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Best way to get rid of armadillos is to trap them

...More and more people have asked me what to do about armadillos digging in lawns and plant beds. Obviously, armadillos are getting more numerous in the Augusta area.Armadillos started out in the United States in Texas right after the turn of the 20th century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-30/best-way-get-rid-arm
Proposal spurs questions

...What the school board and its allies have failed to accomplish, however, is to convince the public that they're already getting top value for their massive contributions. Many questions remain unanswered.Why did the school board voluntarily give away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-30/proposal-spurs-questions
Tony Romo held out of practice, but could play on Sunday

...Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals."He's not ruled out for this game by any means," Garrett said. "He's getting himself mentally ready. He's in the meetings. He's a part of our football team, and hopefully as the week goes on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-30/tony-romo-held-out-practice-c
Tim Spivey, Richmond County schools deputy superintendent, retires after 34 years of service

...spending more time with the students and really had more impact on their lives," Spivey said. "I started thinking about getting into administration so I could have more of an impact."That epiphany started Spivey's 34 year run as a teacher, school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-30/tim-spivey-richmond-count
Eagles quarterback continues his scoring streak

...with 461 yards ? 421 on the ground.Of course, Ellison credited the defense after the game."The defense did a great job getting us the ball back," he said. NOTHING BUT TDS: When the Eagles scored on their first two possessions against Troy, it marked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-31/eagles-quarterback-contin
DHEC: SC infant mortality lowest in decades

...black infant mortality has also been shrinking in recent years.Officials attributed the improvement to expectant mothers getting better preventative care and education about how to take the best care of their babies.Some of that, according to Sue Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-29/dhec-sc-infant-mortality-low
Untapable favored in Breeders' Cup Distaff

...right after she won the Cotillion in Pennsylvania in September, giving Untapable extra time to settle in at Santa Anita."Getting to California early has worked extremely well for our horses," he said.Untapable and Napravnik have been together for all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-30/untapable-favored-br
Don't elect Michelle Nunn

...Ron Martin Jr. in 2001, she says it never occurred to her to change her last name. After all, it had served her well in getting all those appointed positions, and it now appears to be her main political asset.A few months ago, her political staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-30/dont-elect-michelle-nunn
South Carolina to play without leading tackler Skai Moore

...when his Buffalo Bills would visit the Miami Dolphins.It all changes Saturday.Homecoming weekend for the Hurricanes is getting headlined by Kelly and championing his fight against cancer. The Hurricanes will honor their former quarterback and have embraced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-30/south-carolina-play-witho
Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches in Georgia

...all across this state ... we will have that bright future."Carter must get a strong African-Ameri can turnout while getting more white votes outside the metro area than Democratic presidential nominees have gotten in recent cycles. MICHELLE NUNNNunn's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10