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Augusta Youth Development Campus | The Augusta Chronicle

...Even before Gov. Nathan Deal signs a comprehensive juvenile-justice bill into law this week in Dalton, state and local governments have begun putting the pieces into place. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/augusta-youth-development-campus
Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

...Superior Courts of Rich mond and Columbia counties. These lawsuits have led to a change in the state law that enables local governments and courts to contract with for-profit private probation companies to supervise people sentenced to probation for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/sentinel-named-14th-ci
New York weighs letting dogs enter outdoor dining areas

...County Health Officials voted Friday to oppose the measure, amid concerns including cleanliness, bites and whether local governments could enforce tougher rules, Executive Director Linda Wagner said.Assembly Health Committee Chairman Richard Gottfried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/new-york-weighs-letting-do
Group stopped from desegregating war memorial sues South Carolina

...that moved the Confed erate flag from the Statehouse dome to a pole in front of the capitol in 2000 also prohibits local governments from altering any historical monuments without a two-thirds vote of the Legislature. Ameri can Legion Post 20's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/group-stopped-desegregating-w
Myrtle Beach area prepares for Atlantic Beach Bikefest

...Association will vehemently oppose any tactics that unfairly target African Americans."Myrtle Beach, working with other local governments, has spent months developing a $1.6 million safety plan that required a property tax increase to pay for.Last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/myrtle-beach-area-prepares-at
Metro area employment boost from Masters Tournament sees 4,000 jobs in April

...of the state's job gains came in professional and business services; arts, entertainment and recreation; and local government, including public schools.The number of people filing for unemployment for the first time hit the lowest level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/masters-delivers-job-gain-
Save our city's history

...authority to override any HPC decisions. Furthermore, doing so would jeopardize the city's status as a "certified local government," and probably disqualify it from obtaining various state and federal grants that it has enjoyed in the past.Fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-17/save-our-citys-history
Roads are in pitiful shape

...sites are not cleaned up, and trash is left in the road that can puncture tires.A forensic audit is in order for local governments and state transportation departments on both sides of the river.Rick A. Bernardi Sr.North Augusta, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-17/roads-are-pitiful-shape
Solar panel farm on Fort Gordon part of Army efforts to diversify energy sources

...purchase power through an existing contract with the utility provider.Officials from the Army, Georgia Power and local government attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Fort Gordon plant. Some lanky pine trees were already cleared on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-14/solar-panel-farm-fort-gordon-
Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

...responsible for any damages to the pipeline, buried four feet underground.Boddiford said he understands when a state or local government takes private land to build a highway or road, some public benefit is the result. But a private company using eminent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/georgia-dot-has-until-tuesday