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Senator plans bill to raise $800 million a year for SC roads

...twice the $400 million that plans by the House and Gov. Nikki Haley would raise. Leaders...not include restructuring DOT, which the House and Haley have made priorities. Instead...to negotiate that more. Leaders of the House continue to talk to the governor.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/senator-plans-bill-raise-800-
Homicide rate declining in Richmond County early in 2015

...Kyler, 57, was charged with aggravated assault after police found Matilda L. Jenkins, 58, unconscious in his Maxwell House apartment. The charge was upgraded to murder three days later when Jenkins was removed from life support after suffering brain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-03/homicide-rate-declinin
House speaker out of line

...right to do so.The target of The Chronicle should have been House Speaker John Boehner, who had the gall and the traitor-like...Boehner's action should result in his resignation as speaker of the House. We have one president, and it is not John Boehner!Lowell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-03/house-speaker-out-line
Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...folks who have never given to Paine think that everything that Paine is doing needs to be reported to them? We took a vote at my house and chose the past week as the worst in a long time. Weather was bad. Ice and cold without the beauty of snow. Rain without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/metro
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...she said, ?and you really made me mad.? Bad news at my house for the little white dogs. Cold weather and rain have been...rabbit that has taken up lounging in the hedge in front of the house. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 After one January homicide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Senator drafts stricter bill on cannabis oil

...legal problems that could arise under the House version, which passed overwhelmingly last...have not been responsive to medication.House Bill 1, sponsored by Rep. Allen Peake...the study to epilepsy."My concern with House Bill 1 is I believe it applies a criminal-justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/senator-drafts-stricter-
Winter has worst week yet, brings need for spring

I get a bit gloomy when it's gloomy.? Catherine Zeta-Jones We took a vote at my house and chose the past week as the worst in a long time.Weather was bad.Ice and cold without the beauty of snow. Rain without the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-02/winter-has-worst-week-yet-bri
Cubs will ask for more time to finish upgrades

...Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field in April, players and fans alike might feel a bit like a homeowner who lives in a house where workers are tearing apart the kitchen.Members of the media were led on a tour Monday of the bowels of the Major League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-02/cubs-will-ask-more-time-
Hearing set on proposed pipeline

...Products Pipe Line LLC are hosting the public information open house at 5 p.m. Wednesday at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Savannah...Effingham has the greatest amount of pipeline planned, no open house is scheduled there. Georgia DOT is a stated host of the meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-03/hearing-set-proposed-pip
Bottom line

...session of Congress today, but is being shunned and even denigrated by the Obama White House.We bet the ayatollah would've been invited to the White House if he'd been in town.Absolutely talk with our enemies. But don't snub our friends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-03/bottom-line