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Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...Gov. Andre Bauer. The House Judiciary Committee considered but ultimately declined to impeach Sanford. The full House instead voted to censure him, saying he was derelict in his duty and abused his power. McConnell became lieutenant governor in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/haley-surgery-means-democrat
Democratic US Senate candidate Michelle Nunn pokes fun at her campaign leak

...campaign, but this has gone beyond what I anticipated or intended," she told them.But Republican operatives say it shows that instead of being above politics she is actually an empty suit packaged by consultants to take advantage of her father's reputation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-31/democratic-us-senate-candidat
Ray Guy: That legendary leg

...200 feet.In the Raiders' next Super Bowl appearance three years later, Guy didn't have any scoreboards to worry about. Instead, he would be faced with a bad snap with the game still in the balance. With the Raiders holding a 7-0 lead, he stood near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-31/ray-guy-legendary-leg
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...30-year-old, three-time All-Star originally was scheduled to start Wednesday night for the slumping Red Sox, who instead scratched Lester ahead of the trade deadline.After winning their third World Series in 10 seasons last year, with Lester...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Ray Guy Award was boost for punter, Augusta Sports Council

...academy, helped establish criteria for the award. Finalists weren't based solely on who had the best total punting average. Instead, several statistics were considered, including net average, number of punts inside the 20-yard line, percentage of punts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-01/ray-guy-award-was-boost-punte
Gun buyback event returns Saturday

...broke out her checkbook. Not everyone was interested in the money, though. Some gun owners chose to donate their firearms instead of receiving payment in a show of support for the cause."They just wanted a gun off the streets," she said. "Even if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-31/gun-buyback-event-retu
Audit: Augusta VA schedulers changed appointment times

...Augusta said training, staffing and the VA's scheduling system "rarely" presented challenges to providing veterans access; instead, they told auditors that a lack of provider slots and the 14-day standard to get patients in for appointment were the biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-31/audit-augusta-va-schedulers-
Woman donates years of geneaology research to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library

...environment and will be a valuable resource for area genealogists.The library doesn't purchase family histories, focusing instead on acquiring other resources genealogists use. For instance, it offers access to The Augusta Chronicle archives from 1792...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-31/woman-donates-ye
Elections | The Augusta Chronicle

...Neither Rep. Jack Kingston nor businessman David Perdue has detailed a clear course for changing the nation's fiscal situation, instead broadly railing against government spending and debt in their campaign for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat. Don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections
Fixing a bad decision

...charged with abandoning her daughter deserve a big bag of cash?Instead, recast the question: Do citizens have the right to spend...jail time, and Regina would get to keep her mom in her life.Instead of using the judicial system to unnecessarily rip a parent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-29/fixing-bad-decision