vice president of nuclear development, said in an interview. "Now, it's about getting it online and getting the plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-28/plant-vogtle-track-after-sche
Columbia County school construction continues

...Baker Place Elementary in January."Right now, we have over 100 portable classrooms that are in use," said Tim Beatty, executive director of the school system's Facilities, Maintenance and Operations Department. "The whole goal is to get our students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-28/columbia-county-school-co
Things to Do | The Augusta Chronicle

...the Morris Museum of Art announced its 2015-2016 lineup for the Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series with museum executive director Kevin Grogan once again coming up with some outstanding acts. Aryle Pastore believes it's the music of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do
Less-lethal weapons get new interest amid police shootings

...pain and incapacitating a suspect. One executive of the company that patented the technology...to shake it off," said Allen Ezer, executive vice president of Security Devices International...said Salvatore Emma, Micron's chief executive officer.The projectiles do not penetrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-27/less-lethal-weapons-get-ne
SRNS donates $10,000 for Aiken County's 100th Habitat for Humanity house

...our board and committees has been strong, while their financial support has made possible houses," said Richard Church, executive director of the Aiken County Habitat for Humanity, formed in 1988. "At times they paid for the whole house completely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/srns-donates-10000-aiken-coun
Legal marijuana crop wouldn't take much, officials say

...that's OK," said Bob Blake, an Oregon-based oil producer. "That's what pioneers do."Gov. Nathan Deal issued an executive order last year instructing Georgia Regents University to participate in clinical trials that will make the oil available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-27/legal-marijuana-crop-wou
Pipeline case moves ahead in court

...continued to survey along the pipeline's proposed route. The Texas-based company, co-founded in 1997 by former Enron executive Richard Kinder, also has continued to conduct an advertising campaign promoting its record in the Peach State.Since Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/pipeline-case-moves-ahead-cou
SC mayor indicted on wiretap charges

...Rodney Turner was suspended after Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order Monday. Turner was charged earlier this month and was...wiretap conversations between workers around town hall. The executive order says that Turner's suspension does not address his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-25/sc-mayor-indicted-wire