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Suspended SC State president sues school

...full Ways and Means Committee that would put the state's financial oversight board temporarily in charge of the university until...accreditation probation since last summer. Elzey has blamed the financial woes on the yearslong decline in enrollment, coupled with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
John Grisham won't join Augusta lawyers in private probation legal battle but supports effort

...his latest book, Gray Mountain, one of Grisham's protagonists is assigned to represent a poor woman driven further into financial troubles because of the steep cost of private probation.Sensing a kindred spirit, Bell extended an offer to Grisham to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/john-grisham-wont-join
Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

...Standard and Poor's 500 index."Today, it's about the consumer," said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise Financial. "Consumers appear to be feeling a little bit better."The Standard & Poor's 500 closed up 12.89 points, or 0.6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/nasdaq-5000-index-passes-d
2 Augusta commissioners want to let administrator hire, fire department heads

...of hiring "professionals" to work for the city."A good mayor selects the best administrator; selects the best chief financial officer; selects the best fire chief," he said.City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said Friday she hadn't spoken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/2-augusta-commissioners-
Faith-based youth conference tackling tough topic of sex

...conference will feature Influence Music Group, which ministers through hip-hop music, along with local artists. With financial support from the United Methodist Committee on Relief, McKie said he plans to expand the conference to Athens, Ga., and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-01/faith-based-youth-conference
Ellis Street Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...nightlife and entertainment destination centered around a canal quickly fell by the wayside as city officials dealt with pressing financial matters that have upstaged this urban renewal proposal. Some of Thurmond Lake's campgrounds and day-use recreation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/ellis-street-canal
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...of the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium, Augusta's premier entertainment venues. Beset by problems of infighting and financial irregularities, the Coliseum Authority was revamped in May of 2009 to include new members who worked to improve the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...Though internationally recognized for his revolutionary music, Brown was not without his share of controversy. He had various financial problems and a few arrests and charges for domestic violence and drug possession. Local honors to the legendary musician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/james-brown
Augusta Interfaith Coalition urges community to support Paine College

...imploring the community to make a drastic financial show of support for Paine College as...operations, repay debt and strengthen the financial base of the school.Johnson said while...has headed the efforts to resolve the financial and managerial problems that have kept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/augusta-interfaith-coalition
University had "great year," officials said

...hospitals are facing from increasing financial pressures, University Hospital had a...10 million turnaround, said Chief Financial Officer Dave Belkoski. Combined with...those costs better," he said.The good financial news comes despite increasing costs from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/university-had-great-year-of