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Habersham County drug raid disaster highlights need for police reform

...judgment and lack of careful investigation is all too common in the inordinately militarized...average of 50,000 annually. More troubling is the fact that the majority of these deployments...have determined that a suspect's home is empty. This practice would obviate any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/habersham-county
Are these the last days?

...blessed by God. A Methodist minister proclaims it is right and Christian to accept gay marriages. Civil...Christians crucified.Any doubt Christ will come again is dispelled, and the truth of His coming is being revealed. We have prophecy being revealed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-13/are-these-last-days
Another brave Dyess exemplifies extraordinary heroism

...97-year-old Louie Zamperini, there is renewed interest in one of the best books...A major portion of this best-seller is devoted to the terrible torture that Zamperini...Louie Zamperini story, the Ed Dyess story is both multifaceted and fascinating.There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/another-brave-dy
Superintendent runoff pits Big Business against parents and teachers

...the education and corporate establishments is Mike Buck, current chief academic officer...Georgia Department of Education. His opponent is Richard Woods, a former educator who vows...makes it clear that the purpose of education is to create a work force and improve the economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/superintendent-r
Ad touted the best principles

...corruptness (political correctness). That ad is a true history lesson in and of itself...we as a nation have utterly abandoned ? is the very foundation upon which this country...only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-13/ad-touted-best-principle
The case for Kingston

...a Democrat-controlled government that is failing the American people.Georgia needs...fourth in May's Republican Senate primary, is a longtime congressional colleague of Kingston's...things done. That valuable leadership trait is crucial.Our colleagues at the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-13/case-kingston
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is feeling fine this season

...based upon the fact that I could have another clot."Vickers is always on the move, stretching often or he takes walks on long...Toyota.Vickers, coming off a runner-up finish at Dayton, is on pace to start all 36 races for the first time since 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-12/nascar-driver-brian-vicker
Augusta billiards league grows in popularity

...steps ahead of his opponent.Brown, 52, is considered one of Augusta's best eight...thought to be a dying sport, billiards is making a comeback in Augusta.The city's...Jennifer Hitchcock, 46, of Grove town, is captain of one of the league's 16 teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-12/augusta-billiards-league
Organizations link VA problems to staff shortages

...at the Charlie Nor wood VA Medical Center is in jeopardy because of a shortage of physicians...say they know why the Au gusta hospital is struggling to fill more than 100 vacant...system.Among those leading the charge is the American Board of Physician Specialties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-12/organizations-link-va-proble
Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

NEW YORK - Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration...the FAA dated Wednesday, Amazon said it is developing aerial vehicles as part of Amazon...makers to fly drones, but commercial use is mostly banned. Amazon is asking for an exemption...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-11/amazon-asks-faa-permission