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Fed forecasts a slightly faster increase in rates

...policymakers are considering a slightly faster increase in the Fed's benchmark interest rate in 2015 than they did three months ago.The Fed has...next year. A Fed statement indicated little change in the timing of that first increase.The median short-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/fed-forecasts-slightly-fas
SC airport bomb dog dies in hot car

...department has died after the air conditioning in her handler's car failed. Airport spokeswoman...standard procedure for handlers to leave K-9s in running vehicles while a special air conditioning unit in the back of the car is running. But Weston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-18/sc-airport-bomb-dog-dies-hot
Distributing illegal pesticides results in prison term

...Augusta man has been sentenced to serve five months in prison for illegally repackaging pesticides to distribute...discovered repackaged pesticide inside a restaurant in Missouri that came from Chen.In 2012, Chen agreed to cease repackaging pesticide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-17/distributing-illegal-p
Rotary marks century in Augusta

...10-year-old national organization of professionals who wanted to exchange ideas and became involved in civic projects.The Rotary Club was founded in Chicago in 1905 and received its name because meetings rotated between members' offices. In Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/rotary-marks-century-augusta
2014 Arts in the Heart - Saturday

The 34th annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival is Friday...offering a variety of exhibits and performances in downtown Augusta. The festival will be...both 3 and 8 p.m. The parade will begin in the children's area located at Eighth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/2014-arts-heart-satur
Mother-daughter team from McCormick County invents barrette sold in Augusta-area Walgreens stores

...spawned a new hair barrette now carried in Walgreens stores across Augusta started...the hair accessory would not stay clipped in her 4-year-old daughter's thick hair...Double-Snap Barrette by GaBBY is sold in 39 Walgreens in Georgia and South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-17/mother-daug
Dine & Dish: Don't miss the treats at Arts in the Heart

...to serve as a food judge during the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival, where I was...find the Philippines booth ? then watch in fascination as their grillers turn out...GREECE. Can't wait for the Greek Festival in October? Then stop here and get your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/dine-dish-dont-miss-t
Arts in the Heart festival set for Sept. 19-21

The 34th annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival is Friday...offering a variety of exhibits and performances in downtown Augusta.As the signature event...through Thursday, Sept. 18 at SunTrust banks in Augusta, Vintage Ooollee (1121 Broad St...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/arts-heart-festival-s
Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

...hand deliver it to the elections office in Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.It's not too late to register to vote in the general election, which includes several...secretary of state and superintendent.Voters in Richmond and Columbia counties also will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-17/voting-mail-be
2014 Arts in the Heart - Sunday

The 34th annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival is Friday...offering a variety of exhibits and performances in downtown Augusta. The festival will be...both 2 and 4 p.m. The parade will begin in the children's area located at Eighth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/2014-arts-heart-sunda