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Officers clear up 13 South Carolina road laws

Highway laws can vary from state to state...break them. South Caro lina law enforcement officials have seen...on as you're turning.The law requires a turn signal to be...stationary. In Georgia, the law is stricter. Texting isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/officers-clear-13-sout
National Wildlife Federation starts process to sue federal agency over pipeline plans

...Transportation Department on Tuesday of not enforcing a federal law that requires pipeline owners and operators to establish safety...navigable waters" under the Oil Pollution Act, said Shriberg.The law was passed after the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker disaster that resulted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/national-wildlife-federati
Another church security meeting set

...will also be present.The presenters will discuss topics including site vulnerability, developing a response plan, weapon laws in Georgia and South Carolina, self-defense training, effective security systems and how to make the congregation feel safe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-29/another-church-security-meet
Gun laws don't deter the bad guys

...mattered. No firearms regulations or prohibitions imposed upon the law-abiding will successfully regulate anyone determined to be...nitrate or any other inanimate object.The only effect anti-gun laws have is making it easier for bad guys to victimize the good guys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-25/gun-laws-dont-deter-b
Building dedication held for former Sheriff Ronnie Strength

Law enforcement runs deep in Ronnie Strength's blood, and from the time he joined the force in 1970 to his 2012 retirement he dedicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-28/building-dedication-held-form
North Augusta man accused of child exploitation

...to a statement from South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson's office, Jeffrey William Malcom was arrested by the State Law Enforcement Division on a count of felony sexual exploitation of a minor in the second degree, which carries a punishment of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/north-augusta-man-accu
Georgia easing teacher testing rules

...Deal. They're supposed to measure how much progress students make during the course of a school year, and according to state law, count for half of a teacher's job performance assessment.In basic courses such as reading and math, so-called student...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-28/georgia-easing-teacher-te
Aid to Islamic State ends with maximum penalty for Augusta man

...Bourne said. Davis was fully prepared to join the Islamic State and it was only through the proactive work of federal and state law enforcement officers that his plan was foiled.Davis bought his airplane ticket just weeks after the Islamic State publicized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/aid-islamic-state-ends
Second reading of Augusta stormwater fee passes

...Allen Jackson said staff had identified savings of $175,000 from lower gas prices and $450,000 in lapsed salaries from law enforcement budgets and $75,000 in fuel and $200,000 in lapsed salaries from the general fund budget. The remainder includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-28/second-reading-augusta-s
Affordable Care Act led to improved health care, study finds

...disparities in access to care," he said.Particularly when compared to the worsening trends prior to open enrollment under the law, "we see encouraging gains in coverage, access to care and self-reported health in the first two years" of enrollment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-28/affordable-care-act-led-impr