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Dual-enrollment program expands at Augusta Tech

...When Ready Act," legislation Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law in April to streamline the state's dual-enrollment options...and occupational certificates.Unlike in years past, state law now allows high school freshmen and sophomores to enroll in more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-26/dual-enrollment-program-e
Officers deserve respect

I wonder if a law enforcement officer or retiree would explain...burglarized someone and then was running from the law.I thought we wanted the good guys to catch...belittling verbiage and fail to support our law enforcement, as well as teachers and others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-27/officers-deserve-respect
Legal marijuana crop wouldn't take much, officials say

...The Macon Republican who sponsored the law allowing possession of limited amounts of...Georgia to follow their example.Federal law prohibits possession and shipping of marijuana...who can now possess the oil under state law because they have no way to get the oil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-27/legal-marijuana-crop-wou
Feticide charge in Athens area shootout

...his pregnant former girlfriend during a rampage Monday in Oglethorpe County in which he also carjacked and shot a man, engaged law enforcement personnel in a rolling gun battle and rammed an 18-wheeler into several police cars.The woman, 23-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/feticide-charge-athens-area-shootou
Fundraising huge for SC Senate candidate

...Kenneth Hodges, a member of the S.C. House, who has raised $13,660. Matthews, a mother of four daughters, has practiced law for 26 years, cultivating deep connections in the legal community. It shows on her campaign finance report: A $1,000 campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-27/fundraising-hu
Less-lethal weapons get new interest amid police shootings

...developed by a ballistics engineering company in Israel.Sixteen law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and six in Canada have purchased...because of the accountability factor that exists today in the law enforcement field ... it just makes good sense and good risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-27/less-lethal-weapons-get-ne
Airlines increasingly offer deals for off-peak travel as oil prices decline

...seen on their fuel bills since the start of this year.One city having an outsized impact on fares is Dallas, where a federal law that banned most long flights from Dallas Love Field was lifted in October.Led by Southwest Airlines, the Dallas market has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/airlines-increasingly-offe
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Office is charged with law enforcement duties...enforcement of traffic laws and through education...serves the courts, other law enforcement agencies...accordance with the established laws of the United States...Policy and/or Criminal Law and may originate from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-crime
Columbia County might revise pawn law

...database of information that law enforcement agencies can subscribe...enhanced version of existing state laws, which require pawn shops and...that information is available to law enforcement," Morris said...the regulations might benefit law enforcement, but maintains the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/columbia-county-might-revi
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the 290 square miles...beat. Consisting of dozens of certified law enforcement officers, the Patrol Division...maintained for manhunts and drug interdiction. Law enforcement agencies in Georgia and South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime