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Gov. Deal signs executive order requiring state agency readiness for medical marijuana law

...ceremony in his Capitol office, Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Friday ordering state agencies to start preparations...sitting in my living room, just crying."Deal said the executive order requires a medical composite board to work with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-28/gov-deal-signs-executive-order-requ
New GRU doctoral degree will be a boon for allied health professionals

...for our university has been achieved thanks to the support of many key players including the Board of Regents and GRU's executive leadership. I am most grateful for their wisdom, because the advancement of this program can only result in outstanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-28/new-gru-doctoral
John Schulz

...Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI before a long and successful career in the pulp and paper industry. He retired as an executive with Champion International in 1998 and continued to support the industry with significant contributions to ISO and TAPPI...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174511056
Wayne Martin

...Martin worked for the F.W. Woolworth Company for 44 years where he worked his way through various positions retiring in Executive Management. He enjoyed hunting, playing golf and was an avid UNC Tar Heels Basketball fan. Survivors include his wife of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174497339
Augusta Regional to close runway for safety, parking during Masters

...parking area for private jets.Roy Williams, the airport's executive director, told the Augusta Aviation Commission on Thursday...the primary north-south runway that will remain open, the executive director said planes can easily be towed off either runway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/augusta-regional-close-runway
Tax credit for terrorists?

...Americans in waiting." How long before they refer to terrorists as "unhappy people wearing black ski masks"?If Obama's executive order is allowed to stand, over 5 million "Americans in waiting" will be allowed to file for the "earned income tax credit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-28/tax-credit-terrorists
Faith digest

...ready for Holy Week. It's appropriate to have this type of performance," said Carolyn Dolen, Augusta Choral Society executive director.The Requiem, a Mass for the dead, was Mozart's last composition.Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-27/faith-digest
Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...Carolina and New Jersey as states that have been leaders in implementing the recommendations.Jason Cates, a member of the executive committee of the Arkansas Athletic Trainers' Association who led reforms in Arkansas after a high school basketball player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
Georgia 'religious freedom' bill stalls in committee

...corporations.Some Georgia business interests made their strongest negative comments yet on the bill Thursday. Jim Sprouse, the executive director of the Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association, said the issue boils down to the perception of Georgia as an "unwelcoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-26/georgia-religious-freedo
Women in Philanthropy group award more than $132,000 in grants to women, children services

...Club.All of the grants were dispersed to organizations that provide services to women and children.Gayle Lofgren, the executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Aiken, said her organization will use its $15,000 grant to pay for forensic interviews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-27/women-philanthropy-award-gran