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Meth lab cleanup at Georgia motels lacks firm rules

...a hit the inn's manager said he cannot afford to take.By law, he doesn't have to."There are no cleanup guidelines for...said.About 20 states have tried to strengthen meth lab cleanup laws for hotels and apartments by requiring lead and mercury targets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-31/meth-lab-cleanup-georgia-mot
Plants, fences obstructing views are threat to motorists

...citizens," said Pam Costabile, the city's code enforcement manager. "They can cause a lot of problems."As with other laws, it's often disobeyed, Costabile said. The Code Enforcement Division receives no shortage of calls about overgrown vegetation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-31/plants-fences-obstructing-vi
Commissioners seek attorney general's opinion on SPLOST distribution to local non-profit entities

...Guilfoyle and Donnie Smith pushed for a further examination of the practices related to nonprofit entities under the state's SPLOST laws last week in light of the city's next planned sales tax referendum in 2015."We have to make sure we do it right," Guilfoyle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-01/commissioners-seek-ag-op
Don't snub laws or civility

...is by not paying attention to basic laws that our country shows disdain for civility ? not respecting laws and law enforcers when they are on the road...are just a few examples of little laws that, when treated as not that important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/dont-snub-laws-or-civili
Action steps to keep your money in event of a business's bankruptcy

...company's facility. As a last resort, contact law enforcement.? WARRANTIESThe validity of...7 BANKRUPTCIESUnder Chapter 7 bankruptcy law, the money gained from selling the company's...UNUSED GIFT CARDSUnder Chapter 7 bankruptcy law, the gift card holder must file a claim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-31/action-steps-keep-your-money-event-
North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...Carolina recruiting documents and emails released to The Associated Press last week in response to a public records request.State law requires the release of recruiting documents after a company has announced a decision on its preferred location, which Toyota...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/nc-offered-100m-toyota-hq-
Personal care home under scrutiny

...in connection with the home on Anthony DeJuan Parkway.A new law that went into effect in July increases the potential punishment...The GBI is co-sponsoring a training event in October for law enforcement officers and prosecutors, according to the Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-01/personal-care-home-und
Rants & Raves

...have all of the guns destroyed, which would mean fewer guns out on the street. Let's hope that the guns are in the hands of law-biding citizens! RESEARCHERS NOW report higher greenhouse-gas estimates for the Keystone pipeline than have been previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-31/rants-raves
Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise

...stereotypes that construction work doesn't suit them.Another factor, according to a recent report by the National Women's Law Center, is pervasive sexual harassment of women at work sites."It's not surprising that the construction trades are sometimes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/2014-08-31/few-women-construction-recruitin
All lives are important

...normally, when someone is murdered in this country, the only people who give a hoot about it are the victim's family and the law. Why?I see the power of the nonviolent protests over the deaths of Garner and Brown, and they're probably going to bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-01/all-lives-are-important