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Smoking not extinguished in bars, restaurants

...in an establishment if it prohibits entry to anyone under age 18.Despite the 2005 law, a recent study from Georgia State University found some surprising results on smoking.Researchers found that the percentage of Georgia restaurants and bars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/smoking-not-extinguuised-bar
Ga. below average on injury related deaths

...states - Florida, Iowa, Missouri and Montana - scored the lowest, with two out of 10.Monica Swahn, of the Georgia State University School of Public Health, said Wednesday that there are some preventive steps that Georgia "is doing really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/ga-below-average-injury-re
Georgia high court reverses murder conviction in Dunwoody shooting

...questions that are ahead for us, for the state and for the court," Key said.Paul Milich, a professor at Georgia State University's College of Law, said the high court's decision will prevent prosecutors from using the experts' conclusions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-15/georgia-high-court-rev
Ga. college president pay defended

...Georgia's university system says million-dollar pay packages are justified for the presidents of Georgia Tech and Georgia State University.University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the pay raises are retention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-08/ga-college-president-pay-
Georgians face health insurance spike

...Georgia are "larger than we've seen in the last four years,'' said Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University.He cited several factors. One is an unleashing of pent-up demand for medical services, as improvements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-03/georgians-face-health-in
Huge raise for UGA president

...raises for the presidents of Georgia Tech and Georgia State University. Both Georgia State's Mark Becker and Tech's...000.The longevity bonuses are paid by the Georgia State University Foundation, not the state, according to information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-27/huge-raise-uga-president
Georgia smoking rate drops

...annually, and its direct health care costs amount to more than $3 billion a year.Michael Eriksen, dean of Georgia State University's School of Public Health, said Thursday that Georgia's cigarette smoking rate is "moving in the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-24/georgia-smoking-rate-drops
Best & Brightest: James Stair Jr., Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School

...Governor's Honors Program, FLAIR Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Honor, candidate for Mercer University, Georgia State University and Oglethorpe University presidential scholarships; University of South Carolina McNair Scholar Candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-brightest-james-stair-jr
Forecast: Augusta economy to grow jobs at 3.1 percent pace

...3.1 percent this year, slightly ahead of the state overall, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Georgia State University.Metro Augusta has already added 1,500 jobs in the first three months of the year.Strong employment gains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/forecast-augusta-economy-g
New principals named at North Augusta Elementary, Hammond Hill Elementary

...Carolina in 2010, and masters degrees in health administration and business administration in the mid-1990s from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She moved into administration in 2011 as an assistant principal at Oakwood Windsor Elementary after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-28/new-principals-named-nort