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New England hit by blizzard's 2 feet of snow

...his first year in office.With the storm drawing near, the governor banned all non-essential travel, and the mayor ordered city...science professor Jeffrey Berry said. "What's important for a governor or a mayor is to appear to be in charge and to have a plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/new-england-hit-blizzards-2-feet-sn
Shipping proposal outlined for medical marijuana by legislator

...is not legal, the AP reported.Other ideas to bring medical marijuana to Georgia, Peake said Monday, include asking the governor to request a federal exemption allowing a state agency to obtain cannabis oil for "compassionate-need" distribution.Peake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/shipping-proposal-outlin
Fierce snowstorm could paralyze Northeast US for days

...aware that big snowstorms can make or break politicians, governors and mayors moved quickly to declare emergencies and order the...off-limits on the streets of takeout-friendly Manhattan. The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island also slapped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-26/fierce-snowstorm-could-paralyze-nor
Gov. Deal chides Georgia mayors

...the annual Mayors' Day breakfast, the governor chided those from mostly rural communities...percentage of ex-cons, warned the governor, a one-time judge and prosecutor...logical distinction between those."The governor hasn't recommended imposing any sort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/gov-deal-chides-georgi
Around the block

...Queens serve as the official ambassadors of the Georgia Peach Festival and are recognized by the Georgia Legislature and the governor. All winners receive cash, with Miss receiving a $500 cash scholarship.Deadline to enter is March 13. For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-27/around-block
Speakers had a lot to say about some elected Augustans

...Appeals Court Judge Norman Underwood offered insights into his colleague the late Carl Sanders, the last Augustan elected governor.He said at one point Sanders decided to come up with a personal history and list the three most important things in his life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-26/speakers-had-lot-say-about-so
Local officials warned to prepare for road funding plan

...prodding of business groups, are searching for additional funding for roads, highways and bridges.The governor, lieutenant governor and the House speaker braced the local representatives for bad news."Now, we're going to have disagreements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/local-officials-warned-p
Academy of Richmond County | The Augusta Chronicle

... Academy of Richmond County Creative projects and enagaging lessons were what qualified ARC teacher Jeremy Knox to recieve Governor Nathan Deal's Innovation in Teaching Award Tuesday, one of only five teachers in the state ... More than 1,000 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/richmond-county-boar
Former inmate making most of second chance

...when a missed call from the governor flashed on his cellphone...four years, and under two governors, Walker had worked a prison...lawmakers and guests of the governor's wife.He had never even...unpaid detail work at the Governor's Mansion, a coveted position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-24/former-inmate-making-most-sec
On The Move

...Education: Bachelor of science, Georgia Southern University; Masters in Computer and Information Systems Security, Western Governors University LYNN MAYSJob title: Director of Com munication TechnologyEmployer: EDTSWork experience: She was previously the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2015-01-23/move